1960s IWC Yacht Club ref.811 blue dial with original Gay Frères bracelet
Founded in 1868, IWC is a Swiss company founded by Florentine Ariosto Jones, an American watchmaker motivated by the combination of Swiss knowledge and American technology. Today, IWC is recognized as one of the great names in the industry, renowned for its passion, innovative solutions and technical ingenuity.
Since then, IWC has established itself among the world’s top ten brands in the luxury watch segment, creating masterpieces of haute horlogerie, combining high precision and masculine design. It has produced some of the most sought-after watches, such as the Portugieser, Portofino, Aquatimer, Ingenieur, De Luxe and pilot’s watches.
Here’s the IWC Yacht Club reference automatic version: This superb IWC wristwatch is crafted in a stainless steel case, with a beautiful blue dial, an original bracelet and an excellent in-house automatic movement cal.8541B.
The case is unpolished, in excellent condition and retains its original bevels. With a diameter of over 36 mm excluding the crown and a width of 43 mm between the lugs, the watch looks great on the wrist.
Magnificent blue dial with applied silvered baton hour markers and applied IWC logo, in very good original condition, signed: “IWC International Watch Co.Schaffhausen” and “Yacht Club Automatic”, genuine silver hands in good condition, clear crystal, original crown, neat and in very good condition.
The watch comes with an original “Gay Frère SA” and signed IWC bracelet.