IWC’s New, Smaller Pilot’s Watches

A return to smaller watches with refined details

For almost 150 years now, IWC Schaffhausen has produced some of the most popular and well-received Swiss-made watches. Over the last few years, and simultaneous with a global consumer trend toward bigger-is-better, IWC began producing timepieces with larger cases—some of which referenced the larger-cased watches from their heritage. In fact, their original Pilot’s watches from the ’30s and ’40s (built for the military) were 55mm …