Lewis Hamilton gets his own limited edition IWC watch
IWC is a well known brand and its watches cost about a car worth to get one of them. IWC is also Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team's time partner, this means that as a 6 time world champion, Lewis Hamilton can get his own limited edition time piece and he did. Like his fashion choices it is not short of BOLD.
Pic Credit: IWC Shaffhausen
IWC invited Lewis to design his own timepiece however he wanted it to be. The result is the Lewis Hamilton Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition, which is the opposite of IWC's usual line-up.
It is a big dial - 46.5 mm case in black zirconium oxide ceramic. The standard dial for men is 42-44mm. The case houses a Burgundy coloured dial. The caseback is naked covered in 18-carat gold. The crown, hands, index markers and numbers and subdial markers and numbers are all in the same 18-carat gold. The watch is completed with a matched Burgundy textile strap.
Apart from time the watch displays date, day of the week, month and 4 digit year and also shows the moon phases for both northern and southern hemispheres. God knows when both hemisphere moon phases are required in a watch, but a really nice touch to show he jets around the world. On the caseback, the movement is decorated with Lewis Hamilton's logo, again BOLD.
I did say this was a limited edition, only 100 examples are made and I think he would have taken number 44, the other 99, well you are going to have to find and get them yourselves.