Lot #3157 – IWC Electronic Tuning Fork Watch 3402

Estimate: $1,000.00 – $1,500.00

Vintage gents stainless steel IWC Electronic Tuning Fork wristwatch with date, ref #3402.  Circa 1970’s.  Blue International Watch Co Schaffhausen Electronic dial with white painted indexes.  Quick set date change.  Cushion shaped case.  Stainless steel IWC fish stamped crown.  Swiss made, electronic movement.  Comes on a Tokki Project leather strap with a stainless steel Tokki Project tang buckle.  Approximate diameter is 37mm.

There are small specks of dust on the crystal.  Case back has minor tool marks around some of the edges.  The watch has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age.  Overall condition is good.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness.  An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

International Watch Company (IWC) was founded in 1868 by Florentine Ariosto Jones.  Jones returned to the United States and the company was taken over by The Rauschenbachs family from Schaffhausen.  IWC made several important models early on such a pocket watch with a digital “Pallweber” display, the W.W.W. for the British Army, and the Swiss quartz movement Beta 21.  Some iconic IWC models include the IWC Pilot, IWC Portugieser, IWC Da Vinci, IWC Ingenieur, IWC Portofino, and the IWC Aquatimer.

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Description

Brand:  IWC
Model:  Electronic Tuning Fork
Reference:  #3402
Diameter:  37mm
Dial Color:  Blue
Case Material:  Stainless steel
Bezel Material:  Stainless steel
Case Back:  Solid
Movement:  Electronic movement with tuning fork
Functions:  Hours, minutes, seconds, date
Band:  Tokki Project leather strap with stainless steel Tokki Project tang buckle
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

Brand

IWC