Watch Review: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry from IWC Schaffhausen

REMEMBERING THE ACE. Famed for its 70-year tradition of manufacturing Pilot’s Watches, IWC Schaffhausen has released a new watch in honor of the adventurous life of France’s most legendary and pioneering pilot

The Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition Antoine de Saint-Exupéry comes in a limited edition of 500 timepieces. The watch features a tobacco-colored dial and calfskin strap along with cream-colored quilted stitching . The sapphire glass of the watch has an antireflective coating on both sides and is specially secured against drops in air pressure. The 89361-calibre movement watch is a technical marvel, with a specially designed engraving illustrating Antoine de Saint-Exupéry embellishing the back of the watch, making it a worthy tribute to the legend as well as a fine collector’s item.