Thanks to the black cockpit design and the attractive combination of materials, IWC’s TOP GUN Navy Air Force watch has been widely praised since its launch. The new TOP GUN Naval Air Force watch launched this year has its logo engraved on the bottom of the watch, which is more restrained compared with the previous colored logo on the bottom of the watch.
The previous generation has a triple date display. This year’s new pilot series TOP GUN Navy Air Force MIRAMAR chronograph watch uses a single date display. In addition, a new Mark 18 pilot series TOP GUN Navy Air Force MIRAMAR watch (model: IW324702) was launched, which is also the first time that IWC has added the Mark series to the MIRAMAR pilot watch queue.
The Mark 18 Pilot Series TOP GUN Navy Air Combat MIRAMAR watch has a diameter of 41 mm and is driven by the 30110 automatic movement, which provides a 42-hour power reserve. The ceramic case is water-resistant to 6 bar and equipped with a soft iron inner case, which can effectively resist the influence of magnetic field effects. With an anti-magnetic soft iron inner case and a solidly assembled glass watch that can withstand the sudden drop in air pressure.
The dark green dial design borrowed from the traditional precision navigation watch, its biggest feature is the excellent readability of seconds and minutes. Therefore, only these two items are usually displayed on the dial outer ring, while the hours are relatively restrained in the central inner ring. Similarly, this chronograph does not have a triple date display and uses a single date display.
This watch inherits the tradition of its exemplary work, and is in the same vein as the Mark XI watch introduced in the 1940s. The Mark XVIII Pilot Collection TOP GUN Navy Air Force MIRAMAR is the brand’s first entry-level ceramic case.
Screw-down polished titanium crown, one step to adjust the date display, and two steps to adjust the time.
The lugs are naturally curved, and the black ceramic case exudes a slight sheen after polishing, which is very beautiful.
Sport strap in green embossed calfskin. IWC Mark XI watches have been equipped with green nylon straps for decades, also known as ‘Nato straps’, which has become one of the characteristics of watch appearance. With this new leather strap, this tradition continues, while meeting today’s high quality standards, and calfskin has a higher shape stability than nylon. With black ceramic pin buckle.
The top of the case is engraved with a beautiful Top Gun emblem and a Cal. 30110 self-winding movement, which provides a 42-hour power reserve. This sealed ceramic case has a water resistance of 60 meters and is equipped with a soft iron inner case, which can effectively resist the influence of magnetic field effects.
Summary: As the brand’s first entry-level ceramic case model, the dial design of the traditional precision navigation watch is borrowed from its appearance. Its biggest feature is the excellent readability of seconds and minutes. With a diameter of 41 mm, the watch diameter is suitable for most men’s wrists, and this watch inherits the tradition of its exemplary work and is in the same vein as the Mark XI watch introduced in the 1940s. For flying watch enthusiasts, this watch is undoubtedly the best choice for entry models. Current domestic public price: ¥ 42,200.