Originally created in the mid 1950's the Ingenieur like Rolex's Milgaus was a watch specifically designed to be worn by scientists in particular those who worked in areas were the exposure to strong magnetic field's meant a lesser watch would fail to work accurately .
This fantastic example in mint condition from 1963 has the highly prized combination of Black dial with gold script and gold hour markers with Dauphine hands .
The cal 8531 is housed in the antimagnetic soft iron inner casing and the movement is highly regarded amongst collectors ,this coupled with the reputation as one of the earliest tool watches and its undoubted classic design make the Ingenieur extremely collectable and its 36.3 mm case makes it very wearable today as well.
This example is one of the best available at the moment and comes in an IWC pouch with dated correct IWC papers form 1963
As another great benefit this watch has also been fully serviced by vintage watch specialist Simon Freese and is guaranteed until August 2019
Why buy a new replica from IWC when you can have the original in stunning condition and working perfectly !