good to have your relpy so quick
here are some other photos
honestly I have been searching the internet all night long
there are not many examples have fonts "international" like this but there are
still some early example on pocket watch.and one i believe produced on early
@ben has written:
It certainly looks to be in good shape for its age, but still
hard to examine the details in the photos. Wait a few days, hopefully one
the real experts can weigh in. Here's another cal.89 with a similar font,
did vary a bit:
I thought it a redial according to its listed price （only 1600usd）
but if it is a redial I have to say they did a goos work
your pic is the often seen shark lug ref89，amazing piece
I would turn your question into : 'Why should this not be a genuine IWC dial?'
As you know false is often difficult to distinguish from real.
The dials that are re-made are generally found on collector's watches, most
The cal. 89 dress watch was not typically such item, in contrast to the
military Mark 11.
The variety of dials for these watchhes was abundant just as for the cal.
Why making a re-dial if original ones are still available. The dial showed by
Ben is from the same type.
My opinion is that the dial is genuine.
Firstly I wanna express my pleasure for your kind reply and also to ben
before I came to this forum，I thought maybe it is a place forgotten by
peoole。I was totally wrong of course.
Go on with your question：why should I think it is a redial？I would say the
listed price （around 1600usd little bit low for such a good example）
and then I did not find another "o" （of the "co"）ends like this，at least I
failed through the google
and last the example looks too perfect for its price even the seller cant be
sure whether the dial is original
But what is interesting is before I started the thread ，I have made the
decision to buy it，since one of my friend say even it is redial ，it is well
Now lets wait and I will post some high resolution pics here for you to check
Best Regards ，
here are some new evidence
the pictures are from sold watch listed in "private eyes"，a japan based
the "co " looks the same as the ref89 I have shown here
it is ref852 and seller says the dial is original （it looks so）
what a find！
This is what I meant : you found an identical logo. There are numerous
And the price ; during the last 2 decades gold IWC watches were about this
price, often steel cal. 89 and the 85xx series were more expensive