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This Sunday marks the return of AMC’s Mad Men, and we know more than a few people excited about it. The show has been a big hit for a number of reasons, the least of which not being the impeccable style of Don Draper & Co.
Since timepieces are, and especially back then, were such an important part of a man's garbe, we thought we'd show you a killer watch for the Mad Men in all of us. The stainless style manual winding IWC watch we are profiling today looks like it would be perfect on the show. This watch has a beautiful dial with baton hour markers and is extremely clean. The case is in impeccable shape and what is truly special is that the watch still retains the original buckle and black leather strap.
The movement is the caliber 401, which was a very thin and reliable movement made by IWC. The watch looks like it was worn only a few times over the decades and has basically been stored safely hidden from light and dust.
While the seller states that the watch is from the 1960s, we have a strong indication it is actually from the 50s.
Overall, this is one of the most classic vintage dress watches you can find for under $2,000. It would have looked as great in the 1950s and 1960s as it does today. In fact, we would venture to say that even Don Draper would be jealous of this watch. For more information, click here.