IWC Schaffhausen

American pioneering spirit and Swiss tradition

Founded in 1868 by the American watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones, the International Watch Co. in Schaffhausen gained international reputation for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity.  

To this day, the skilled craftsmen combine supreme precision and exclusive designs to create watches that appeal to a variety of temperaments and passions. IWC Schaffhausen timepieces are as pleasing as they are expressive.

With a focus on Haute Horlogerie, IWC Schaffhausen presents a range of product families, each presenting a different theme. The offer ranges from robust watches for every day to specialized sport watches and exquisite complications. Together, the collections stand for the unique passion for innovation and development. The claim to excellence “Probus Scafusia” – “Craftsmanship made in Schaffhausen” is not only an enormous challenge, it is also representative of the great passion.


  • IWC Portofino

    IWC Portofino

    The classically elegant design is an expression of understatement and good taste. New watchmaking highlights such as the 8-day IWC-manufactured movement and the display showing two different time zones complete the watch line. Portofino stands for timeless Italian elegance.

  • IWC Portugieser

    IWC Portugieser

    With the 75th anniversary of the Portugieser, IWC celebrated this iconic timepiece. The Portugieser is not only one of the oldest and best-known watches from IWC Schaffhausen, but also its most prestigious: the jewel in the crown of the company’s watch collection.

  • IWC Aquatimer

    IWC Aquatimer

    IWC has 48 years’ experience in the development and production of professional diver’s watches. IWC has created many watchmaking firsts, such as the patented split-minute function and a revolutionary new sealing system that eliminates the need for screws.

  • IWC Pilot’s Watches

    IWC Pilot’s Watches

    IWC has been producing Pilot’s Watches since 1936, actively shaping the functional dial design. Amongst various Highlights the Pilot Collection offers classic pilots watches with an authentic instrument look.

  • IWC Ingenieur Watches

    IWC Ingenieur Watches

    The Ingenieur watch family is the embodiment of effective calibres with pioneering material innovations. Performance engineering reflecting the cooperation with MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team. The collection stands as well for a classic line in stainless-steel case.

Discover the collections

IWC is available in our boutiques in Zurich & Geneva or upon appointment.