IWC began their partnership with Saint-Exupéry’s heirs and their charitable organization, the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation in 2006. Resulting in a few fine pieces of IWC models dedicated to this writer of one of the best selling books in literary history, “Le Petit Prince”.
For the latest edition IWC took the Big Pilot which was introduced in 2014 with a stainless steel case. For the limited “Le Petit Prince Edition) it is now available in a 18-carat red gold case, limited to 250 watches.
The timepiece has a 7-day power reserve and elegant sun-pattern finish. The back engraving shows the little prince in his neverending battle with the baobab tree seedlings, which, if allowed to take root, would split his tiny planet in pieces.