From this year onward, IWC is an official Licensee of the US Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron. The aerobatics flying team was founded in 1946 at the instruction of the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. It currently comprises six Navy and Marine pilots, who fly F/A-18 Hornet jets. The Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Blue Angels®” is powered by the IWC-manufactured 89361 calibre and displays the stopped hours and minutes combined on a subdial at “12 o’clock”. Thanks to the integrated flyback function, simply pressing the reset push-button returns the stopwatch hands to zero and immediately starts a new time measurement. The watch is housed in a case made of matt black zirconium oxide ceramic, while the dial and calfskin strap are blue. The separate depiction of the minutes in the outer ring and the hours on a smaller inner ring is reminiscent of the observer’s watches of the 1930s and 1940s. The inner ring supplies an eye-catching yellow highlight on the dial. The crest of the «Blue Angels®» is engraved on the case back.
Retail price: $10,900.00
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Shopping duty free generally means you can purchase items without the addition of certain taxes and duties. This often results in significant savings (especially on luxury items).
We generally recommend a “Bank Transfer” as the preferred method of payment when placing an order with us. Please note that bank transfers can take up to 3 to 5 business days for funds to clear.
You can also make payment through PayPal’s Secure Payment System if that’s more convenient. PayPal guarantees that your online transaction will be secure, and that your information will be protected. PayPal generally charges a 4% processing fee, which will be added to the final order total for transactions completed via PayPal.
Warranties generally vary depending on the specific item and also the manufacturer. However, you can usually expect a range between 2 – 5 years, which is the international standard.
Jewels in Paradise will accept products returned to us within thirty (30) days of the date of the delivery, in its original packaging in a new and unused state, with all materials and documents included and in accordance with the Conditions of Sale.
You must keep a proof of return shipment, and we accept no liability in the event that such proof cannot be produced. Only merchandise received by our Jewels in Paradise stores will be eligible for a refund or exchange.
When you shop at duty free & tax free stores, your purchase is exempt from certain local and national taxes and duties.
For over 50 years, Jewels In Paradise has been a family owned, duty free & tax free business in Jamaica, so our prices are always competitive worldwide and we’re positive you’ll have a hard time finding better prices anywhere.
At this time, we do not provide an aftercare service in-house.
However, the warranty provided at the time of your purchase is honored internationally through the official manufacturer’s service center, and we’re more than happy to help you navigate the warranty & claims process.
We know how important it is for your special purchase to arrive in perfect condition. That’s why we deliver your items using an insured courier service that generally takes your package right to your front door within 2 – 5 working days. Please note that for security purposes, and to honor our duty free system here in Jamaica, all orders must be signed for upon receipt.
During national & banking holidays, or due to adverse weather conditions, delivery times may be extended as a result of conditions beyond our control.
We deliver to any destination where FedEx is available. However, if you’re located outside of the normal FedEx delivery zone, we may also employ DHL, UPS and other courier services to get your order to you.
We are genuine authorised retailers, so if the item you’re looking isn’t listed on our website, no worries, we can put in a special order for you.
Get in touch with us to find out more about the special order process.
This is perhaps one of the most overlooked — yet most crucial things that buyers should consider.
Official warranties often cover the movement and any major defects, which can be extremely valuable. In many cases, a faulty timepiece covered under warranty, may even be completely replaced with a brand new one. Compare that with “no official warranty coverage” provided by gray market retailers, who also often have “no return” policies. And, consider that some official service centers won’t even deal with your issue if your watch was not purchased from an authorised Retailer.
An authorised retailer can provide the assurance of guaranteed and complete coverage under the official manufacturer’s warranty. Additionally, authorised retailers generally have access to the entire product listing for the brands they represent.
There are other benefits that vary by store, city, and brand, as well as the customer. Here’s a great article discussing some of them.