Watch Spotting: NBA Great Michael Jordan Wearing An IWC Big Pilot While Receiving The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Watch Spotting: NBA Great Michael Jordan Wearing An IWC Big Pilot While Receiving The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Michael Jordan embraces President Obama while wearing an IWC Big Pilot Ref. 5002.

This reference was made by IWC in restricted numbers, from approximately 2003-2006. Michael Friedberg, the prominent IWC student of history, has composed that the references 5002-02 (blue dial) and 5002-03 (dark dial) were made in exceptionally little numbers for every time of creation, and IWC has never authoritatively delivered figures on numbers made with blue versus dark dials. The reference 5005-02 was initially declared at Baselworld in 2002.

Other beneficiaries of the Presidential Medal of Freedom comprised a’s who of American culture, including Bill and Melinda Gates, Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross, Vin Scully, and Ellen DeGeneres .

For more on IWC Big Pilots, see our discussion with John Mayer .

Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP