IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN

Aquatimer Expedition Charles Darwin Automatic Chronograph 44mm Bronze and Rubber Watch, Ref. No. IW379503

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GBP 7,761.60/ Approx. A$14,208(taxes and duties included)

Colour: Black

Editor's Notes

Swiss horology expert IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN has been crafting flawless watches since its inception in 1868. Dedicated to Mr Charles Darwin, 'the father of evolution' who once stated "a man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life," this 'Aquatimer' style pays homage to his journey to the Galapagos Islands. The bronze case references the famous HMS Beagle's gleaming (non-corrosive) fittings, and is designed to develop a characterful patina over time. It's powered by a precise calibre 89365 automatic movement and has both a water resistance of 30 bar and a mechanical external/internal rotating bezel with SafeDive system - the brand considers this special edition perfect for "modern expeditions both above and below water".


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Size & Fit

This item's measurements are:

  • Width of Strap: 2cm / 0.8in
  • Width of Face: 4.4cm / 1.7in
  • Max. Strap Length: 22.5cm / 8.9in
  • Min. Strap Length: 18.5cm / 7.3in
Technical Specification

Movement

  • Swiss-made calibre 89365 automatic movement with 68-hour reserve
  • 35 jewels

Functions

  • Hour, minute and second hands
  • Date window
  • Sub dials
  • Chronograph
  • Rotating internal and external bezel with SafeDive system

Dial

  • Black dial, white and bronze indices

Case

  • Bronze case
  • Rubber crowns for date and time adjustments and manual winding
  • Convex, anti-reflective, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
  • Engraved case back
  • Buckle-fastening textured-rubber strap

Specifications

  • Case diameter: 44mm; case thickness: 16.9mm; strap length: 190mm
  • Water resistance: 30 bar
  • Comes in a presentation box
  • Reference number: IW379503
  • Made in Switzerland
Product Code 16301891330335899

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