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IWC – Aquatimer chronograph edition “Expedition Charles Darwin”

This incredible watch is fully created in the tribute to the father of the theory of evolution – Charles Darwin.

This IWC Aquatimer chronograph in special edition has a huge 44mm case made of bronze, which was popular in those days because of its non-corrosive features and pays homage to the HMS Beagle that carried him on expedition to the Galapagos Islands.

There is a self-winding mechanical chronograph movement “89365 calibre”  with 68-hour power reserve when fully wound. It has internal rotating bezel with SafeDive system, rubber coated push buttons on the right. Date window is at 3 o’clock. The chronograph includes two subdials with 60 seconds counter on 6 o’clock and 60 minutes counter at 12 o’clock with stopwatch function. Hands, indexes and bezel elements are coated in Luminescent substance to provide legibility in the darkness. At the front in this watch is sapphire glass with antireflective coating on both sides. This watch provides 300m water resistance.
Strap is made of black rubber. On the back we can see Darwin’s portrait