IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Edition Expedition Jacques-Yves Cousteau

IWC Aquatimer watch collection for 2014 includes model Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Expedition Jacques -Yves Cousteau”. This timepiece has been presented at the SIHH watch fair in 2014 and it’s dedicated to Jacques-Yves Cousteau, an French explorer, diver, a man who photographed and recorded the aquatic world.

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau traveled to the Galapagos Islands, during the early 70th of the last century, where he made his legendary TV series “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau”, and a film which title was “The Dragons of Galapagos” . He founded the non-profit organization Cousteau Society, in 1973. which deals with the protection of the water world. The company IWC since 2004. has been helping the mentioned foundation, and a portion of sales of Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Expedition Jacques-Yves Cousteau” goes to the fondation in the form of aid.

The new model comes with a more traditionally – blue dial and the small second hand in a coral color. The sixth version of this model is made of stainless steel with a diameter of 44mm and height of 17mm. Its water resistance is up to 300m, and the back-case has an engraving a figure of Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

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The blue dial contains three chronograph subdials, a day and date display is located at the position “3h”. Over the dial is set sapphire glass with convex shape, which is coated with an anti-reflective layer on both sides.

On the left side of the case is positioned a crown for mechanical rotating inner/outer slider. IWC Aquatimer Chronograph watch have SafeDive system for safe diving. New innovative bezel prevents accidental movement of set diving time.

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New IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Expedition Jacques -Yves Cousteau” model starts automatic movement, caliber 79320 which has 25 jewels and a power reserve of 44h. This model has the reference number IW376805 and comes on a black rubber.

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