Schaffhausen's manufacturer has used bronze as the case material for the new Aquatimer Chronograph Edition - "Expedition Charles Darwin" for the first time. This limited edition watch is a tribute of Darwin's trip to the Galapagos Islands, where he collected evidence for his theory of the origin of species. Bronze was one of the materials most commonly used in shipbuilding during that period.
This metal alloy was also used to create the new rotating bezel, which is external and internal. This innovative bezel is equipped with the SafeDive System, which allows the diver/wearer to easily measure how long they have been under water. This can be done by simply reading the time from the scale of the internal bezel.IWC Portuguese Replica SafeDive's concept stipulates that the rotating bezel inside the wristwatch can only rotate anticlockwise. The elapsed time of the dive can only be extended, not shortened, if the diver accidentally moves the rotating bezel and there is sufficient oxygen for ascent.
The case of the watch, which pays tribute to the British naturalist, is standard Aquatimer Chronograph size 44mm by 17mm.Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Replica The watch is powered by a mechanical caliber 89365 movement, which was manufactured in-house and has a power reserve of up to 68 hours. Self-winding mechanism oscillates with a rapid frequency of 28.800 beats per minute (4 Hz). It is made up of 35 jewels.
The watch has a convex sapphire with an antireflective coating. It is designed to withstand water pressure up to 300 meters. The matte black rubber is used to protect the crown and buttons. The lumenescent material used on the hands and indexes, as well as the 15-minute scale of the rotating internal bezel, reflects the bronze color of the case.
Charles Darwin Aquatimer Chronograph comes with a new black rubber strap that is equipped with IWC's patented quick-change bracelet system. IWC launched several stunning timepieces in the Aquatimer year. This is one of the most beautiful newcomers.