Swiss luxury watch maker IWC Schaffhausen presents a special edition of the iconic Aquatimer diver’s watch with production limited to 500 watches and a special hammerhead shark engraving on the case back. The Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Sharks” is exclusively bundled with a copy of Michael Muller’s book of the same name. The limited Collector’s Edition TASCHEN book is signed by the photographer and presented in a bite-proof metal shark cage. Famed for his portraits of Hollywood stars, the American photographer travelled the globe to document shark species with an unprecedented degree of technical perfection.
The Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Sharks” (Ref. IW379506) is limited to 500 watches. The engraving on the case back depicts a group of hammerhead sharks swimming. The distinctive grey dial was inspired by the colour of many sharks.
The “Sharks” bundle, comprising a limited-edition watch and a copy of the limited-edition book, is available to buy in IWC boutiques now.
Model; Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “SHARKS” Ref. IW379506
Limited to 500 watches
IWC-manufactured calibre 89365 Mechanical chronograph movement
Frequency: 28,800 A/h / 4 Hz
Power reserve: 68 h
Stopwatch function with minutes and seconds
Small hacking seconds
Case, dial and strap
Glass Sapphire, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
Diameter 44 mm
Case height 17 mm
Water-resistant 30 bar
Mechanical external/internal rotating bezel with IWC Safe Dive system
Luminescent elements on hands, dial and internal rotating bezel
Black rubber strap, stainless-steel pin buckle
IWC bracelet quick-change system
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