By TLex IWC have extended their 2014 Aquatimer family with a further three new models for 2016. These include: the Aquatimer Automatic 2000, the Aquatimer Chronograph Edition La Cumbre VOLCANO and the Aquatimer Automatic Edition Expedition Jacques-Yves COUSTEAU Ref. IW329005
IWC Schaffhausen continues its series of special editions in honor of the French diving pioneer and oceanographer. As a partner of the Cousteau Society, the Schaffhausen-based watch manufacturer contributes to the restoration of Cousteau’s famous research vessel, the Calypso, among other things.
The watch has a stunning, deep blue dial and the design is unmistakably purist. The engraving on the Stainless steel caseback shows Jacques-Yves Cousteau AKA le Commandant sporting his trademark beanie hat. Water-resistant to 30 bar, the diver has automatic winding and a power reserve of 42 hours.
Features also include the mechanical external/internal rotating bezel, the SafeDive system and luminescent elements.