Back 2014, IWC released a slew of new models in its revamped IWC Aquatimer assortment of luxury divers’ watches (Just click here to check on them away). For enthusiasts of classic watches – and classic IWC watches, specifically – we focus on here six important IWC Aquatimers from the brand’s background.
Milestone No. 1: Aquatimer GST Automatic 2000 (1998)
IWC Aquatimer GST Automatic-2000 Ref. 3536 (1998)In 1998, IWC reinstated the original Aquatimer name and launched the Aquatimer GST Automatic 2000 (Ref. 3536), in a titanium case water-resistant to 2,000 meters, within a new type of sports watches.
Milestone No. 2: Aquatimer GST Deep One (1999)
IWC GST Deep One Ref. 3527 (1999)In 1999, IWC presented the Aquatimer GST Deep One (Ref. 3527). inside a titanium case also, it was the first IWC divers’ watch to include a mechanical depth measure, with a flyback hands for the utmost depth, and an interior rotating bezel to show dive times.
Milestone No. 3: Aquatimer Break up Minute Chronograph (2004)
IWC Aquatimer Split-Minute Chronograph Ref. 3723 (2004)In 2004, with the Aquatimer Divide Minute Chronograph (Ref. 3723), IWC launched a divers’ watch outfitted with a world-first function: a split-minute hands that operated separately from the chronograph and may be turned on or deactivated underwater, to a depth of 120 meters.
Milestone No. 4: Aquatimer Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Release “50 Years Aquatimer” (2017)
IWC Aquatimer Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Model “50Yrs Aquatimer” – reclining
IWC Aquatimer Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Release “50 Years Aquatimer”
To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Aquatimer, IWC released the Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Model “50 Years Aquatimer” back September of this past year. The newest launch to the range runs on the proprietary materials called Ceratanium (a mixture of ceramic and titanium), features 100 m drinking water level of resistance, and was limited by 50 total parts when it premiered.