IWC AQUATIMER CHRONO "TRIBUTE TO CALYPSO" STEEL
International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Aquatimer - Chronograph -
Automatic," No. 0986 / 2500, Ref. 3719. Made in a limited edition of
2500 pieces in circa 2008 to tribute the research vessel "Calypso" of
Captain Jacques Cousteau.
Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel
diver's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, day &
date and a stainless steel IWC buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box
and instruction booklet
Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back
with a wooden medallion depicting Cousteau's famous vessel
"Calypso," made from Calypso wood, screwed-down case back and
crown, domed sapphire crystal.
Midnight blue with applied luminous steel baton indexes, outer
rotating graduated ring with 15-minute yellow section operated
by the push-button at 4, most outer 5-minute/seconds Arabic
hour markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and
30-minute registers, apertures for the days of the week and date.
Luminous steel baton hands.
Cal. C.79320, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever
escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating
flat balance spring.