Mechanical chronograph movement
With its 30-bar water-resistance, the Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Expedition Charles Darwin” in bronze is a tribute to the great naturalist, whose observations on the Galapagos Islands led him to fundamental conclusions about the diversity of species. The use of bronze for the attractive case reminds us of the vessel famously used for Darwin’s expedition, HMS Beagle, which took him to the Galapagos Islands. Equipped with the IWC-manufactured 89365 movement, rubber-coated push-buttons, the SafeDive system and water-resistance to 30 bar, this special edition is ideal for expeditions in this day and age both above and under water. The engraving on the back is an expressive portrait of Darwin at the time when his revolutionary theory of evolution began to change our way of thinking for ever.