|Model:||Aquatimer 2000 – Ref IW3568-10|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||44mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||51mm|
Very good condition IWC Aquatimer 2000 with reference IW3568-10 with round black dial and white batons for the hours and yellow for the minutes. At 6 o’clock, appears “Aquatimer 2000 meters”. The window for the date is at 3 o’clock. It is a “Swiss Made” model. The hands are white and yellow with sword style. The watch comes with a unidirectional bezel graduated every 5 digits and yellow up to 15. It is a screwed crown with the IWC logo. It is a stainless-steel screwed back case with engrave outside “IWC Aquatimer – 3809664”. It is an automatic movement with caliber C30110 and 21 jewels. The watch comes with a black rubber strap and stainless steel IWC buckle. The watch comes with the warranty card.
The company was founded in 1841 by Florentine A. Jones in the small town of Rummey in the United States. When he turned 14, Jones moved to Boston to work with watchmakers and then move again in 1868 to Schaffhausen. His goal was to make cheap pocket watches for the US market using the industrial techniques. In 1869, he signed a lease with Johann Heinrich Moser where 2 years later the first pocket watches were produced. 1875 was the year of the first company bankruptcy followed by a second bankruptcy in 1879. Then the company is acquired by the Swiss industrial family Rauschenbach. In 1978, Instek AG bought the company. In 2000, the company is sold again to the Richemont group. Calibers of the brand are mythical as the “Jones”, “Mega” or “Pellaton”. IWC brand is particularly known in the world of aviation with the model “Mark 11”. IWC has also worked with “Porsche Design” and today IWC is particularly famous for this “Portuguese” model.
Automatic movement with caliber IWC C30110 with 21 jewels, 28,800 A/h frequency and 42 hours of power reserve. It is a movement based on the ETA 2892-A2.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 44mm
Length including lugs: 51mm