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IWC Schaffhausen: this is the men’s world

IWC Schaffhausen is a famous watch manufacturer, founded by Florentino Jones in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. The company specializes exclusively in the production of watches for men, among them is the Limited Collection Aquatimer Chronograph Edition Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

The Aquatimer Chronograph Edition Jacques-Yves Cousteau is a part of Aquatimer watch collection for deep diving. The model from the limited edition dedicated to the great explorer and diver Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

This watch is a diver chronograph which has water resistance to 120 meters. Aquatimer limited edition presented in the steel case with a system of strap / bracelet quick-change and a screw-down crown. Another specific detail is back case with engraving a portrait of the ocean explorer and the famous ideologist Cousteau Odyssey in his famous red knitted cap.

The watch for Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s Odyssey

Jacques-Yves Cousteau is a famous ocean explorer. This theme is close to IWC Schaffhausen brand, which is a partner and sponsor of not-for-profit financially distinct organization Cousteau Society for many years. Besides, the Swiss brand was a sponsor of the National Geographic expedition, which followed exactly the route of Jacques-Yves Cousteau expedition on a board of his second research ship Alcyone.

Chronograph Edition Jacques-Yves Cousteau is the fifth edition of the Aquatimer line. The collection is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the great explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.


Strict perfection

The reputation of the IWC Schaffhausen brand is irreproachable till today. The company became famous for the release of watches engraved with the owner’s name. There are data about the very first clients in the archives of the brand. Many famous people are lovers of IWS: Dr. Jung, Sir Winston Churchill. Also, among the regular customers is the German Air Force, they prefer the model Mark XI, which was first presented in 1948 and it is popular to this day.

In the manufacture of complicated timepieces, the IWC Schaffhausen’s versatile masters reached the peak of perfection, that marked a considerable number of prizes. The symbolic model with minute repeater, chronograph and perpetual calendar astronomical is manufacturing by the company even today.