IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calender Diamond
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"143 Stones shining like stars in the night sky"
Basel fair 1985. IWC's main novelty is creating a lot of buzz among watch enthusiasts and experts. IWC’s then head watchmaker Kurt Klaus, the genius behind this project, is busy explaining a new perpetual calendar wristwatch which appears to be pretty unusual. On the caseband, no correction buttons can be found. But the dial displays lot of indications: not only the date, the day of the week, the month and the moon phase but even the year, decade and century! It is here worth to mention that in the mid-1980s wristwatches with perpetual calendar complications were not user-friendly. Adjusting the calendar was a tedious business which required to perform various operations with the aid of a stylus or correction buttons. If you add that this kind of timepieces were also very expensive and exposed to the risk of malfunctioning, it is easy to understand why the number of users willing to deal with these inconveniences was pretty limited. With the new IWC Da Vinci, all the calendar displays, including the moon phase were perfectly synchronized and could be advanced day by day using the crown. For the first time, a perpetual calendar wristwatch could be operated as simply as an ordinary watch. Also integrating chronograph functions, the perpetual calendar implementation of the Da Vinci was different for another reason: it featured a four-digit year display.
The heritage of IWC is deeply rooted in American pioneering spirit and entrepreneurship. Florentine Ariosto Jones, a watchmaker from Boston, founds the International Watch Company in 1868. He draws on the help of eminently qualified Swiss watchmakers, modern technology, and hydropower sourced from the nearby River Rhine to manufacture pocket watch movements of the highest possible quality. The Rauschenbachs, an industrialist family from Schaffhausen, take over the company following Jones’ return to the United States. During its early years, IWC produces pocket watches with a digital “Pallweber” display, as well as wristwatches for women and men.
Glass: Acrylic Glass
Case Material: 18ct. Rosé Gold
Bezel Material: Diamond Set 18ct. Solid Rosé Gold
Case Back Material: 18ct. Rosé Gold
Indexes: Print and Applied
Features: Chronograph, Date, Month, Moonphase, Perpetual Calender
Dial Handstyle: Sword Hands
Caliber: IWC 79261
Base Caliber: IWC 79261
Power Reserve: 44h
Number Of Stones: 39
Clasp Type: Pin Buckle
Clasp Material: 18ct. Gold
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Checked: Two weeks functional warranty
Fully Serviced: One year warranty
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We make use of a trusted and insured delivery partner and generally ship your parcel the next business day after receiving your payment. Generally, delivery time within Europe is 2-5 business days and for the rest of the world 2-8 business days depending on the carrier. We can also arrange for your watch to be delivered by a direct courier service or, optionally, by a member of our team. Shipping costs for direct delivery are at the client’s expense. Please get in touch with us if you would like to discuss options and receive a quote.
In short, we’re not that difficult when it comes to returns and exchanges. We firmly stand behind our products and do our utmost best to ensure you are completely satisfied with your purchase. You have the right to return your purchase within fourteen (14) days of receipt of the product and there’s no need to tell us why. If you wish to return your item, simply let us know and we will arrange a collection. Once returned to us, we will reimburse the relevant amount ras voucher for zrhbrg.ch, including the costs of delivery and excluding the return costs.
Every watch is covered by a working guarantee and is checked by a licensed watchmaker.
In addition, you can have the watch fully serviced before delivery , in which case we give you a 1-year functional guarantee. The warranty is worldwide valid. This will enable you to receive assistance regardless of your country of residence.
Personal taste can evolve. To ensure the right fit, you can trade in your watch purchased on Zurichberg anytime and upgrade to a new timepiece. Your personal timepiece can thereby evolve with you along your journey through life.
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