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Since 2017, IWC has launched a new Da Vinci series watch, reinterpreting the classic circular design style of the 1980s. And this year, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the founding of IWC, a special edition of the ‘150th Anniversary’ Da Vinci automatic watch was launched. There are 2 watches with different functions, equipped with different materials and dial colors.
The ‘150th Anniversary’ special edition watch has a lacquered dial, white or dark blue, which is very beautiful. Watch House also got one of the ‘small seconds’ models (model: IW358101). Let’s take a look at what makes this special edition watch different.
After reinterpreting Da Vinci’s iconic round design and giving it more modern colors, the classic double-bezel bezel, round crown and button elements have been continued and simplified, such as making the bezel narrower More flat, in line with today’s aesthetics. This ‘small second’ watch uses a 40mm stainless steel case, a white lacquered dial, and is equipped with the IWC 82200 self-produced movement for the first time.
The unique semi-circular crown of the Da Vinci series is not only beautiful but also very easy to operate.
Santoni crocodile leather strap, whether it is workmanship, texture, dyeing or wearing comfort is an undoubted enjoyment. This watch is equipped with a black alligator leather strap, and inside the strap is a jump orange, with a polished stainless steel folding buckle.
The thickness of the case is 12.1 mm.
The unique design of the Da Vinci series of lugs not only unique but also pays attention to practicality. This lug can move on the fixed shaft of the raw ear, making the watch fit the wrist of the wearer more.
The dial uses a lacquered dial. If the lacquered dial is not handled properly during the production process, bubbles are easy to appear on the dial. In order to avoid this situation and make the dial white more intense, IWC has painted up to 12 layers, each layer of paint is very thin, and the finished product’s look and feel is completely comparable to the enamel dial. The dial layout is very concise, using the Arabic numerals hour watch and peripheral transfer 60-minute circle, blue steel hands, small seconds dial at 6 o’clock.
The IWC 82200 self-made movement is equipped with a newly developed Pellerton automatic winding system, which provides a 60-hour power reserve. For heavy-duty winding parts, such as pawls or cams, they are made of ceramic material with zero wear. Beaded pendulums and Geneva-striped bridges are clearly visible through the skeleton rotor.
Summary: Da Vinci Automatic ‘150th Anniversary’ Special Edition Small Seconds Watch, there are three models, 18K red gold case with white dial and steel case with white and blue dial, including red gold Limited to 250 pieces and 500 pieces in stainless steel. The lacquered dial is the biggest highlight of this watch, and interested friends may wish to try it on in a specialty store.