The IWC Aquatimer Replica Chronograph Edition "Expedition Jacques-Yves Cousteau" showcases the ocean-like tincture to spellbinding effect. It's stunning and is constantly on the arrest attention each time I see its magnificent chiselled features. Blue appears an apparent option for a diver's watch using the selected colour supplying an appropriate metaphor with this watch able to sub-marine use.
I lately had the great fortune look around the many charms from the IWC Aquatimer Chronogrpah Replica Edition "Expedition Jacques-Yves Cousteau" for the advantage of ESCAPEMENT visitors, placing the timepiece upon my wrist and appraising its specs.
Blue is a popular dial colour recently. Initially, I figured it might be a passing trend, however, by having an growing quantity of brands offering this specific shade, I believe it will likely be around for any lengthy time yet. Furthermore, I've lately been putting on a range of blue dial watches and should admit, they create lots of sense. Blue is really a versatile colour, well suited for pairing with jeans.
The dial from the IWC Aquatimer 2000 Replica Edition "Expedition Jacques-Yves Cousteau" is extremely legible, with white-colored markings wonderfully contrasting using the blue dial canvas.
The tri-compax layout features a 12-hour chronograph register at 6 o'clock, 30-minute chronograph counter at noon and small seconds display at 9 o'clock. This latter display features a hacking seconds, providing the individual the ability to prevent the seconds by tugging the crown and synchronising the timepiece having a reference clock simply by pushing home the winding stem.
At 3 o'clock, two apertures reside adjacent one another, one shows your day and yet another the date. The details are presented in black text sans serifs, inside a neutral font, set against a white-colored background. It makes sense a really obvious and legible day-date display using the numbers sitting near to the dial surface, improving easy read-off.
There's a good amount of subtle design particulars which heighten possession pleasure. Barrier-red may be the selected hue for that small seconds hands and also the tip from the central chronograph seconds hands. It adds a flourish of colour towards the dial that is exquisite without having to be garish or at odds using the neighbouring detail. The subdials feature snailing, delightfully interfacing with sensational looking without causing undue distraction.