IWC Replica Watches released a slew of new models in its revamped IWC Aquatimer collection of luxury divers’ watches. For fans of vintage watches — and vintage IWC watches, specifically — we highlight here six important IWC Aquatimers from the brand’s history.
In 1967, IWC reacted to the growing popularity of amateur scuba diving and launched its first divers’ watch. The first Cheap IWC Aquatimer Replica was water-resistant to 200 meters and became the foundation of a successful new watch family for the watch brand from Schaffhausen.
Working closely with designer Ferdinand A. Porsche, IWC began producing the Ocean 2000 sports divers’ Copy IWC Watches in 1982. For a time replacing the Aquatimer in the collection, it was the first series-built divers’ watch in titanium, with a tested water-resistance to 2,000 meters.
Aquatimer GST Automatic 2000
In 1998, IWC Replica Watches reinstated the traditional Aquatimer name and launched the Aquatimer GST Automatic 2000, in a titanium case water-resistant to 2,000 meters, as part of a new line of sports watches.
Aquatimer GST Deep One
In 1999, IWC unveiled the Aquatimer GST Deep One. Also in a titanium case, it was the first IWC Replica Watches Reviews to incorporate a mechanical depth gauge, with a flyback hand for the maximum depth, and an internal rotating bezel to display dive times.
Aquatimer Split Minute Chronograph
In 2004, with the Aquatimer Split Minute Chronograph, IWC launched a divers’ watch equipped with a world-first function: a split-minute hand that operated separately from the chronograph and could be activated or deactivated underwater, to a depth of 120 meters.
Aquatimer Deep Two
In 2009, the IWC Replica Aquatimer Deep Two from IWC Schaffhausen succeeded the GST Deep One. It included a precise mechanical depth gauge that showed current dive depth as well as the depth attained during a dive, to a maximum of 50 meters.