IWC Schaffhausen Da Vinci Blue Period – Chronograph Wristwatch with Split Seconds and a Perpetual Calendar

This chronograph wristwatch with split seconds and a perpetual calendar from IWC International Watch Co. wears the colour blue in a platinum case.

This version of the “large” Da Vinci Rattrapante was produced in 500 limited and numbered pieces with their calendar programmed in advance for 500 years, with a case in platinum, a deep blue dial and a blue leather strap.

IWC Da Vinci Rattrapante Platinum with Blue Dial
IWC Da Vinci Rattrapante Platinum with Blue Dial

Everything else, in itself not negligible, will remain as before in the distinctive rose gold case: mechanical chronograph movement with the IWC patented split-seconds (Rattrapante) function, automatic winder, perpetual calendar with date, day, month and complete four-digit year display, perpetual moon phase display (correction by one day every 126 years is required), small seconds hand and chronograph function, screw-in crown and water resistance tested to a depth of 30 metres.

The small replacement century slide with the figures 22, 23, 24, which will require the slide in use at the time to be replaced only at the end of 2199, is naturally included when the watch is supplied.

This provides the first two digits of the year. And because this is so, in other words because the four-digit year display remains exclusive to IWC, it is also the only wristwatch in which no second shown on the time display is ever repeated; each is a unique, unrepeatable moment in time.

The Da Vinci Rattrapante is also available in a platinum version with silver dial, and an 18K rose gold version with silver dial.

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