IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus IW376206 and IW376207

Introduced in 2007, the IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus pays tribute to legendary watchmaker Kurt Klaus. This limited edition series includes self-winding perpetual calendar chronograph timepieces in 18K gold, platinum and stainless steel.

Launched in 2007, the first three models from the collection were IW376201, IW376202 and IW376203. They were followed by a Stainless steel version (IW376204) in 2008 and a Rose gold version with black dial (IW376205) in 2009.

In 2011, the Swiss manufacture released two new references of the IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus watch: IW376206 and IW376207.

IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus Red Gold Reference IW376206
IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus Red Gold Reference IW376206

The reference IW376206 features an 18K red gold case and black-guilloche dial. This model is limited to 1,000 pieces. The reference IW376207 has a stainless steel case and silver-guilloche dial. It is limited to 3,000 pieces.

IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus Stainless Steel Reference IW376207
IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus Stainless Steel Reference IW376207

The signature of Kurt Klaus is placed in the bottom right-hand corner of the dial. Both models are fitted with black alligator leather straps. The case-back features an engraved portrait of Kurt Klaus.

IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus Stainless Steel Reference IW376207

The horological engine powering the Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus is IWC Cal. 79261. Endowed with a power reserve rating up to 44 hours, this self-winding movement combines perpetual calendar and chronograph functions.

Technical details

Model: IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus (2011)

Versions
Reference IW376206: 18K red gold case, black guilloche dial and black alligator leather strap
Reference IW376207: stainless steel case, silver-plated guilloche dial and black alligator leather strap

Case
Material: 18-carat red gold/stainless steel
Screw-in crown
Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
Special back engraving
Water-resistant 3 bar
Case height 15.2 mm
Case dimensions 43.1 x 51 mm

Movement
IWC Calibre 79261
Mechanical chronograph movement
Self-winding, 39 jewels
44-hour power reserve when fully wound
Perpetual calendar with crown-activated rapid advance
Four-digit year display
Perpetual moon phase display
Date, day and month displays
Stopwatch function with hours, minutes and seconds
Small hacking seconds

Strap
Alligator leather with folding clasp

Edition
Reference IW376206: Limited edition of 1,000 watches in 18-carat red gold
Reference IW376207: Limited edition of 3,000 watches in stainless steel

Other versions of IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus
IW376201: Platinum version with silvered-guilloche dial, limited edition of 50 pieces
IW376202: White gold version with slate-grey dial, limited edition of 50 pieces
IW376203: Rose gold version with silvered-guilloche dial, limited edition of 500 pieces
IW376204: Stainless steel version with silvered-guilloche dial, limited edition of 3,000 pieces
IW376205: Rose gold version with black dial, limited edition of 1,000 pieces