IWC Il Destriero Scafusia

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IWC Destriero Scafusia
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IWC's Il Destriero Scafusia is a grand complication luxury watch released in 1993.

At the 125-year anniversary of IWC in 1993 "Il Destriero Scafusia" (in English: The Warhorse from Schaffhausen) was presented. It united a grand total of 22 highly complex functions. It was limited to 125 pieces and sold out fast.

Reference:

1868-001

Movement:

Mechanical with manual winding, IWC Calibre C.18680, 28,800 A/h
76 jewels
Power reserve 44 hours
Flying minutes tourbillon with cage in titanium, precision manufactured by hand and engraved

Case:

Red gold 22ct, rectangular pushers
ø 42.2 mm, height: 18 mm
Crown with black cabochon for the rattrapante function
Domed sapphire crystal
Sapphire crystal caseback, secured with six screws
Water protected

Functions:

Hours, minutes, small seconds
Perpetual calendar (date, day of week, month, year, moon phases)
Chronograph with rattrapante function
Hours, quarter hours and minute repeater
Calendar: German

Dial:

Silvered, Roman numerals, blued Lancet hands

Bracelet:

Crocodile leather strap black, tang-type buckle in red gold

Limited edition:

125 pieces

Literature

  • IWC-Uhren. Die "Schaffhauser" and ihre Geschichte; Author: Reinhard Meis; ISBN 3853782531
  • IWC, International Watch Co. Schaffhausen, Engl. ed.; Authors: Hans-F. Tölke, Jürgen King; ISBN 3906500152
  • Die Grande Complication von IWC; Author:Manfred Fritz von Edition Stemmle, Kilchb.; ISBN 3908162076
  • Armbanduhren- Spezial: IWC- Geschichte, Design, Technik; Author: Jörg M. Mehltretter; ISBN 3898800458
  • IWC - Die Noblen aus der Schweiz. Handbuch für den Uhrensammler; Author: Jörg M. Mehltretter; ISBN 3898802272
  • IWC, International Watch Co. Schaffhausen, Luxusausg. Engl. Ed.; Authors: Hans-F. Tölke, Jürgen King ISBN 3906500160
  • Das ZEITGEFÜHL-Uhrenbuch; Author: Gerd-Lothar Reschke; ISBN 3-938607-61-0