IWC Il Destriero Scafusia

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IWC Destriero Scafusia
IWC Destriero Scafusia (back)

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.




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


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


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


Silvered, Roman numerals, blued Lancet hands


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

Limited edition:

125 pieces


  • 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