IWC - IW9253-01

Da Vinci Perpetual Yellow Gold / German / Bracelet / Diamond

Brand: IWC
Family: Da Vinci
Reference: IW9253-01
Name: Da Vinci Perpetual Yellow Gold / German / Bracelet / Diamond
Produced: 1985 - 2003
Limited: No


Material: Yellow gold
Bezel: Gem-Set
Glass: Plexi
Back: Closed
Shape: Round
Diameter: 39.00 mm
Height: 14.30 mm
Lug Width: 19.00 mm
W/R: 30.00 m


Color: Silver
Indexes: Stick / Dot
Hands: Stick

Price in euro


IWC introduced its perpetual calendar mechanism for wristwatches in 1985 in the Da Vinci reference 3570. It was a spectacular novelty at the time. Critically acclaimed and powered by its price that shook the industry, the module would grow out to be the most widely sold perpetual calendar mechanism – not only fitted to the Da Vinci collection, but in adapted form in the Novecento, the GST, the Pilot’s Chronograph and various models by JLC, including the current Master Ultra Thin Perpetual . It would also serve as the base for the IWC’s Grande Complication and their masterpiece of the time, the spectacular Destriero Scafusia.

The ref. IW9253-001 has a case of yellow gold with diamond-set bezel and lugs, a matching bracelet and a white dial with German markings. Sapphire glass was available at request while plexi was the standard option.


Chronograph movement with perpetual calendar module designed by Kurt Klaus.

Base: ETA 7750
Diameter:30.00 mm
Reserve:44 h
Frequency:21600 bph
Time:Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Date:Date, Day, Month, Perpetual Calendar, Year Indicator

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