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Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.
The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.
The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.
The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.
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This second hand IWC watch has been fully inspected in house and is covered by the 24 months Xupes warranty – please note this does not include accidental damage or negligence. Water resistance is only guaranteed in line with manufacturer's warranty.
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Offered here is a stunning example of the IWC aquatimer Stainless-Steel Reference R816A manufactured circa 1970.
The IWC aquatimer debuted in approximately 1968. it had a pillow-shaped case with a water-tightness of 200 meters. The aquatimer managed to be at the cutting edge of design for a professional diving watch.
IWC made full use of the sweeping lines of the case shape, similarities that were also found in other contemporary watches like the Omega Constellations and Heuer automatic Carrera.
The overall condition of this vintage aquatimer 816A is excellent.
The 40mm Pillow shaped stainless-steel case does not show any signs of being over polished and the overall finish is beautiful. The Blue Baton dial is in excellent condition and is complemented by the contrasting straight baton-shaped hands.
The grey leather strap is showing minimal wear and is in excellent condition, along with a stainless-steel Tang buckle with the IWC logo.
This stunning IWC aquatimer is accompanied by a Xupes presentation box.
At Xupes, we make choosing and buying a pre-owned watch a truly seamless and enjoyable experience. Every item is fully inspected, serviced and restored in our accredited service centre by our team of highly skilled watchmakers, using manufacturer-approved tools and equipment. If for any reason your watch isn’t to your complete satisfaction, you can return to us within 30 days and either obtain a full refund or exchange it for something else from our range; you’ll find details of our returns policy here. For your peace of mind, your pre-owned watch will also be covered by our 12-24 month warranty.
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