Not my watch but I had the opportunity to see one and try one on. I think the hands give it a charming character. Not being knowledgeable about Submariners, I discovered that it has hacking seconds; nice timepiece.
Designed by Hano Burtscher and using a Valjoux 7750 with Kurt Klaus engineering the perpetual calendar and Richard Habring the spilt seconds mechanism under the Günter Blümlein era of IWC, this watch continued the spirit of mechanical watches in the dominating quartz market and thus has so much IWC
The smaller size of the case is more in proportion to the size of the movement and there are no overlapping and missing markers, which is an instant deal breaker for me. Also, I don't understand why in the watch design world it's acceptable to have overlapping indicators which cut numerals and remov