|Case Size||42 mm|
|Water Resistance (Meters)||30|
|Glass Material||Sapphire Crystal|
|Warranty Period||2 Years|
|Stock Status||Buy Now|
IWC Portofino Chronograph
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The IWC Portofino family of watches caters to aesthetic comfort and a desire to retain the continental spirit of luxury which typified Sixties Italy, a world of high fashion, paparazzi and fast sports cars. The Portofino Chronograph IW391007 has a design that recreates the cockpit of Italian cars of 1960s with its antique lettering style and its stylish push buttons. It is the sports watch of refinement and perfect for people who conduct their daily lives with quick and graceful timing.
The IWC Portofino Chronograph IW391007 has an intricate layered design. The stainless steel case is attached to a 7-Inch adjustable crocodile leather brown strap with a tang buckle. The case diameter is 42mm with 13.5mm thickness. The silvered dial and the chronograph sub-dials are round-shaped with a fixed stainless steel bezel. The sub-dials are arranged in a concentric guilloche texture pattern with a thin polished steel rim on its edges. The Portofino Chronograph features polished steel applied indexes, Roman numeral hour markers, and steel hour and minute hands which have an elegant leaf shape design. The 30 minute sub-dial is located at the 12 o’clock position, 12 hour sub-dial at the 6 o’clock position and a running seconds sub-dial at the 9 o’clock position.
The IWC Portofino Chronograph IW391007 uses index and roman numeral hour markers with sub-units (minutes/seconds/micro-seconds) tracked in black with 5 minute increments. The three sub-dials mark 60 seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours respectively. This business of information is arrayed at precise points for ease of reading with the silvered white dial providing information clearly. The Day and Date window is located at the 3 o’clock position. The IWC caliber 79320 automatic chronograph movement contains 25 jewels and beats at 28,800 vph with a power reserve of 44 hours.
Portofino was a former fishing village on the Gulf of Tigullio in Genoa, Italy and serves as a classic Mediterranean vacation spot for actors and actresses across the world. The quaint little place provided the inspiration for the Portofino family of IWC Schaffhausen in the late 1970s. The watch collection was crafted to provide a classic simplicity which appeared beautifully in the pioneer watch, the IWC Lepine open-faced pocket watch whose dial was turned through 90 degrees and was equipped with a moon phase display.
Highly acclaimed for its stylistic design and myriad features, the IWC Portofino collection has something to whet every watch lovers appetite. The features range from Portofino Chronograph watches with two or three visually elegant complications, to the classic moonphase complication present in vintage collections only. The materials clothing the case include rose gold, white gold and stainless steel with hand-stitched alligator leather straps in assorted colours of black, chocolate, camel and midnight blue. A select few from the Portofino Automatic edition feature an elegant Milanese mesh stainless steel bracelet, keeping in sync with the leisurely charm of the collection.
The Portofino Midsize watch collection was launched as recently as 2014 with lavish fan-fair and gala dinners. Celebrations were held in Dubai at the Ladies only fashion Dinner, showcasing the “Timeless Portofino” and hosted by CEO of IWC Schaffhausen, Georges Kerne and Brand director, Karoline Huber. In Hong Kong a splendid dinner party starring the Portofino Midsize watch collection was hosted by IWC Schaffhausen and attended by many Portofino devotees and friends.
The Portofino family is beloved among the talented and famous. Australian actress Cate Blanchett is a Friend of the Brand who represented the 2014 IWC Portofino Midsize edition in Dubai along with Czech model, Karolina Kurkova. Brazilian model and actress, Adriana Lima also attended the novel Ladies only Fashion dinner in Dubai as a brand ambassador and friend.
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