|Features||Day-Date, Moon Phase, Perpetual Calendar|
|Case Size||44 mm|
|Water Resistance (Meters)||30|
|Glass Material||Sapphire Crystal|
|Warranty Period||2 years|
|Stock Status||Buy Now|
IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar
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About the IWC Portuguese Collection
The late 1930s was a pioneer calendar year for the IWC Portugieser watch collection. When two Portuguese businessmen ordered wristwatches with the precision of marine chronometers, IWC Schaffhausen decided to rise up to the challenge by creating a then non-existent wristwatch movement with the crown on the right-hand side which would remedy the problem. The Portugieser is a much sought after watch due to its minimalist design and simplistic approach to styling. Most watches consist of an automatic movement while others, in accordance to the pioneer pocket watch models before, require mechanical hand winding.
2015 marks the 75th anniversary of the IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser family, one of the most beloved and prestigious collection of the brand. This year was kick-started with a number of gala affairs in January, the most elaborate of which saw 800 distinguished guests and IWC Schaffhausen at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva. The evening was star-studded with watch enthusiasts and brand ambassadors. Over the past few years, IWC has continually bested its contemporaries by decorating the Portugieser with modernist technology such as the Tourbillon Mystere, the constant force Tourbillon and the 8-day hand wound movement with definitive plans to bring design and efficiency to new heights over the coming years.
English Actress Emily Blunt shares a love for the Portugieser watches that is very much in common with famous Austrian actor, Christopher Waltz. Friends of the brand also include screenwriter and filmmaker Mark Forster, sports legends such as Lewis Hamilton, Nico Roseberg and Luis Figo, all of whom have dedicatedly attended the launches of the new and improved Portugieser watch collection.
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Customer Reviews on IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar IW502305
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The model featured here is the highly coveted timepiece for it watch making finesse and ultra complication.
the horological marvel maintains a simple classic design but heavily.loaded with features.The perpetual calendar tracks every date till 2100 and displays them precisely easing you the trouble of setting dates after every month.the moon face adds a character to the watch.done in blue , the moon phase window indicates the shift from day to night through the change of moon face.the dial is graduated perfectly and time is displayed vividly.
The case back is naked displaying the immense work done in creating this masterpiece .the flywheel (winding weight)is made out of gold has a strong resemblance to an anchor .the entire case back is done with immense craftsmanship.
The pella ton automatic movement has an impressive power reserve of 7 days even after incorporating many complications.
The platinum case and the plush leather strap with a secured patented clasp is a luxury.
42 lakh is a whooping amount for even rich people but a true watch connoisseur will pay .
Overall verdict: engineering marvel and piece of luxury that can be afforded by the uber rich. Highly coveted by watch connoisseurs worldwide.
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