The iconic IWC watch is well-known as an Iconic Timepeice of the series, IWC Portugieser a timepiece originally designed to beat the precisional rate of a pocket watch.
Portugieser at that time was embedded with a pocket watch chronometer by innovating with modern features, and since then the oversized watch design becomes a trend in the Swiss watch industry.
This oversized movement enhanced the watch’s accuracy and robustness but at the same time, it got wider and heavier but suits well a person with a more muscular personality.
Since 1930s watches holding a tag to be the pinnacle of finest watchmaking by the IWC and still has a huge fan following overseas.
Many robust and featured editions of this range were launched during multiple eras and were of the great attraction of watch enthusiasts all over the globe.
Today we’ll be reviewing some of the latest featured watches in this series and explore their technicalities, so read this blog to the end.
PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC BOUTIQUE EDITION – IW500713
The boutique edition is an exclusive Portugieser watch and the IW500713 is a more featured and innovative version this line feature 15kt gold case in which the robust caliber is finetuned.
The blue dial with a golden case just looks magnificent. It has also an embedded date function at 6 o’clock within a case diameter of 42mm.
The sapphire crystal is known for its enhanced durability and anti-reflexive properties.
52010 is an innovative caliber featured in this timepiece to ensure an advanced level of accuracy with no chance of error in precision. It is an in-home manufactured piece by the IWC, as the brands rely on its resources.
The mechanism is based on self-winding automatic movements.
It also features a 7-day power reserve for longlasting energy consumption. It also has a split second meter embedded and features a power reserve indicator.
The peloton automatic winding mechanism is what the IWC is famous, is also featured in this timepiece.
Santoni’s original strap in blue color makes the overall appearance of this watch more fascinating.
PORTUGIESER PERPETUAL CALENDAR 42 Ref W344203
A complicated and innovative timepiece of the series featured with a perpetual calendar and with embedded moon phase, timepeice reflects a more technical and futuristic look.
The silver-toned case with white dial features gold plated indexes, overall timepiece looks minimalistic and follows the aesthetic codes of enhanced essence of elegance.
Let’s have a look at the technical features of this timepeice.
The first thing to be reviewed within the timepeice is its precisional rate and robustness of the caliber. To feature these technicalities, this timepiece is embedded with an 82650 caliber based on automatic mechanisms.
The movement is based on 326 individual components finetuned in a single case. Rhodium-plated material makes it more robust than ever.
W344203 is a complicated timepiece series featured with the perpetual calendar. It needs master watchmaking skills to embed these levels of technicalities within the timepiece.
It also has built-in embedded features including the moon phase for phase indication.
And Pellaton automatic winding makes it more precise and worthy-buying.
The case is made of stainless steel material which gives it a more elegant look yet maintaining the durability of the timepiece within a diameter of 42mm. The sapphire glass is also featured on the case back of the timepeice. And you can see the beating heart of the internal mechanism based on robust mechanisms.
The water resistance level feature by this watch is about 30 meters to the depth. You can wear this timepeice to the 3 bar of the water-resistant. It was designed to withstand enormous water pressure and can handle itself over certain depth levels.
The black alligator strap used in this timepeice is designed by Santoni and reflects a marvelous muscular look when equipped with a silver-toned dial.
The above-mentioned versions are the two top-class models of this series and have a high sales rate. IWC Portugieser is the brand’s icon and reason for its success.
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