IWC Portuguese Vintage Collection Limited Edition is an exclusive magnum opus introduced by IWC. Read our guide below for more facts and information on this classic timepiece…
Embellished with the original 1939 dial, the IWC Portuguese Vintage Collection Limited Edition is a true cognoscenti’s timepiece. The Limited Edition of just 500 watches are greatly appreciated and treasured by watch lovers all over the globe.
Design of IWC Portuguese Vintage Collection Limited Edition
Made of a platinum case embossed with the IWC logo, this watch comes with a black alligator leather strap. This Portuguese hand-wound is a 98295 calibre with a 2.5 Hz frequency. It also features the unique large screw balance and a Breguet spring. It has Arabic hour markers and minute markers along with a smaller circle in the centre of the watch that separates the mid-point of the dial.
This Vintage Collection watch also exhibits the renowned “railway track” design that was in vogue during that time. The front glass of the watch has an arched edge and is analogous to a Portuguese pocket-watch of the ancient times. It has a round-shaped silver-plated dial and a small seconds sub-dial too at the bottom of the watch.
Its 44 mm case with dug-in strap horns and ridged bezel is also inspired from old Portuguese watches. In spite of the olden days look, the Vintage collection has state-of-art technology and precision. It features a bridge that is plated with silver-nickel and the bridge is bedecked with Geneva stripes and spherical graining.
Features of IWC Portuguese Vintage Collection Limited Edition
This watch is hand-wound and can give a power reserve of 46 hours when fully wound. Its anti-reflective coating on both sides provides you with an unhindered viewing of the time on the watch. The watch is resistant to water up to 3-bar.
IWC, The Company
The founder of these renowned premium Swiss watches was Mr. F.A. Jones. He had a vision of bringing together the exquisite Swiss craftsmanship and America’s state-of-art technology for making watches that were par excellence. He gave shape to his dreams and aspirations by founding International Watch Company in East Switzerland in 1868 and soon conquered the world like no other watch manufacturer.
He ensured that the quality of craftsmanship and precision of time was not compromised in any of their watches. This unique ability of the watches of IWC made it the magnificent brand that it is today. Today when you speak of premium watches the first name to come forward is IWC. Their collection is grand and magnificent with an enviable assortment of masterpieces.