In the surge of Watches & Wonders 2015 (the Hong-Kong observe reasonable), it’s now IWC’s go to come with a curiosity: the IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Day & Date. We’ve as of late covered different cycles of IWC’s Portofino models, similar to the new Monopusher Chronograph , the Pure Classic version and the one that highlighted in The Collector’s Series . The new Portofino Day & Date comes with intriguing highlights, all dependent on a similar overall quite monstrous 8-day power hold hand-wound in-house movement.
The IWC Portofino is the rich and vintage-propelled suggestion of the brand, with a huge, round case and a perfect and unadulterated dial. What makes this watch sort of unique is the utilization of IWC’s own development, with a huge breadth that completely fills the case – something that is very lovely (and uncommon enough in the business to be referenced). This Calibre 59220 highlights a solitary however huge fountainhead that can give energy to the watch during 8 days (indeed, it could run longer, yet for solidness reasons, it will stop following 8 days). Nonetheless, on account of the IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Day & Date, it comes in another combination of complications.
We discovered this development with a few signs: a period just version with the Portofino Pure Classic , with a force save pointer and a little second in the Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days and with an additional huge date in a third release. It likewise can be highlighted with a chronograph module in the Monopusher Chronograph Edition . With their most recent version, IWC decided to add the day of the week (situated at 3) along with the huge date (at 12), the force save marker (at 8) and the little second (at 6). The day is traditionally shown in an auxiliary dial with a pivoting hand.
The IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Day & Date comes in a similar 45mm case like the remainder of the assortment. It is accessible in hardened steel with a silver plated dial, dark engravings, silvered records and hands and a dark Santoni lash (Ref. IW516201) or in 18k red gold, with a record dial, white engravings, brilliant hands and lists and an earthy colored Santoni lash (Ref. IW516203).
TheWC Portofino Hand-Wound Day & Date in steel (IW516201) is accessible at the retail cost of € 13,400 Euros (counting 21% VAT) and the 18k red gold variant (ref. IW516203) comes in at € 23,800 Euros including 21% VAT. More data and accessibility – > www.iwc.com