Swiss luxury watchmaker IWC launched two new classic elegant timepieces to further enrich the Portuguese collection-the first is a platinum watch with a perpetual calendar function, and the second is equipped with a silver-plated dial And stainless steel watch with rhodium-plated hands.
The new Portuguese Perpetual Calendar Watch (IW503406) is the first platinum watch in the series with a perpetual calendar function. Platinum is a particularly corrosion-resistant, hypoallergenic material with a high density and a very strong and durable. The shiny platinum case is perfectly matched with the silver-plated dial, rhodium-plated hands and time markers. Equipped with 52615 movement, Pellaton automatic winding system is equipped with wear-resistant ceramic components and 18K red gold rotor, full string can provide up to 7 days of power reserve. Through the sapphire crystal, you can admire the refined finishing of the movement.
The IWC perpetual calendar mechanism was developed by KurtKlaus in the 1980s. The mechanism consists of about 80 parts, displaying the date, day of the week, month, moon phase, and four-digit year, and can be easily adjusted through the crown. This mechanism can automatically identify different month lengths and leap years, without any correction until 2100. The new perpetual calendar watch is equipped with a dual moon phase display function to show the change of the moon phase in the northern and southern hemispheres in a mirror-symmetrical manner. By increasing the moon phase wheel, increasing the number of gear teeth and improving the display accuracy, an error of 1 day will occur every 577.5 years. This watch is priced at 414,000 yuan.
In addition, IWC has added a new automatic watch (IW500712) to the Portuguese series. The stainless steel case features a silver-plated dial, Arabic-applied numerals, a track-type minute ring, and elongated leaf-shaped rhodium-plated hands. Built-in 52010 movement, winding pawl, automatic wheel and oscillating bearing are made of extremely wear-resistant ceramic, the oscillating weight is decorated with 18K gold badge, full string can provide up to 7 days power reserve. This watch comes with a black alligator leather strap, priced at 93,600 yuan. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)