For the next 20 minutes Creative Director Christian Knoop will be your host. Together with him you will discover the following new IWC Schaffhausen watches…
All the watches in the new collection are equipped with in-house calibres. Among others, they feature automatic movements from the 52000 and 82000 calibre families, which have Pellaton winding with ceramic components. In the chronographs, movements from the 89000 and 69000 calibre families ensure precise measurement of stop times.
The Portugieser Chronograph (Ref. 3716), one of IWC’s most popular models, is newly equipped in the standard version with the IWC in-house 69355 cali- bre and a see-through sapphire-glass back. It is also now possible to register any watch within the standard two- year warranty period for the My IWC programme, which extends the international guarantee to eight years.
The Portugieser Automatic 40 (Ref. 3583) marks the return to the collection of the iconic design, with the small seconds at “6 o’clock”, in a compact case with a 40-millimetre diameter. The new automatic model takes its power from the IWC-manufactured 82200 calibre with Pellaton winding.
For the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 42 (Ref. 3442), the perpetual calendar has been integrated for the first time with an in-house movement from the 82000-calibre family. The watch with the IWC-manufactured 82650 calibre has a 42-millimetre diameter and displays the calendar information clearly on three subdials.
As a nautical sports watch, the Portugieser Yacht Club combines timeless style with ruggedness and high water-resistance. The new models, with a 44-millimetre diameter, have a filigree bezel and flat casing ring that lend a particular elegance to the case proportions.
The Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide (Ref. 344001) is the first watch from IWC to feature the newly developed tide display, which shows the expected times of the next high and low water.
The Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph (Ref. 3907) comes with either a stainless-steel bracelet or a bicoloured bracelet in stainless steel and 18-carat 5N gold. The Portugieser Yacht Club Edition “Orlebar Brown” (Ref. 390704) has resulted from a partnership with the fashion label Orlebar Brown.
Selected models will also be available with overarching design cues in the maritime-inspired colours blue and gold and are available exclusively from IWC boutiques. They feature blue dials, braided blue calfskin straps and cases in 18-carat 5N gold or 18-carat Armor Gold®. Thanks to its improved microstructure, this innovative new material has considerably higher hardness values than traditional 5N gold alloys. Two watches in the new collection underscore IWC’s expertise in Haute Horlogerie:
The Portugieser Tourbillon Rétrograde Chronograph (Ref. 3940) combines a tourbillon with a retrograde date display and chronograph, while the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon (Ref. 5045) brings a tourbillon and perpetual calendar together on the dial.
These are the prices of the 2020 IWC watches in Euro including 20 % VAT:
IW358303 PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC 7.250
IW358304 PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC 7.250
IW358305 PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC 7.250
IW358306 PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC 16.800
IW500713 PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC BOUTIQUE EDITION 23.100
IW500714 PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC 12.500
IW344202 PORTUGIESER PERPETUAL CALENDAR 32.400
IW344203 PORTUGIESER PERPETUAL CALENDAR 22.700
IW344205 PORTUGIESER PERPETUAL CALENDAR BOUTIQUE EDITION 32.400
IW503312 PORTUGIESER PERPETUAL CALENDAR BOUTIQUE EDITION 37.800
IW371614 PORTUGIESER CHRONOGRAPH BOUTIQUE EDITION 17.500
IW371615 PORTUGIESER CHRONOGRAPH 7.900
IW371616 PORTUGIESER CHRONOGRAPH 7.900
IW390701 PORTUGIESER YACHT CLUB CHRONOGRAPH 12.700
IW390702 PORTUGIESER YACHT CLUB CHRONOGRAPH 12.700
IW390703 PORTUGIESER YACHT CLUB CHRONOGRAPH 19.300
IW344001 PORTUGIESER YACHT CLUB MOON AND TIDE 35.100