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Introducing The IWC Portugieser Chronograph With Stainless Steel Bracelet

Introducing The IWC Portugieser Chronograph With Stainless Steel Bracelet

Brisk Take

The IWC Portugieser Chronograph has acquired a solid after among IWC’s contributions since its presentation very nearly 30 years back – however now, unexpectedly, it comes on a wristband. The Portugieser Chronograph, which is presently fueled by IWC’s in-house type 69355, is regularly commended for its flexibility, as Danny saw during his experience with the watch . The incorporation of a hardened steel wristband including cleaned and glossy silk surfaces implies that it becomes much more flexible and works in conditions that a calfskin tie essentially wouldn’t. IWC presented the new arm band form of the watch at the Watches & Wonders presentation in Shanghai going through Sept. 13. In an official statement, Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen, takes note of that, “Hardened steel is vigorous and viable for regular use, yet in addition erosion safe and unaffected by dampness, sweat and seawater splashes.”

 And, obviously, a tie can generally be traded in for bygone eras’ sake. 

Introductory Thoughts

IWC adding a wristband to the Portugieser Chronograph brings up the issue: Why didn’t they do this sooner? It’s the ideal stage. It’s both abundantly refined and energetic immediately. The watch was as of late treated to redesigned internals as the exemplary segment wheel 69355 type, so a wristband to coordinate seems like the last advance in the development of the model which is currently crawling towards thirty years of presence. Beneficial things require some serious energy, and there’s surely something to be said about the little changes made over the life expectancy of the model that make it what it is today – arm band and all. 

Any wristband would give the watch a more energetic character, however the arm band that IWC has decided for the Portugieser Chronograph loans an especially tough stylish to the watch, which was initially intended for route errands. It’s constantly been a competent wristwatch with the horological hacks to back it up, yet now, with an arm band, it at last looks like it such that it never has before. 

The Basics

Brand: IWC

Model: Portugieser Chronograph With Stainless Steel Bracelet

Reference Number: IW371617

Diameter: 41mm

Thickness: 13.1mm

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Dial Color: Silver-plated

Indexes: Printed Arabic numerals

Lume: Absent

Water Resistance: 30m

Strap/Bracelet: Stainless steel bracelet

The Movement

Caliber: IWC-fabricated 69355

Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, stopwatch

Diameter: 30mm

Power Reserve: 46 hours

Winding: Automatic

Frequency: 28,800vph

Jewels: 27

Valuing & Availability

Price: $8,900

Availability: IWC Authorized Dealers 

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