As one of IWC’s iconic watches, the Portuguese series chronograph watch has been enthusiastically sought after by many watch enthusiasts due to its simple and bright overall layout and elegant and distinctive design style. It has become one of the ideal wrist watches in their hearts. In late 2017, the brand once again infused fresh blood with this highly recognizable series, incorporating deep and stylish blue elements into the new dials of IWC Portuguese Chronograph, a new interpretation of the new blue classic. It is worth mentioning that this is also the first time that the brand has equipped the Portuguese chronograph with a blue dial. Under the light, the blue dial also shows a gradual effect, exuding a unique distinguished style. Let’s take a look together: (watch model: IW371491)
Deep blue crowning the brave
IWC has an inextricable relationship with navigation. During the great development of maritime sports, IWC Portuguese series watch brands have won the favor of navigators because of their extraordinary creativity, quality technology and stable and reliable practicability. As a result, many classic models were born, which are impressive. More than 50 years ago, IWC pioneered the trend of pioneeringly drawing blue into the dial and designing it at the helm. And IWC IWC Portuguese series chronograph, design spirit is derived from the various nautical instruments used by the great navigators to explore the world. In the past, the classic watch face was mostly presented in white and black. This time, the classic design of the series is combined with the blue elements that symbolize the spirit of nautical exploration, adding glory to the classic.
The watch’s 40.9mm case is made of stainless steel, and the bezel and lugs are polished on the front to show a smooth and full arc, which is full of look and feel. The side is brushed and polished, which can effectively reduce the impact of accidental scratches on the overall appearance of the watch, and the post-processing is also more convenient. Seen from the side, the three-dimensional effect of the Arabic hour markers and the bead-like minute markers is very obvious, which adds ornamentality to the surface.
The stainless steel crown is also polished. It is engraved with the IWC logo and is designed with a non-slip texture. It is comfortable to handle and easy to debug. Above and below are the timing start / pause and timing reset buttons, which are full of operation feeling, showing the connotation of the time-honored mechanical representative function timing.
Continuing the very coordinated and exquisite dial design of the Portuguese chronograph, such as a narrow bezel that sets off the atmosphere of the dial, an Arabic numeral time scale that enhances the three-dimensional impression of the dial and an inclined inner bezel, and a 30-minute chronograph dial at 6 o’clock and 6 Small seconds at the time mark. The central three hands, the silver hands used to indicate the timing, and the deep color of the disc form a clear and dazzling contrast effect, making the time indication clear and intuitive, while giving a quality look on the wrist.
The dense bottom craft design effectively guarantees the internal safety of the watch. Equipped with 79350 self-winding movement to ensure the accurate operation of the travel time and timing functions. The watch has a 44-hour power reserve and a daily water resistance of 30 meters.
The black Santoni crocodile leather strap is decorated with black stitching and natural cracks, which is more fashionable and modest.
It is equipped with a stainless steel folding clasp with the brand ‘IWC’ logo engraved on the clasp, which echoes the dial and crown, showing the overall unique charm. With a simple buckle, the watch can be worn smoothly.
IWC Portuguese Chronograph
Summary: inheriting the precision mechanical movement and representative elegant appearance design of the series models, and then giving the gradual blue gradient to the dial surface, creating such a unique IWC IWC Portuguese series chronograph, if it is not black That is, the white disk color feels visual fatigue, so it is also very good to choose this one. Now that this watch is also on sale, watch friends who like this watch may wish to enter the brand store to learn more about the details of this watch. Watch price: 56,800