TheIWC Replica newcomer’s case has been given a sapphire back and its dial boasts lacquered numerals; the standard model has applied numerals. The two watches are very similar in all other aspects, including their dimensions and proportions.
The Replica Portugieser Chronograph has enjoyed strong popularity for many years and is one of IWC’s bestselling models.This hand-wound wristwatch was given a neatly designed dial with a railway-style minutes circle, Arabic numerals and a subdial for the seconds at 6 o’clock. In an era when gents preferred to wear small and elegant wristwatches, the Portugieser must have looked like a gigantic measuring instrument strapped to its wearer’s wrist.
With a diameter of 41 mm, the Copy Watch is nonetheless 1 mm smaller than the Portugieser Automatic. This size was formerly considered to be large, but nowadays 41 mm is a normal size for a wristwatch with a built-in stop-seconds function.
Its satin-finished sides contrast attractively with the polished mushroom-shaped push-pieces and with the polished bezel, which widens upward. But the primary focus of theIWC Portugieser Replica styling is its dial. The bezel is narrow so nothing can distract from the elementary function of displaying the time. Sleek simplicity is the ideal solution here.
Bestwatchuse.com launched the “Big Pilot’s Watch,combines a black ceramic case and a Bordeaux-red dial with a crown and a case-back ring made of 18-carat 5N gold. The watch has a diameter of 46.5 millimeters. The textile strap is also colored in Bordeaux-red.
We decided on a case made of black ceramic with hints of gold and a Bordeaux-red dial and textile strap. This IWC Replica combination radiates understated luxury.”
The IWC 52615 manufacture caliber ensures that the Replica Watch rate is accurate. Its Pellaton winding system, fitted with components made from zirconium oxide ceramic, builds up a power reserve of seven days in two barrels.
The perpetual calendar, made of about 80 components, displays the date, day, month and year to four figures, as well as showing the lunar phase.TheCopy Watches double moon phase display simultaneously shows the lunar phase in the northern and southern hemispheres and will only deviate from the moon’s actual orbit by a single day after 577.5 years.
The IWC Replica classical and simple dial layout uses Arabic numerals and a small seconds at 6 o’clock to echo the original Portuguese replicas of the late 1930s.
Inside the new Copy IWC Da Vinci 40.4-mm stainless steel case, and behind its blue dial with rhodiumed hands, beats the automatic Caliber 82200, a movement equipped with IWC’s own Pellaton winding system with several components, such as the pawls and the heart-shaped cam, made of virtually wear-free ceramic.
TheBest Replica Watches movement has a power reserve of 60 hours, and has a skeletonized rotor with a gold anniversary medallion, and plates and bridges decorated with circular graining and côtes de Genève.