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The Blue Hour: Review of the IWC Portugieser Chronograph

The IWC 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 the IWC 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.

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Copy IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound Monopusher

The IWC Portugieser replic watch has a 46-mm stainless steel case and the traditional dial in “Laureus blue,” accented by rhodium-plated hands and hour numerals.

The dial’s layout features a 60-minute chronograph counter at 12 o’clock, a date window at 3 o’clock, small seconds subdial at 6 o’clock, and an indicator for the Best IWC Replica watch’s impressive eight-day power reserve at 9 o’clock.

A single push-button embedded in the large fluted crown controls the Swiss Copy IWC functions — starting, stopping, and resetting the stopwatch to zero with simple pushes of the button.

Inside the 30-meter water-resistant case, the movement that drives all these displays, the manually wound Caliber 59360 beats at a brisk frequency of 28,800 vph.

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Swiss Copy IWC Portugieser Date-Month Watch Hands-On

IWC has added this Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month copy watch to the family of popular dressy, yet also casual, yet also retro-sporty timepieces. Available in three versions, each Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month model.

IWC uses two discs for each of the two windows in order to make the information as easy to read as possible.The leap year indicator is mostly only useful Replica Watches Review when initially setting the calendar information, and its indicator window is duly hidden in the subsidiary seconds dial over 6 o’clock.

A power reserve of 68 hours is welcome for this level of complication – and it helps round out the assortment of complicated Portugieser watch models such as the more legacy reference 5034 Portugieser Perpetual Calendar which is impressive in its own right.

Fake IWC 45mm wide Portugieser case for the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month and it is available in 18k red gold with a black dial, 18k red gold with a silver-plated dial, and in platinum with a silver-plated dial. Given the size and heft of the case that latter version is an impressively heavy watch. Attached to the cases are very nice Santoni alligator leather straps.