IWC – Portugieser Automatic Edition “ BJIFF 2015”
For the third year straight, IWC is an authority backer of the Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF). To make the association significant, the Schaffhausen watch producer made a 50-piece restricted version of its Portugieser (or Portuguese) model.
The new Portugieser Automatic Edition “Beijing International Film Festival 2015” comes in hardened steel and is portrayed by a silver plated dial with dark counters, which is the reason some IWC fans are now alluding to this model as the Panda dial release.
At 9 o’clock we locate the little seconds sub-dial, outwardly adjusted by the force hold sign at 3 o’clock. The little date gap is situated at 6 o’clock.
The development is the new 52010 type as of late presented at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2015 last January. Because of new artistic components, the bidirectional Pellaton self-winding instrument is basically without wear.
The indexless equilibrium has an expanded recurrence of 4Hz (28,800 beats each hour) which, combined with the Breguet spring, ensures incredible exactness. Two barrels offer a force save 7 days or 168 hours.
Housed in the 42.3 mm case, the programmed development is obvious all through the sapphire glass case back permitting the proprietor to see the subtleties of the development: the scaffolds enlivened with Geneva stripes and roundabout graining, the cleaned screws, and the skeletonized rotor improved by the 18-carat gold emblem bearing the logo of the Beijing International Film Festival just as the etching “BJIFF 2015 · ONE OUT OF 50”.
The Portugieser Automatic Edition “Beijing International Film Festival 2015” (Ref. IW500706) will be accessible only from the IWC shops in Beijing and Shanghai. The cost of the standard form of the Portugiueser Automatic in tempered steel is about Euro 12,000. We anticipate that the cost of this restricted version to be marginally higher. iwc.com