IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Automatic 2000 Limited Edition

Launched in 2000, this elegant automatic wristwatch collection from the Schaffhausen manufactory houses large calibre automatic movement with an 8 1/2 day power reserve. Its winding system is operated by the brand’s own patented Pellaton device. Christened Calibre 5000, it is the brand’s first in-house wristwatch movement.

The Portuguese Automatic IW5000 watch features black or silver-color dials with Arabic numerals, small seconds counter at 9 o’clock and the power reserve indicator at 3 o’clock.

IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Automatic 2000 Limited Edition

The IWC Portuguese Automatic 2000 was produced in limited edition: 1,000 in superfine steel, 750 in pink gold and 250 in platinum. The first 100 of each series were offered in sets in hardwood boxes.

Technical details

Model: IWC Portuguese Automatic 2000 Limited Edition, IW5000

IW500001: Stainless steel case, black dial, limited edition of 1,000 pieces
IW500003: Platinum case, silver-color dial, limited edition of 250 pieces
IW500004: 18K rose gold case, silver-color dial, limited edition of 750 pieces

IWC Calibre 5000 Automatic, in-house movement
Jewels: 44
Frequency: 18,000 bph
Diameter: 38.2 mm
Thickness: 7.2 mm
8.5 day power reserve (running monitored for 7 days)
Breguet balance spring

Hours, minutes, seconds
Stop seconds function
Rotor with 18K gold weight with the IWC House “Probus Scafusia” motto

Diameter: 42mm
Thickness: 13.5mm
Material: Superfine steel/ 750 (18K) pink gold/ Platinum
Plexi glass
Sapphire crystal back

IW500001: Two-toned, black and silver, with rhodium-plated hands and numerals
IW500004: Silver, with pink gold gilded hands and numerals
IW500003: Rhodium-plated with matching hands
Small seconds at 9 o’clock
Power reserve indicator at 3 o’clock

Leather strap
Strap width: 22/18mm

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