IWC Schaffhausen Jubilee Collection – Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “150 Years”, Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Edition “150 Years”, Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Edition “150 Years”, Portugieser Chronograph Edition “150 Years” and Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition “150 Years”

Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2008, IWC Schaffhausen unveiled five limited-edition Portugieser wristwatches at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva as part of the Jubilee collection.

The Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “150 Years” is one of the most technically sophisticated watches in the collection and combines a constant-force tourbillon with a simple moon phase display for the very first time.

The Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Edition “150 Years” brings a perpetual calendar together with a tourbillon on the dial for the first time ever. IWC is also launching a Portugieser with a perpetual calendar in the design of the Jubilee collection and fitting the Portugieser Chronograph with an IWC-manufactured calibre. An anniversary edition of the Portugieser Hand-Wound is also being launched for fans of hand-wound watches.

All timepieces feature the design of the Jubilee collection. Their distinguishing features are the dials produced using a complex lacquering process in white or blue.

Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “150 Years”
The Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “150 Years” (Ref. 5902) represents a technical highlight of the Jubilee collection.

A total of 15 watches will be made for each model:
– Platinum, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW590202)
– Platinum, blue dial with lacquered finish, rhodium-plated hands (Ref. IW590203)

Technical details
Model: Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “ 150 Years” Ref. IW590202 • IW590203

Functions
Power reserve display
Tourbillon with integrated constant force mechanism
Perpetual moon phase display

Movement
IWC-manufactured calibre 94805
Mechanical Hand-wound movement
Frequency: 18,000 A/h | 2.5 Hz
Jewels: 41
Power reserve: 4 days (96 h)
Jubilee medallion in 18-carat gold on back of movement

Case, dial and strap
Ref. IW590202: Platinum case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap by Santoni
Ref. IW590203: Platinum case, blue dial with lacquered finish, white printed indices and numerals, rhodium-plated hands, black alligator leather strap by Santoni
Diameter: 46 mm
Height: 13.5 mm
See-through sapphire-glass back
Glass: Sapphire, arched edge, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant: 3 bar

Edition
Limited edition of 15 watches each

Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Edition “150 Years”
For the first time, the new IWC-manufactured hand-wound 94805 calibre with a power reserve of 96 hours combines a constant-force tourbillon with a simple Portugieser Perpetual Calendar moon phase display that only needs to be adjusted by 1 day after 577.5 years. The patented constant-force mechanism transmits completely even impulses to the escape wheel. In conjunction with the tourbillon, which compensates for the negative influences of gravity on the watch’s oscillating system, this allows for an exceptionally high level of precision.

With the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Edition “150 Years” (Ref. IW504501), IWC is combining a perpetual calendar with a tourbillon on the dial for the first time. The watch is available in a limited edition of 50: 18-carat red gold, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW504501).

This combination is possible thanks to the newly developed IWC- manufactured 51950 calibre. This is an extension of the 51900 calibre, with the addition of a perpetual calendar. Made of 82 individual components and weighing just 0.635 grams, the tourbillon is visible at “12 o’clock” because the watch designers opened up the calendar advance ring and integrated the moon phase in the month display disc at “6 o’clock”. With its solid gold rotor, the automatic winding system generates a power reserve of 7 days.

Technical details
Model: Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Edition “150 Years” Ref. IW504501

Functions
Power reserve display
Perpetual calendar with displays for the date, day, month, year in four digits and perpetual moon phase
Flying minute tourbillon at 12 o’clock

Movement
IWC-manufactured calibre 51950
Mechanical automatic movement
Frequency: 19,800 A/h | 2.75 Hz
Jewels: 54
Power reserve: 7 days (168 h)
Breguet spring
Rotor in 18-carat gold with Jubilee insignia

Case, dial and strap
18-carat red gold case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap by Santoni
Glass Sapphire, arched edge, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant 3 bar
Diameter 45 mm
Height 15.3 mm
See-through sapphire-glass back

Edition
Limited to 50 watches

Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Edition “150 Years”
With the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Edition “150 Years” (Ref. IW503405), IWC is presenting a special interpretation of this classic Portugieser watch in the design of the Jubilee collection. Production is limited to 250 watches: 18-carat red gold, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW503405).

The IWC-manufactured 52615 calibre with Pellaton winding generates a power reserve of 7 days with a solid gold rotor and two barrels. The perpetual calendar automatically recognises the differing lengths of the months as well as leap years and will require no adjustment until 2100. The double moon display depicts the moon as a mirror image that is correct for both the northern and southern hemispheres and that will only deviate by 1 day from the actual cycle of the earth’s satellite after 577.5 years.

Technical details
Model: Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Edition “150 Years” Ref. IW503405

Functions
Power reserve display
Perpetual calendar with displays for the date, day, month, year in four digits and perpetual moon phase for the northern and southern hemispheres
Small hacking seconds

Movement
IWC-manufactured calibre 52615
Mechanical movement
Pellaton automatic winding
Frequency 28,800 A/h | 4 Hz
Jewels 54
Power reserve: 7 days (168 h)
Breguet spring
Rotor in 18-carat gold with Jubilee insignia

Case, dial and strap
18-carat red gold case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap by Santoni
Glass: Sapphire, arched edge, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant: 3 bar
Diameter: 44.2 mm
Height: 14.9 mm
See-through sapphire-glass back

Edition
Limited to 250 watches

Portugieser Chronograph Edition “150 Years”
With the Portugieser Chronograph Edition “150 Years” (Ref. 3716), IWC is fitting this iconic chronograph with a movement from the 69000-calibre family for the first time.

Two limited-edition models are available, each restricted to 2,000 watches:
– Stainless steel, blue dial with lacquered finish, rhodium-plated hands (Ref. IW371601)
– Stainless steel, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW371602)

The IWC-manufactured 69355 calibre is a robust chronograph movement in a classic column-wheel design that is made of 194 individual components. The bidirectional pawl-winding system generates a power reserve of 46 hours. The decorated movement is visible through the sapphire-glass back.

Technical details
Model: Portugieser Chronograph Edition “150 Years” Ref. IW371601 • IW371602

Functions
Stopwatch function with minutes and seconds
Small hacking seconds

Movement
IWC-manufactured calibre 69355
Mechanical chronograph movement
Frequency; 28,800 A/h | 4 Hz
Jewels: 27
Power reserve: 46 h
Winding: Automatic
Rotor with Jubilee insignia

Case, dial and strap

Ref. IW371601: Stainless steel case, blue dial with lacquered finish, white printed indices and numerals, rhodium-plated hands, black alligator leather strap
Ref. IW371602: Stainless steel case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap
Glass: Sapphire, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant: 3 bar
Diameter: 41 mm
Height: 13.1 mm
See-through sapphire-glass back

Edition
Limited edition of 2,000 watches each

Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition “150 Years”
The Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition “150 Years” (Ref. 5102) is a purist Portugieser wristwatch with a hand-wound movement in the design of the Jubilee collection.

A total of 250 watches will be made in red gold and 1,000 in stainless steel:
– 18-carat red gold, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW510211)
– Stainless steel, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW510212)

The IWC-manufactured hand-wound 59215 calibre offers an 8-day power reserve. The power reserve display is on the back of the movement and visible via a glass back cover.

Technical details
Model: Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition “150 Years” Ref. IW51021 1 • IW510212

Functions
Power reserve display on the back
Date display
Small hacking seconds

Movement
IWC-Manufactured calibre 59215
Mechanical hand wound movement
Frequency: 28,800 A/h | 4 Hz
Jewels: 30
Power reserve: 8 days (192 h)
Breguet spring
Jubilee medallion in 18-carat gold on back of movement

Case, dial and strap
Ref. IW510211: 18-carat red gold case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap by Santoni
Ref. IW510212: Stainless steel case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap by Santoni
Glass: Sapphire, arched edge, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant: 3 bar
Diameter: 43 mm
Height: 12.2 mm
See-through sapphire glass back

Edition
Limited to 250 watches (Ref. IW510211)/1,000 watches (Ref. IW510212)

 

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