The IWC Portofino Replica is one of the most unique and impressive models released so far in 2013. Or, should I say a set of watches? This is definitely not one masterpiece. It has only one case, one movement, and one name. If you spend some quality time with this model, you'll quickly realize that it has four faces and two faces. IWC Portofino Replica comes in two limited editions (in red gold or white gold) each with 50 pieces.
The Amadeo System allows the IWC Portofino Replica Virtuoso Tourbillon to be easily transformed into different formats, such as a reversible watch, a table-clock, a pendant or pocket watch. The crown and a bow at 12 o'clock are the secret. You can release a bracelet with your fingers by pressing a button. Then, you can separate the bezel from the rest the case for a table-clock. Attaching the case to the vintage-looking chain creates a pocket clock. If you decide to use the elegant hand-stitched leather strap with this case, you can still choose between two dials that are open-worked and reveal the mechanical perfection.
On the upper portion of the front face, there is an interesting dial in white.Replica Watches The interface rest is transparent and shows beautifully decorated bridges, a tourbillon cage, and other details. The dial has an aperture that displays the jumping hour complication. This automatically changes after a 60-minute interval. The hour display is prominently displayed above the power reserve indicator, which is indicated by the striking blue steel hands.
At 6 o'clock, the tourbillon cage has a diameter of 13,50mm. The bridge is brilliantly polished and makes it look like the watch is floating. Two blued screws secure it to the beautifully decorated mainplate. The small blue hand that rotates with the cage on the top of tourbillon carriage indicates the small seconds. In addition to the trilling engravings on the mainplate you can also enjoy the artistic decoration on the mechanism.Rolex Day Date Replica This includes highly polished jewel sinks, and circular graining in the partially revealed gear wheels. The dial's perfect harmony and simplicity may make you forget the mechanical complexity of the instant jumping hour, retrograde minute, and power reserve indicators, all arranged around a single axis.
If you get bored of this masterpiece, or want to show off an even more elegant dial you can simply turn the backside of IWC Portofino Replica’s watch. You will see another dial with a skeletonized design, displaying a regular clock on the right-hand side, the tourbillon cage, and delicately decorated movement parts. The watchmaker chose stylish blue hands with Roman numerals to indicate the hours in homage to Edouard IWC Portofino Replica's pocket watches at the dawn 19th century. The dial features the brand name as well as "5 Jours", which is the time remaining of the watch.
Caliber 16BM02AI - HSMR is revealed by two beautifully curved sapphire glasses. This stunning hand-winding mechanism is made up of 439 parts, including 63 gems. It oscillates with a frequency of 21,600 vibrations an hour, and has a power reserve of 120 hours. This is particularly impressive when we consider the amount of energy that is normally spent to operate a tourbilon complication and a jumping-hour indicator.
The IWC Portofino Replica has a diameter of 44mm and a height of 1545mm. The case, which is perfectly polished and round, can be made in either 18 karat gold white or red.