IWC fans who replica watches are paying attention to the calendar should know by now that 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the well-known Schaffhausen brand in Switzerland. Founded in 1868 by the American artificial Ariosto Jones, the IWC would slowly and gradually, over the course of its century-and-a-half long history, have the reputation of solidly constructed watches - the company's Latin motto, "Probus Scafusia", translates to "good craftsmanship from Schaffhausen". To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the brand, IWC has just unveiled two high-tech tourbillon watches that clearly show the brand's know-how in complex watchmaking. Meet the new IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Edition "150 Years" and IWC Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition "150 Years".
The Tourbusillon "150 years" edition of the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar is significant because it is the first time that IWC has combined a perpetual calendar with a tourbillon on the dial. The watch features a 45 mm wide Portugieser style case, which IWC fans will immediately recognize from its short, curved handles and knurled crown. Coupled with a Santoni black alligator strap and water resistant to only 30 m, it is obvious that it replica watches uk should be kept away from water.
The dial is white and has a lacquered finish with large black Arabic numerals printed in the distinctive character of IWC's Portugieser watches. Large leaf heat-treated hour and minute hands with a simple trace of railway-style minutes ensure that time can be read easily.
At 9, you have the sub-dial indicating the day, and at 3 you have the sub-dials that show the date and the power reserve. At 6 o'clock, there is an indicator of the month and the display of the moon phase, and on its left, around 8 o'clock, there is the indicator of the year. Finally, there is the flying tourbillon that makes a single rolex replica rotation every minute at 12.