Iwc Schaffhausen Adds New Single-button Timing Function To Portofino Series

Schaffhausen, August 2015 – The Portofino family of watches, known for their minimalist design style, adds a new and highly skilled watch-Portofino manual winding One-button chronograph. This is the first ingenious single-button chronograph watch launched by IWC. The slightly convex button on the crown reveals the additional mechanics of this watch and makes it easier to operate. Available in white and red gold, the watch perfectly reflects the essence of luxury and restraint in the Portofino watch series.
Portofino Manual Winding Single Button Chronograph (Model IW515104)

   With the birth of this new complex timepiece, IWC added another chronograph with its own movement to its popular Portofino watch collection. Following the elegant tradition of the Portofino watch family, this new member also exhibits a unique elegance and charming technical subtlety: the most common chronograph watches are currently at ‘2 o’clock’ and ‘4 o’clock There is a button at the ‘clock’, which is also the most classic form of chronograph watch. The Portofino manual winding single-button chronograph watch (model: IW515103 / IW515104) stands out with its unique one-button chronograph mechanism and is capable of timing for up to 60 minutes. The timekeeping button is placed in the crown and is almost imperceptible at first glance. The start, stop and reset of the timer function can be easily achieved by repeatedly pressing this multi-function button. Pressing the button a third time resets all timing displays to zero. This simple switching mechanism also highlights the aesthetic considerations of watch design, revealing the elegance of the watch. Although the additional function of chronograph has been added, the Portofino manual winding single-button chronograph still retains a simple style, and its various functions are only revealed when you watch the game carefully. Simplicity and low profile are the tradition of the Portofino watch family, and the soul of the Portofino watch’s restrained design and classic style since its birth. Georges Kern, CEO of IWC, commented: ‘This watch maintains the perfect balance of function, design and ease of use. Traditional manual watchmaking technology and modern engineering are seamlessly integrated. The result is a new model of fine watchmaking that we can be proud of. ‘
Precision and complex internal mechanical structure
   The newly developed movement of the Portofino manual-winding single-button chronograph watch is a valuable research and development result for both the IWC’s own movement series and the Portofino series. . The 59360 movement inherits the powerful characteristics of the 59000 movement series, and the mechanical timing device placed therein highlights the outstanding charm. The wearer can enjoy the power reserve of 192 hours. After the watch is fully chained, it can ensure the accurate movement of the whole 8 days until it stops automatically. You can check the remaining power of the watch at any time through the power reserve display on the dial between the ‘8 o’clock’ and ‘9 o’clock’ positions. The small dial at 12 o’clock shows the minutes measured by the chronograph function, while the central hand indicates the seconds. The dial has a small seconds at ‘6 o’clock’ and a date display at ‘3 o’clock’. The overall layout is decent and pleasing. The case back also gives you a panoramic view of the movement: through the sapphire glass case back, the IWC-manufactured movement decorated with Geneva stripes and the mechanical timing device in operation are clearly visible. The Portofino manual winding single-button chronograph is available in two models: a white gold case with a rock grey dial and a grey Santoni alligator strap, or an 18K red gold case with a silver plated dial and brown Santoni alligator leather Strap.
   The 59360 movement inherits the powerful characteristics of the 59000 movement series, and the mechanical timing device placed therein highlights the outstanding charm. The wearer can enjoy the power reserve of 192 hours. After the watch is fully chained, it can ensure the accurate movement of the whole 8 days until it stops automatically.
   Mr. GEORGES KERN, Chief Executive Officer of IWC, commented: ‘This watch maintains the perfect balance of function, design and ease of use. Traditional manual watchmaking technology and modern engineering are seamlessly integrated. The result is a new model of fine watchmaking that we can be proud of. ‘
Exclusive leather for luxury watches
   For more than three decades since its birth, the Portofino watch family has always played a pivotal role in the IWC watch series. To highlight the unique Italian lifestyle, IWC joined forces with shoe manufacturer Santoni in 2011. This well-known Italian family business is an outstanding representative of ‘elegance and luxury and top quality’, which is exactly the same as the value concept of IWC. Today, Santoni exclusively crafts leather straps for IWC. In the complicated processing steps, each of the carefully-made Santoni straps has been given a unique quaint appearance at the factory, and the hue and gloss are also unique. This process makes leather seem like it has been carefully used for many years, but it is actually made entirely new. Another iconic feature of Santoni is the orange leather lining on the inside of the strap. The beauty and glamour of the Mediterranean living atmosphere are blended into the perfect handcraft of watch and strap.
Technical characteristics

Mechanical single-button chronograph movement
Manual winding
Full chain can provide 8-day power reserve
Balance wheel without trimmer, 4 gold trim screws on the wheel rim
Breguet gossamer
Minutes and seconds
Small second hand with stop
Date display
Power reserve display
Movement
IWC-manufactured movement: 59360
Vibration frequency: 28,800 times / 4 Hz
Gems: 36
Power reserve: 8 days (192 hours)
Winding up: manual winding
Watch
Material:
Model IW515103: 18K white gold case, rock grey dial, grey Santoni alligator strap, 18K white gold pin buckle
Model IW515104: 18K red gold case, silver-plated dial, brown Santoni alligator strap, 18K red gold pin buckle
Mirror: Double-sided anti-reflective arched sapphire glass
Case back: transparent sapphire case back
Water resistance: 3 bar
Diameter: 45 mm
Case thickness: 13 mm

Vacheron Constantin Contemporaine Perpetual Calendar Watch

PATRIMONY heritage series has always occupied an important position in Vacheron Constantin’s product line. This collection not only shows many classic design elements of Vacheron Constantin, but also exudes more elegance. It can be said that it is one of the most concerned series in the Vacheron Constantin product line. At the SIHH 2011 Geneva Haute Horlogerie Salon, the Patrimony heritage family has added the Patrimony Contemporaine ultra-thin perpetual calendar watch.

腕表 This watch is equipped with the highly respected 1120QP self-winding mechanical movement, which bears the Geneva mark, and is known as the classic of the perpetual calendar. The thickness of the movement is only 4.05mm, but the function is very powerful: this perpetual calendar watch can identify the leap year cycle and the number of days in the month (divided into 31 days, 30 days and 28 days), and automatically adjusts the 28 days of February every four years It is 29 days, and no adjustment is required until March 1, 2100. The movement’s vibration frequency is 19,800 times per hour, 36 stones, and the power reserve is 40 hours.

Summary: In the impression of many people, the perpetual calendar watch is very precise on the movement. At the same time, this type of watch generally appears thick in thickness, but this watch from Vacheron Constantin shows us a brand new Ultra-thin perpetual calendar watch, under such a premise will meet the needs of many people to wear the watch.

   The above is the latest cutting-edge information of the 2013 SIHH brought by the special editor of the Watch House. Next, we will present more and more intuitive exhibition reports, so please pay attention. (Picture, text / watch home Mao Zhuang Yang Fan)

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Baoji Navigation Global Tour Exhibition Held In Taiwan

After holding multiple stops around the world, the ‘Breguet, Watchmaker to the Royal Navy’ exhibition (Breguet, Watchmaker to the Royal Navy) came to Taiwan for a grand event with more than 200 VIPs.

   This touring exhibition was originally an exclusive preview during the 2017 Basel International Watch and Jewellery Show, reviewing the deep relationship between Breguet and the maritime world.

   The exhibition also invites watch enthusiasts to come and taste the extraordinary charm of the Marine Marine Time Series 5887 watch. In addition to the tourbillon and perpetual calendar, the watch is also equipped with precious and charming time equation functions.

   This fascinating exhibition was held on March 11, 2018 (Sunday) at Taipei Shinchang Watch Company.

Latest Rolex Day Calendar “Sertie” Watch Reviews

At the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery Fair 2013, Rolex showcased the superb surface manufacturing art and traditional inlay technology, and launched seven Oyster Perpetual Week calendars decorated with diamonds, mother-of-pearl and exquisite colored gemstones Gold watch.

 Watches are equipped with unique, exquisite, ornate surfaces designed and manufactured by Rolex, and the outer ring is set with square-cut diamonds. Proprietary technology and subtle materials match the natural beauty of mother-of-pearl to the fullest.

 Day-of-the-week “SERTIE” watch with 18ct yellow, white or eternal rose gold oyster strap with concealed folding crown buckle. This elegant, solid strap combines matte and sanding processes, is extremely comfortable to wear and easy to open and close.

 The mother-of-pearl surface features an 18ct white gold carrousel hour ring, set with 217 brilliant diamonds, and delicately set with pink or white mother-of-pearl decorated with a floral pattern. Inspired by famous British fabrics, Oxford’s surface is engraved with a weaving basket pattern, white mother-of-pearl, or a mother-of-pearl method that exudes a seductive, sparkling platinum sheen. These two new faces with diamond-set hour markers and bezels are found in 18ct Everose or white gold models.

 The new exquisite gemstone surface shines brightly against the diamond hour markers: 18ct white gold with lapis lazuli, 18ct yellow with bull’s eye, 18ct eternal rose gold with ferrite. The surface of the gemstone and the outer ring set with diamonds shine brightly, which is more noble and gorgeous.

 The Oyster case of the Day of the Week “SERTIE” watch has a diameter of 36 mm and is water-resistant to 100 meters (330 feet). It is an example of solidity, elegance and perfect proportions. The distinctive middle case is cast from original 18ct gold. The triangular-shaped bottom case is screwed tightly by Rolex watchmakers with special tools exclusive to the brand to completely seal the case. The winding crown adopts a patented double-lock double waterproof system, which is firmly screwed to the case.
Watch details:
Oyster Perpetual Day Calendar “SERTIE”
Model (Case-Strap): 118395BR-73205 / 118399BR-73209
Case

Oyster case (Medium-cast middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown)
36 mm diameter
Material 18ct Everose gold, polished
18ct white gold, polished
Bottom cover Rolex screw-down bottom cover
18ct white gold bezel set with 60 square-cut diamonds
Winding crown, screw-in double lock, double waterproof system
Mirror scratch-resistant sapphire
Double anti-reflective small window convex lens magnification (2.5 times) calendar
Water-resistant to 100 meters (330 feet)

Movement

Model Rolex 3155
Mechanical self-winding movement, two-way winding constant-motion rotor
Certification Official Accreditation Timepiece (COSC)
Function Central hour, minute and second hand
Jump week and calendar with quick adjustment
Second hand pause function for accurate time adjustment
Balance Swing Module Frequency: 28,800 times / hour (4 Hz)
Paramagnetic blue PARACHROM hairspring
Breguet hairspring
Stable balance wheel
High precision adjustment with four gold fine adjustment screws
Balance splint
Gems 31 rubies
Power reserve about 48 hours

surface

Material Roulette-like surface in pink mother-of-pearl and 18ct white gold set with 217 diamonds
Roulette surface in white mother-of-pearl and 18ct white gold set with 217 diamonds

Hands 18ct white gold

Strap

Type Three-row Solid Link Oyster
Material 18ct eternal rose gold, the surface of the middle link is polished, the surface of both links is frosted, and the edges are polished
18ct white gold, the surface of the middle link is polished, the surface of both links is frosted, and the edges are polished