IWC Portuguese Chrono Automatic Watch

The IWC Portuguese Chrono-Automatic is a seamless blending of elegant design, and horological fascination. Based on an original IWC wristwatch developed in the 1930’s, the Portuguese Chrono-Automatic utilizes an extremely attractive bi-compax chronograph display to discreetly mark elapsed time. Unlike many chronographs which emphasize sporty pursuits, the priority of the IWC Portuguese Chrono-Automatic is decidedly classical.

The IWC Portuguese Chrono-Automatic features an automatic-winding movement that is both precise and reliable, enabling its chronograph mechanism to record time intervals of up to 30-minutes, with accuracy to within 1/8 of a second. The vertical layout of the subdials is a hallmark of this chronograph, and is the result of IWC’s exclusive underdial mechanism. The power reserve of the IWC Portuguese Chrono-Automatic is 44 hours.

The IWC Portuguese Chrono-Automatic is immediately recognizable; its predominantly satin-finished 40.9-mm. case makes a stately impression in any of the available metal choices – steel, 18K rose gold, 18K yellow gold, or 18K white gold. In rose gold or stainless steel, the Portuguese Chrono-Automatic is available with either a pearlized silver or black dial; unique to the 18K white gold version is a rich graphite-colored dial. In any of these variations, the shapely leaf hands and cabochon minute track remain visual constants which immediately distinguish this fine watch–sure to remain a popular selection for chronograph lovers of impeccable taste.

About Steve

Stephen Culcasi’s passion is for fine timepieces. He discovered his love of fine watches when he entered the industry ten years ago and brings extensive experience in retail management and private client service to Lussori. Stephen takes pride in the impressive selection of timepieces offered at Lussori which is located on Ocean Avenue in Carmel, California and has a keen eye for spotting new trends. His clients make up a who’s who list of celebrities, high profile business people, and respected collectors worldwide. Stephen holds a bachelors degree from Cal State Long beach. He enjoys restoring antique cars and photography.

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