The highlight of the watch is the in-house chronograph movement with chronograph hours and minutes exhibited at 12 o’clock and such as a flyback function. The caliber 89361 is a portion of the 89000 family of Iwc Watches Origin Replica movements, a few of which are observed in halo offerings such as the Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month. The calibre 89361 is fabricated in-house, supplies a 68-hour power reserve, and can be observed in all its Geneva-striped glory through the screen caseback. The skeletonized and decorated rotor also helps reveal as much of the chronograph mechanism as you can for the proprietor’s seeing pleasure.On the other hand, we’ve got a two-register design with running seconds at 6 o’clock and, unique to this motion, a joint totalizer for chronograph hours and minutes at 12 o’clock. The familiar way of displaying the hours and minutes makes studying the elapsed chronograph time simpler and much more intuitive. In the pictures here, as an example, the elapsed time would be 10 hours, 9 minutes, and 23 seconds. The dial is completed by a railway track chapter ring, date window, applied Arabic numeral indexes, and elegant minute and hour leaf-shaped hands.The color of the indexes and hands disagree and are designed to contrast with the dial colour. The stainless-steel with silver dial has blue indicators with heat-blued steel hands, while the blue dial has polished steel hands with silver indexes. The rose-gold watch, of course, has golden hands and indicators. This shift is certainly an improvement and enhances the aesthetics and, even what’s more, the legibility of this dial.While that the IWC Portugieser Chronograph Classic ships using an alligator leather strap, black to get stainless steel variations and brownish for rose-gold, it’s very likely to also pair well with more casual straps which makes it a versatile daily wearer that plays well with both formal and more casual attire.The IWC Portugieser Chronograph Classic watch is not an overhaul of its predecessor, but an upgrade which brings more refinement and enables all of the design components to operate together harmoniously. The IWC Portugieser Chronograph Classic is currently available for a cost of $12,100 for the two stainless steel variants and $20,100 for the rose gold version.
Held in partnership with Shoppes at Four Seasons, this year’s Masters of Time will explore the idea of memories with a curated collection that celebrates how collectors and brands commemorate the moments they hold dear. Bringing together over 450 fine watches and jewelry masterpieces from 30 brands, DFS’ team of watches and jewelry experts has assembled an unprecedented collection that showcases the best of design, technology and heritage for both men and women.
Available for viewing from December 9 until February 18, at T Galleria by DFS in Macau, this year’s Masters of Time introduces for the first time a multisensory exhibition inspired by the theme of memories. Guests can tour the curated collection displayed amongst a series of interactive pop-up spaces. Evoking senses, emotions and experiences, Masters of Time will take guests on a journey of nostalgia, heritage and adventure, all while making new memories.
The Masters of Time collection promises to intrigue seasoned collectors and first-time buyers alike. DFS’ watches and jewelry experts have searched the globe to curate the 2017 DFS Masters of Time Collection, which features exceptional pieces from brands including:
Arnold & Son; Angelus; Audemars Piguet; Blancpain; Breguet; Bulgari; Cartier; Chopard; Franck Muller; Girard-Perregaux; Glashütte Original; Grand Seiko; Hublot; IWC Schaffhausen; Jaeger-LeCoultre; Jaquet Droz; Officine Panerai; Omega; Piaget; Roger Dubuis; Romain Jerome; Tag Heuer; Tiffany & Co.; Ulysse Nardin; Vacheron Constantin; Van Cleef & Arpels; Zenith and more.