The eight-day chain of IWC Portofino Moon Phase watch is on sale. With classic slate grey dial and dark brown crocodile leather strap Portofino is quite easy to attract attention. Here, let’s take a look at this watch.
Since its inception in 1984, the IWC Portofino has been accepted by watch amateurs who are passionate about the Italian lifestyle. This Moon Phase hand-wound watch is a tribute to the first Portofino watch. Inheriting the classic design of the Portofino series, Moon Phase watch conveys the timeless elegance of a classic. Equipped with 59800 manual winding movement developed by the engineers of IWC, the crown can operate the watch simply.
The polished carefully 45mm bezel of IWC Portofino Moon Phase watch is made of rose gold showing a full and smooth line aesthetic of the round case. There is an 18K red gold crown on one side of the watch engraved with IWC logo pattern. The non-slip texture design with a first-class feel is convenient for the adjustment of the watch functions.
From the side of IWC Portofino watch, the moon phase display window is quite tempting. The gold star-moon transmits tranquil and serene light.
Under the illumination of the light, the smoke-grey sunray dial showing a gradual effect is more beautiful and generous. The bar-shaped three-dimensional time markers, the outer circle minute markers, and the willow-shaped central hour-minute hands complement each other, making the time indication clearer and more intuitive. Located at 6 o’clock, the small seconds counter equipped with a second stop device to facilitate the accurate calibration of the timepiece. The power reserve at 9 o’clock shows the remaining power, and it is marked red in the last two days. At 3 o’clock, a calendar display window adds a practical function to IWC Portofino Moon Phase watch.
Decorated with brown sutures and deep-texture cracks, the dark brown crocodile leather strap reveals a mature and refined atmosphere. 18K red gold case connected with 18K red gold pin reflects a unique overall aesthetic.
Through the transparent caseback, the mechanical sense of the 59800 manual winding movements is clearly to be seen. The biggest pleasure of manual winding is the process of winding, which can bring the satisfaction of the metal to the wearer’s own operation. The full-length movement lasts for 192 hours (equal 8 days), in other words, even if you wear the watch after it has been removed for a full week, the functions can still be performed accurately.
Sum up: From the perspective of practicality and appearance, IWC Portofino Moon Phase watch won’t be a worse choice. When the eternity and elegance meet the port town, the classic was born. At this point, Portofino’s moonlight will never end.