Released on the first day of Watches & Wonders, the new timepiece welcomes the introduction of the newly developed Replica IWC-manufactured 59220 caliber, which powers the latest and most practical Portofino of the year.
Combining technical expertise and timeless appeal, the Day & Date features a sophisticated new dial with a large date display just underneath 12 o’clock, as well as a day sub-dial at 3 o’clock. Perhaps the most practical of functions, the date can also be the most cumbersome.
It can also add clutter to the dial, and make it difficult for the user to read his watch with just a glimpse. However, there is none of that in the Replica WatchesPortofino Hand-Wound Day & Date. The date is given plenty of space to breathe in the top half of the dial, just beneath the Portofino’s iconic XII-hour marker.
Measuring 45 mm on the wrist, the Portofino Hand-Wound Day & Date is a classic dressIWC Replica Watches very much tailored to the taste of the modern man. It wears exactly the same as the IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days with the added benefit of the day display at 3 o’clock.
Powering the watch is the new caliber 59220, a hand-wound movement made in-house which can run a full 192 hours with no need for any intervention. A power reserve at 9 o’clock serves as a gentle reminder.
There is something about operating all the chronograph functions with just a single button. It is not even handier, but it looks so much better, especially when the chronograph button is integrated into the crown of the watch, as is the case with the IWC Portofino Replica.
It is just one of the treats that this watch has in store for us. Fitted with manufacture caliber H59360, the Portofino also offers a 192-hour power reserve, which adds up to indeed, a very generous, 8-days. Part of the appeal of this is also that the movement is a manual wind. IWC Replica Watches It is still very gratifying to see the power reserve indicator move up when you wind the watch.
What is perhaps even more impressive is that the movement fills up the entire case beautifully. Quite a feat as the diameter of this Replica Watches is 45mm. We can argue if this is a size in which a dress watch, which the Portofino still is, should be offered, but the movement is already making a case for this.
Another part of the watch that is passionately pleaded the case for the large dress watch is the dial. In combination with this white gold case, the slate-colored dial is stunning, amplified even more by the Santoni strap that is fitted on the watch. The dial itself is a showcase of how a watch dial should be designed. Ample room for all the subdials and complications, and very well balanced despite the fact that it is an asymmetrical design. Of course, you should still have the wrist size to accommodate 45 mm, but when you do, all the features of theFake IWC Watches Portofino Hand-Wound Monopusher combined might be a temptation too good to pass up.