Portofino Vintage Collection Hand Wound Moon SS (35887)

(35887) IWC 5448 Portofino Vintage Collection Hand Wound, 5448-01, IW544801, 544801, celebrating 140 years of IWC (1868-2008), stainless steel on a strap with a stainless steel buckle, manual wind movement, 46-hour power reserve, moonphase at 12 o'clock (the moonphase on this watch is highly accurate with a deviation rate of only 1 day for every 122 years), small seconds at 6 o'clock, matte black dial with silver hands and white painted roman numerals, sapphire crystal, water resistant, diameter: 46mm, thickness: 11mm. Like New with original box and papers dated June of 2013.


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This is a stainless steel IWC Portofino Vintage Collection Hand Wound, reference IW544801. It has an alligator leather strap with an IWC stainless steel tang buckle, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It has a push/pull winding crown with the IWC logo. There is a screw-down exhibition sapphire display case back secured with 8 screws, and engraved "Portofino." The 46mm diameter solid three-body case, downturned lugs, and rounded bezel are polished. The dial is matte black with applied white radial Roman numerals and dot indices around a minute track. It has steel Breguet hands, and there is a small constant seconds subsidiary dial at 6 o'clock. The moon phase dial is at 12 o'clock, and it is exceptionally accurate with a deviation of 1 day for every 122 years. It's water resistant to 30 meters/100 feet, and it has a 46-hour power reserve at full wind. The 11mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed. The mechanical manual winding IWC caliber 98800 movement is rhodium-plated, with fausses cotes embellishment. It's constructed with 18 jewels, a shock absorber device, and a monometallic balance that's adjusted to five positions. It includes a self-compensating Breguet balance spring, an index regulator, and a hacking seconds mechanism for precision time setting. The movement oscillates at a frequency of 18,800 vph (4Hz). The IWC Portofino Vintage Collection Hand Wound, reference IW544801, was introduced in 2008 for the 140-year celebration of IWC (1868-2008).

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