The Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph was introduced in 2015. It features a case that is slightly smaller than the previous Yacht Club models, from 45.4 to 43.5 millimeters. It is powered by the IWC-manufactured 89361 calibre with 68 hour power reserve. It features a small seconds display at 6 o’clock. This version, reference IW390501, features a red gold case and a silver dial.
|Reference:||IW3905-01 (aka: 3905-01, IW390501)|
|Name:||Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph 43.5 Red Gold / Silver|
Below is a detailed look at IWC’s model IW3905-01 from Portugieser watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
IWC’s Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph 43.5 Red Gold / Silver (IW3905-01 (aka: 3905-01, IW390501)) was originally released in 2015. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph ( 4 Hz) to provide a 68-hour power reserve when fully wound.
The red gold case measures 43.5mm in diameter and roughly 14.5mm thick. The round case is paired with a silver color dial with feuille-shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. IWC’s Portugieser model IW3905-01 is water resistant up to 60 meters (197 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.
The Portugieser IW3905-01 movement is a powered by caliber 89361 made by IWC. The 38-jewel automatic movement is mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28,800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 68-hour power reserve.
|Time:||Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds|
How much does the IWC’s Portugieser IW3905-01 cost? This watch was introduced in 2015 and has been in IWC’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.
CURRENT PRICE: Not Available
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- Brand: IWC
- Model: Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph 43.5 Red Gold / Silver
- Reference Number: IW3905-01 (aka: 3905-01, IW390501)
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: Red Gold
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Display
- Diameter: 43.5
- Thickness: 14.5
- Lug Width: N/A
- Dial Color: Silver
- Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Feuille-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 60 meters
- Winding: Automatic
- Brand: IWC
- Caliber: 89361
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: mm
- Jewels: 38
- Power Reserve: 68 hours
- Frequency: 28800 bph
- Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
IWC is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, and was founded in 1868. Its signature lines are the Pilot’s Watches and the Portugieser, while other famous collections are the Aquatimer, Portofino and the Da Vinci. Many of IWC’s designs display a industrial type of beauty not often found in Swiss watchmaking. The same goes for its movements; while of very high standards, they are finished with an … engineers touch rather than that of an artist. One could very well say that IWC’s approach to watchmaking is more German in nature compared to many of its competitors; the ‘form follows function’ adagio is one held in high esteem in Schaffhausen. Notable watches and innovations created by IWC in the past include the digital ‘Pallweber’ pocket watch, the late 1930’s Portugieser, the 1985 Da Vinci with Kurt Klaus perpetual module, the split-seconds mechanism as designed by Richard Habring and the ceramic Da Vinci and Flieger 3705 – introduced many years before the material became fashionable. IWC also pioneered the use of titanium in wristwatches. In recent years, IWC has had a strong focus on in-house movements with prices rising accordingly. IWC is part of the Richemont group.
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