The ref. 5441 Portugieser was launched in 1993 in celebration of IWC’s 125 year anniversary. It was made in a total of 1750 pieces, of which 1000 were stainless steel, 500 rose gold and 250 in platinum. The total list of references is as follows; 5441-001, Stainless steel, croco glossy brown, silvered arabic dial 5441-002, Stainless steel, croco glossy black, silvered arabic dial 5441-003, Rose gold, croco glossy brown, silvered arabic dial 5441-004, Rose gold, croco glossy black, silvered arabic dial 5441-005, Platinum, croco glossy brown, silvered arabic dial 5441-006, Platinum, croco glossy black, silvered arabic dial Please note that the limited edition numbers are the total for the metal – 001+002, 003+004, 005+006.
|Name:||Portugieser Jubilee Rose Gold|
|Produced:||2000 – 2002|
|Limited:||Yes, 500 units|
Below is a detailed look at IWC’s model IW5441-04 from Portugieser watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
IWC’s Portugieser Jubilee Rose Gold (IW5441-04) was originally released in 2000 – 2002. This watch features a hand-wound movement beating at a frequency of 18000 bph ( 3 Hz) to provide a 54-hour power reserve when fully wound.
The rose gold case measures 42mm in diameter and roughly 10.4mm 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 plexi glass. IWC’s Portugieser model IW5441-04 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.
The Portugieser IW5441-04 movement is a powered by caliber 9828 made by IWC. The 19-jewel hand-wound movement is 37.8mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 18,000 semi-oscillations per hour or 3 Hz. This movement offers a 54-hour power reserve.
|Time:||Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds|
How much does the IWC’s Portugieser IW5441-04 cost? This watch was introduced in 2000 and has been in IWC’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 500 pieces released. 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 Jubilee Rose Gold
- Reference Number: IW5441-04
- Limited: Yes, 500 units
Case & Dial:
- Material: Rose Gold
- Glass: Plexi
- Back: Display
- Diameter: 42
- Thickness: 10.4
- Lug Width: N/A
- Dial Color: Silver
- Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Feuille-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 30 meters
- Winding: Hand-Wound
- Brand: IWC
- Caliber: 9828
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: 37.8mm
- Jewels: 19
- Power Reserve: 54 hours
- Frequency: 18000 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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