As the name suggests the International Watch Company (IWC) is a truly global brand. Founded by a US watchmaker and businessman Florentine Ariosto Jones in 1868 in Schaffhausen, IWC’s aim was to produce mechanical watches to traditional Swiss standard using progressive American techniques.
Now IWC replica watches employs over 650 people, including 180 of the world’s highest skilled watchmakers. In the 19th Century, IWC demonstrated a passion for innovation through pocket watches such as the Pallweber which had a revolutionary digital hour and minute display, and by the end of the century IWC were producing their first wristwatches.
INTRODUCING THE IWC PORTUGIESER HAND-WOUND 8 DAYS
The term ‘celluloid style’ often conjures images of Humphrey Bogart copy iwc portugieser hand wound 8 days the case or Lauren Bacall seductively reclining (mandatory cigarette in hand, of course) – but what does such a term mean for the watch world? Well, IWC Schauffhausen and the British Film Institute have a perfect answer – and it’s been made exclusively for The Watch Gallery.
As haute horlogerie celebrates cinema once more, we’re proud to unveil an exclusive collaboration between IWC replica watches Schaffhausen and the British Film Institute – enter the IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound 8 Days. Created exclusively for The Watch Gallery to celebrate this year’s London Film Festival, this incredible piece has been limited to a mere 59 pieces worldwide. And that’s not all.
Each stainless steel piece has been individually numbered according to production run with an elegant inscription to the open case-back. Protected by luxury crystal sapphire glass, the inner workings and mechanics of the fake iwc portuguese hand wound can be clearly viewed. Additionally, the classic silver plated dial is perfectly mounted upon a signature alligator blue Satoni strap whilst the sizeable 43mm diameter provides a subtle statement on the wrist.
Fallen in love? Get in touch with The Watch Gallery team to secure your very own piece of cinematic history today.