Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
IWC PORTUGUESE 7 DAYS AUTOMATIC STEEL International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Portuguese, 7 Days Power Reserve, Automatic," movement No. 2962642, case No. 3153537, Made circa 2006. Fine, large, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, 7-day power reserve and a stainless steel IWC deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box.
Three-body, polished and brushed, concave lugs, transparent screwed down case back, sapphire crystals. Matte silver with applied blued steel Arabic numerals, subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds and the up-and-down indication, outer minute track, aperture for the date at 6. Blued steel feuille hands. Cal. C 51010, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 44 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator, skeletonized bidirectional rotor with gold medallion inlay engraved "IWC - Probus Scafusia - Seven (7) Days Power-Reserve."