IWC Schaffhausen
presents the Portugieser
Chronograph Rattrapante
Edition "Rue de la Paix"

Date2016-12-09T13:31:19

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The watchmaking manufacture presents the Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante “Rue de la Paix” Edition (ref. IW371216), a limited edition of 250 pieces that celebrates the city of Paris. To honour this occasion, four public figures have agreed to share their personal view of the city through four short films.

IWC Schaffhausen is continuing to write its success story, which started in 1995 with the first Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante. The third button, which starts and the stops the split-seconds hand, is the main characteristic of this timepiece. In addition to the usual chronograph functions, it is also possible to measure two short periods of time simultaneously.

To celebrate the launch of this limited edition, which is dedicated to the City of Light, four public figures from different fields share their own view of Paris: Jalil Lespert, film director, Sonia Sieff, photographer, Guillaume Salmon, public relations at colette, and Léonore Baulac, Première Danseuse.

The four short films were shot by Axel Delwarte on his on-board camera in iconic locations throughout the capital. Each film captures the unique atmosphere of our protagonist’s Paris as well as their obvious affection for the city.

A Parisian exclusivity

IWC Schaffhausen presents the Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Rue de la Paix” (ref. IW371216), a limited edition of 250 pieces. This timepiece is the worthy successor of the model, which was last available in 2006 and which attracted many admirers.

—IWC Boutique Paris, 3-5 rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris

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The Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Rue de la Paix” features a third push-button, a stainless-steel case, a slate-coloured dial with two black counters, and a black alligator leather strap.

A decorative engraving on the back of the piece features the Vendôme column and the motto of the city of Paris “Fluctuat Nec Mergitur” (Tossed but not sunk).

This limited edition is only available from the IWC Boutique at 3-5 rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris.

Boutique Information
IWC Boutique Paris
3-5 rue de la Paix
75002 Paris
Tel : +33 (0)1 42616264
E-mail: boutique.paris@iwc.com

For further information
IWC France
Sophie Bretagne
Communication Manager
Tel. +33 (0)1 58181468
E-mail sophie.bretagne@richemont.com

Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante
Edition "Rue de la Paix"

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FEATURES

  • Mechanical chronograph movement
  • Stopwatch function with minutes and seconds
  • Small hacking seconds
  • Split-seconds hand for intermediate timing
  • Limited to 250 watches

MOVEMENT

  • Calibre: 76240
  • Frequency: 28,800 A/h | 4 Hz
  • Jewels: 31
  • Power reserve: 44 h
  • Winding: Hand-wound

WATCH

  • Materials: Stainless-steel case, slate-coloured dial, black alligator leather strap, stainless-steel folding clasp
  • Glass: Sapphire, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
  • Water-resistant: 3 bar
  • Diameter: 40.9 mm
  • Height: 12.3 mm
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