alwaysiwc Wrote: Michael reports that there were only 34 of these cal 98 "transitional" Portugiesers made. I thought the amount was 84 between 1970-1981. This means that your Portugieser is even more rare than I thought!
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isthomson Wrote:For anyone wondering who the purchaser was, after first receiving a service in Schaffhausen, the watch will be joining one of it's fellow ref. 325 "transitional" Portugiesers which I posted here a couple of years ago:My ref. 325 "missing link" Portugieser - some picsRegards,Ian.
hajoth Wrote:Hi Michael and Roberto,just to compare the crown's size. My transitional 325 was sold July,7th, 1981, IWC Frankfurt - extract of the archieves, same original leather strap as Ian's.RegardsHajo
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Michael Friedberg Wrote:Yes! All original Portugiesers, and also the Jubilee, used plexiglass crystals. Back then oversized glass crystals with "lips" were uncommon, and also the thin case wouldn't have worked.
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hajoth Wrote:Hi Roberto,and what about these hands ;-)?RegardsHajo
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flyrobyfly36 Wrote:Dear Hajo,thank you for this picture, to tell the truth, I still have to find a genuine ref. 325 I don't like :)This one, with Louis XV hands (am I correct?) is very peculiar although I like the essentiality and diaphane beauty of the former one a little more, but just a little!