•IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar IW502218, •IWC Portuguese FA Jones IW544203, •IWC Vintage Collection Portofino IW544801, •IWC Vintage Collection Aquatimer IW323101, •IWC Vintage Collection Pilot's Watch IW325401, •IWC Pilot's Watch Mark XVI IW325501.
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biw Wrote:You have some of the best shots of this watch Bill B. (especially the closeup of the moon phase). Looks like you use a light box? Can you share some of your techniques, especially your lighting?
Bill B. Wrote:The VC Portofino is 46 mm as you noted, but it is a thin watch at 11 mm. The Big Pilot is 46.2 mm and 15.8 mm thick. I have a relatively normal size flat wrist. The VC fits very comfortably. Since it is thin, it fits nicely under shirt cuffs.
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Cheers,Ray in LAPortuguese Chrono white/blue IW3714-17, Portuguese Chrono Classic Silver/blue IW3904-03, Portofino 8-day black IW5101-02, Portofino VT Moon phase IW5448-01; 1947 Cal 88.Looking for a FA Jones LE. Email: cooray dot ray at gmail dot com
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RayinLA Wrote:Thanks all, this is definitely a fun piece to wear. I am well aware of the past discussions related to the crown size and the availability of a large crown (though unclear what the costs are and how long it takes for a replacement). I am also aware of the postings here with simple attachments. Here is my 20-cent solution, not sure if a $10k watch is worthy of this treatment but this screw anchor is the best thing I could find lying around. It fits over the crown perfectly without touching the case, with some practice the crown can be pulled out, and the anchor can be released easily. I will look into a crown upgrade one of these days.Cheers,Ray
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