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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Bob Bunnik Wrote:Hi Ray,Great you received it and I appreciate your honest review, I think it's great to get a balanced story.I thoroughly enjoy mine:Though the date-disc color doesn't bother me, I agree it would have been much better to match it with the silver dial! The only thing I miss ('quality experience wise') also has to do with the folding clasp. I don't perceive it to be heavier than before, nor do I think it is not good quality, but I don't understand why it doesn't have an IWC logo on the inside anymore? For a 10-20k euro watch I really think it deserves some better finishing!Here is some reference material from the past, see what I mean?!:Best regards,Bob
RayinLA Wrote:Just a few more photos of the Chrono Classic this week from the shores of lake Como. I am co-directing an advanced study institute for a small group of recent junior scientists as part of a joint US-Italy research program. We try to meet every few years to go over the latest technologies and developments in the field. Mornings are filled with research discussions at a nice villa here and afternoons and evenings we get together with families and enjoy the lake and the surroundings. The Portofino would have been perfect, but didn't want to leave behind a three-day old Classic at home. My five and three-year olds are having a good time though we are missing the fireworks today. Happy 4th of July!
Sinclair Wrote:Hi Ray,congratulations, you have a real "classic" which I like a lot.Great pictures and review. As you mentioned you enjoy the surroundings of Lake Como, globally spoken Schaffhausen is very close, i.e. 4 driving hours straight up north. Drinks would be on my account :-)Have a great weekend!
Simius Wrote:very nice photos Ray...seems that scientists like IWC...may I ask what for research are you in?greetings,yitzhak