Milanese Bracelet

Selected Portofino models are available with Milanaise mesh bracelets in an elegant sixties-­inspired style. They perfectly embody the Italian lifestyle. Milanaise mesh bracelets are made of a fine wire mesh weave and, as well as being extremely robust, fit snugly around the wrist. 

Stainless Steel Bracelet

IWC metal bracelets have a mechanism that permits wearers to adjust the length of the bracelet themselves by adding or removing individual links. The metal bracelets found on the Pilot’s Watches and the new Ingenieur collection are equipped with a special fine-adjustment clasp that enables the wearer to slightly alter the length of the bracelet at any time. All it requires is gentle pressure on the button with the IWC logo at the centre of the cover on the clasp and a slight tug or push on the bracelet. This is an easy way to compensate for slight variations in wrist girth and makes the watch more comfortable to wear. More options are the elegant luxury stainless-steel bracelets found on some of the Pilot’s Watches: three rows of links are satin-finished and two polished, giving the bracelet a high-quality feel.

 

Santoni Straps

The alligator leather and calfskin straps made exclusively for IWC by Italian shoe manufacturer Santoni are among the finest work of their artisan craftsmen. One of the secrets of Santoni’s success is the nuanced shading of the leather. Elaborately finished by hand, every strap comes with an exclusive patina-like shimmer with its own individual colour tones. The technique makes leather look as if it had already been lovingly cared for over a period of several years despite the fact that it is brand new. To achieve this effect, the surface of the leather is polished with a variety of different pastes until it has the desired shading and a perfect sheen. Another hallmark Santoni feature is the orange lining on the inner surface of the strap.

 

Nato Straps

Two-tone textile straps, inspired by the historic Nato straps, are now also additionally available for all Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII and Pilot's Watch Chronograph models

 

Rubber Straps

The patented IWC bracelet quick-change system for the Aquatimer collection makes changing from a steel bracelet to a rubber strap or vice versa quick and simple. The bracelet is pushed into the locking bar from the top and engages audibly. To release, press the lever on the underside of the bracelet outwards with your thumb and push the bracelet upwards.

 

 

 

 

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