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IWC Explained

Collectors and enthusiasts know IWC for the technical innovation and design expertise that goes into its timepieces. But it’s the people crafting our watches that make each one unique. In our series #IWCExplained, we introduce you to the people behind our products, while Michael Friedberg gives his special insight into the inner workings of IWC.

 

The dream on your wrist

 

The Portugieser Perpetual Calendar is an engineering marvel, one of the most intriguing complications captured in a 42.mm casing. But the idea of being able to adjust a calendar by just the crown didn’t come out of thin air. The idea is the brainchild of Kurt Klaus, but there’s a new generation keeping this mechanical dream alive. In this episode of #IWCExplained, we meet a member of that generation, Markus Bühler.

 

The perfect watch is perpetually Portugieser

 

The Portugieser is synonymous with classic design and accuracy. One could even say it’s the “perfect wristwatch”. So how do you improve perfection? IWC showed how with the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar. Read the story here.

 


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