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IWC Portuguese Automatic Watch

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IWC Portuguese Automatic Watch   The Portuguese Automatic Watch, from International Watch Company Schaffhausen, embodies the timeless style the company is known for. This reputation sets the Portuguese Automatic Watch high above the rest. Pure Swiss craftsmanship and elegant appeal are evident from the moment this watch is seen. International Watch Company has stuck by […]

Brief history of IWC and their biggest contributions to the watch world

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The International Watch Company Schaffhausen – or IWC – has been an innovative force since its inception in Switzerland in 1868, when Boston watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones set up in a factory in Schaffhausen. He made IWC unique by seeking to connect American production with Swiss craftsmanship, rather than following the techniques of French-based watch […]

Top Ten Sports-Watches You Can Actually Use While Playing Sports

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There are many directions one can consider when trying to form a basis for a list of the best watches to wear while playing sports. Do you put a greater emphasis on style, functionality or durability? Does price matter? Should which sport a watch applies to be relative for this consideration? With those thoughts in […]

IWC, Classic Craftsmanship

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The IWC Men’s Portuguese Chronograph Automatic Watch is a favorite of mine.  IWC is famous for their watchmaking, and needs no introduction, however if you haven’s been exposed to this amazing company and their phenomenal timepieces…this is a good start.  This IWC men’s Portuguese Chronograph is from the Portuguese series.  The IW371417 is a Swiss […]

Go On An Underwater Adventure With IWC

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IWC has built a reputation specializing in chronometry.  Rooted in Engineering, this extraordinary watchmaker has made history with their impressive inventions, like their diver’s watch that can withstand depths up to 2000 meters.  As if that isn’t incredible enough, this is the only diver’s watch equipped with a mechanical depth gauge.  IWC’s amazing lines of […]

IWC Portuguese Watch At Film Launch

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  Geneva – January 2010 – IWC re-launched its Portuguese line of watches with a film starring Hollywood actor Jean Reno at the SIHH Watch Fair.   The setting was nautically inspired with more than 600 guests in attendance for the cocktail reception at the Espace Secheron. Noted best-selling author Paulo Coelho was in attendance among […]

IWC design watch for “Year of the Tiger”

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Entering the Year of the Tiger, we find many people who want to add a little tiger into their wardrobes. IWC did something special in its honor too. Strange as it may seem, while animal pelts have always been associated with royalty, animal imprints have been seen as non-classy and sometimes even crass. Leaopard, tiger, […]

IWC Releases another Limited Edition to Benefit At-Risk Youth

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With its new special edition timepiece, Swiss watch manufacturer IWC, continues with its theme of making luxury watches to benefit good causes. The company’s fourth special edition was made to benefit the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and utilizes the design basics of the IWC Portuguese Automatic timepiece. This limited edition model comes with a […]

IWC Takes the Cake

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The end of every year is a fun time to see what brands are the best, worst, who got married, divorced, had a baby and more. So, it goes that there are polls for best luxury watch brand and on one conducted by Luxist.com, IWC came in on the top. IWC beat out other brands […]

Luxury Watches Raising Money for Charities

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Both Audemars Piguet and IWC have recently donated special watches to raise money for charities. The Royal Oak Abruzzo Tourbillon Chronograph Watch by AP was auctioned off to support the Abruzzo nel Cuore’ foundation.  Audemars Piguet created this one a kind watch specifically for the event and since it has “Royal Oak” in the name, […]