Although powered by a state of the art automatic movement with seven days power reserve, the design of the Portuguese Automatic is every bit as classic as it’s 1930’s source of inspiration – the original, oversized ‘Portuguese’ wristwatches by the brand from Schaffhausen. The ‘railway track’ on the outer rim of the dial, the applied numerals – details such as these give the Portuguese Automatic a distinct classic look. This example has the 42mm 18k rose gold case. The stunning champagne dial has 18k rose gold applied Arabic numerals, and is beautifully balanced by a sub seconds dial at 9 o’clock, power reserve indicator at 3 o’clock, and a dat3 window at the 3 o’clock position.

There is a sapphire crystal display back showing off the beautiful movement that has an impressive 7- day power reserve The watch is in excellent condition with minimal signs of wear, having undergone a complete service by IWC in 2018 and been worn sparingly since It comes on a brand new IWC brown calf leather strap with 18k rose gold Deployant clasp. The watch comes with its original inner and outer boxes, owners manualand original warranty card stamped and dated in 2009, and the IWC service paperwork.