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    • Circa 2016

    • 43mm diameter

    • Case, dial, movement and clasp signed

  • Manufacturer: IWC
    Year: Circa 2016
    Reference No: IW503506
    Movement No: 4’138’185
    Case No: 5’021’500, 43/50
    Model Name: Portugieser Jahreskalendar Tribecca Film Festival 2016
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 52850, 36 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel IWC deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 43mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and clasp signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by IWC guarantee dated 20th May 2016 stamped IWC Istanbul Boutique, warranty/guarantee booklet, instruction manual and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The IWC Portugieser model was first launched by the firm in the early 1930’s from the request of two Portuguese businessmen who when visited IWC’s headquarters in Schaffhausen for a stainless steel wristwatch that could match the precision of a marine chronometer. Since its original model, the Portugieser has become one of the firm’s most iconic timepieces that still remains in production till date and have since enjoyed various complications featured inside the iconic 43mm diameter case.

    In 2015, IWC launched the Portugieser Annual Calendar with a 7-day power reserve indication referenced 5035. Still retaining its iconic 43mm diameter case, the practicality of the annual calendar merged with the superb and clear legibility of the dial is perhaps what makes the Portugieser Annual Calendar stealthily attractive. In 2016, IWC released a series of limited edition timepieces to celebrate the Tribecca Film Festival. The limited edition timepieces all shared a common trait of bearing a grey sunburst dial with crimson red registers.

    The present limited edition timepiece is an IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar for the Tribecca Film Festival numbered 43 of a limited edition of 50 pieces. Offered in excellent overall condition and accompanied by the full set of accessories, the present example in stainless steel is certainly a delight to own.

  • Artist Biography


    Swiss • 1868

    With a clear focus on technology and development, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing timepieces of lasting value since 1868. The company has gained an international reputation based on a passion for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity. One of the world's leading brands in the luxury watch segment, IWC crafts masterpieces of haute horlogerie at their finest, combining high precision with masculine design. Vintage wristwatches such as the oversized Portugieser, Aquatimer, Ingenieur and the B-UHR pilots watch are especially desirable for collectors.

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Ref. IW503506
An attractive and rare limited edition stainless steel annual calendar wristwatch with 7-day power reserve indication, guarantee and box, numbered 43 of a limited edition of 50 pieces made for the Tribecca Film Festival 2016

Circa 2016
43mm diameter
Case, dial, movement and clasp signed

HK$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for HK$93,750

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