- Case – Made with stainless steel brushed with finished edges, polished finished lugs and bezel, the watch’s round case offers a 44 mm diameter and a 10 mm thickness. Its transparent back case also offers a sapphire crystal display.
- Dial – Protected with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coatings, the dial comes in matte black with polished Arabic numeral and indexes hour markers. The small seconds hand sub-dial is located at the 6 o’clock position designed with “railway” seconds markers.
- Band – Band material is made from black Calfskin with tang buckle for closure.
- Movement – This luxurious timepiece is powered with Swiss made mechanical movement. When fully charged, it’s capable of holding about 46 hours of charge without winding or wrist movement.
- Water resistance – It’s water resistant up to 100 feet or 30 meters.
This luxurious watch made with high-quality materials simply conveys class. Its stainless steel case with polished finished lugs and bezel blends well with its matte black dial producing an exceptionally beautiful timepiece. Furthermore, its see-through back case allows the user to admire the timepiece’s excellent details and finishes.
Despite the watch’s materials and size, this classical looking timepiece remains to be relatively lightweight weighing only around 75 grams and thin with only a 10 mm case thickness.
The IWC Vintage Collection Portuguese Hand-wound Mens Watch IW544501 offers the basic functions of a watch from the hours and minutes plus a small sub-dial for the small seconds perfect for individuals seeking a minimalist yet functional timekeeper. Plus, it’s perfect for heavy use thanks to its scratch-resistant sapphire crystal protection with a decent water resistance of up to 100 feet or 30 meters. Furthermore, when wound properly, it has a power reserve of up to 46 hours.
For someone who seeks a functional yet sophisticated-looking and affordable watch, then this might not be the timepiece for you as it is sold for thousands of dollars.
Since it’s powered with Swiss made hand wound mechanical movement, sometimes it can gain or lose a few minutes over a month’s time. Therefore, you have to set it regularly to ensure that it provides the accurate time.
People can sometimes tell the type of person you are base on your choice of timepiece. Therefore, if you want an ego-booster strapped to your wrist, better choose a luxurious watch like the IWC Vintage Collection Portuguese Hand-wound Mens Watch IW544501.