Swiss watchmaker IWC Portofino Replica combines elegance and luxury in a sporty masculine style. This bold timepiece features a slim and robust body with a modern look. The dial and case are also adorned with striking details that maintain Concord's distinctive design code. The IWC Portofino Replica in Black and Gold is one of the most stylish men's watches launched in 2013.
This watch reminds me of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronographs at first glance. The upper black PVD Titanium bezel has a circular shape. However, the 18 karat rose gold sub-bezel, which is similar to that of an ROO, is octagonal. Rose gold rings that surround the chrono subdials are also octagonal. Eight rose gold joints connect the signature C1 bezels to a 47 mm Grade 5 titanium case. IWC Replica Watches The black ceramic is used to decorate the 18 karat rose gold crown and pushers. The case-back of the sapphire is secured by 8 screws, and it's engraved with "Audace Savoir-Faire Avant-Garde".
The dial shows a self-winding Calibre A07.211 mechanism with a rotor that is decorated with vertical Cotes de Geneve, snailed bevel and G1 engraving. It oscillates with a frequency of 28'800 vibrating per hour (4Hz), and has a power reserve of 48 hours.
The dial is black with a pattern that is reminiscent of the Royal Oak pattern. Hour-markers, hands and hour-markers are gold-plated, all coated with SuperLuminova. The 12-hour counter occupies the position at 6 o'clock, and the 30-minute chronocounter is located at 12 o'clock.IWC Aquatimer Replica The sub-dial for small seconds is at 9 o'clock, and the date window is at 3 o'clock. The outer rim is covered by the tachymeter for measuring speed. This dial is protected by a 2 mm thick sapphire glass that has been treated with anti-reflective coating on both sides.
Concord's C1 Collection is known for its vulcanized leather straps. The rubber base has been covered with black alligator skin to give it a more stylish look. The black PVD titanium deployment buckle is included. The IWC Portofino Replica Black and Gold Watch has an impressive water resistance of up to 200 metres (660 feet).