Posted by: acejewelers | January 15, 2010

Ace Jewelers congratulates IWC with the new Portuguese models SIHH 2010

Although we have seen some glimpses of the new 2010 IWC Collection, everyone can visit the official IWC website for the 2010 novelties to be officially launched this Monday during SIHH Fair in Geneva.


IW390206 IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph

Ace Jewelers has been an IWC retailer since the 1980s and great fan of their watches. We are proud to have two physical IWC boutiques in our stores in Amsterdam and to be the first in the world to have an eCorner of IWC on our website The IWC Portuguese has been alive since the 1930s and start really to become a living legend since 1985 with the launch of the Portuguese Chrono Automatic with reference IW3714. This year, IWC expanded the Portuguese collection with new movements/calibres and models. And, what a models… Breath-taking… We don’t know where to start…

Although Team Ace will travel to Geneva this Monday, January 18th, 2010 to be one of the first to see the new collection in real life and to order them for our three IWC stores, we could not wait and share some of the news with you! For an full overview click HERE for an IWC micro-site for the SIHH 2010 novelties. As of Tuesday we will post our home-made photos on our weblog: Ace Jewelers Blog.

We will start with the complete new models and then the line extensions (pictures will follow later, for Flash presentation visit IWC website):

1. IW3902 – Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph
New line (although the Yacht Club has been an independent line, it has a Portuguese case and dial now)
Manufacture movement 89360 calibre
Available in red gold (1 dial) and steel (2 dials)
Only rubber strap

2. IW3774 – Portuguese Grande Complication (long awaited model)
New line
Legendary 79091 grand complication movement
Limited of 50 pieces a year in red gold (silver dial)

3. IW5044 – Portuguese Tourbillon Mystere Retrograde
Line extension
New manufacture calibre (current tourbillon with retrograde)
250 limited in platinum and 500 limited in red gold

4. IW5447 – Portuguese Tourbillon Hand-wound
New Line (kind of line extensions of previous Jones Limited Edition)
Manufacture 98000 movement
500 limited editions in red gold with black dial

5. IW502121 – Portuguese Perpetual Calendar White Gold
Line extension
First white gold version of the ‘double moon perpetual calendar’
Midnight blue dial in white gold case

6. IW5454 – Portuguese Hand Wound
New line (kind of line extension though)
Legendarymanufacture pocket watch movement calibre 98295
Two steel version with either black or silver dial

We can’t wait to try them on in two days. For now, enjoy the weekend and preview of the amazing watches. Next week more… Stay tuned 🙂


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