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IWC Portugieser Rattrapante Chronograph

SFr. 18,200.00

1 Year Warranty
Your Vintage watch comes with a full covered one year warranty.

"Double-Chronograph"ย 

1999

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The 1930s saw the creation of the iconographic style of the Portugieser family, which is characterized by its startling size, uncomplicated Arabic numerals, narrow feuille hands, and railroad minuterie. It was much ahead of its time back then. The original dial is still a style icon today due toย its simplicity and reductionism which is shier impossible to copy.

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The heritage of IWC is deeply rooted in American pioneering spirit and entrepreneurship. Florentine Ariosto Jones, a watchmaker from Boston, founds the International Watch Company in 1868. He draws on the help of eminently qualified Swiss watchmakers, modern technology, and hydropower sourced from the nearby River Rhine to manufacture pocket watch movements of the highest possible quality. The Rauschenbachs, an industrialist family from Schaffhausen, take over the company following Jonesโ€™ return to the United States. During its early years, IWC produces pocket watches with a digital โ€œPallweberโ€ display, as well as wristwatches for women and men.

Reference: IW 3712
Diameter: 41mm
Glass: Saphire Crystal
Case Material: 18ct. Solid Rosรฉ Gold
Bezel Material: 18ct. Solid Rosรฉ Gold
Case Back Material: 18ct. Solid Rosรฉ Gold
Dial Color: Silver
Indexes: Print and Applied
Features: Rattrapante-Chronograph, Small-Second
Dial Handstyle: Feuille Hands
Movement Type: Automatic Movement
Caliber: IWC 5000
Base Caliber: IWC 5000
Power Reserve: 168h
Frequency: 18.000A/h
Number Of Stones: 44
Strap Material: Leather Band (original)
Clasp Type: Pin Buckle
Clasp Material: 18ct. Rosรฉ Gold (Original)

Watches with metal or precious metal straps often have a fixed length. To make sure that the watch fits you, measure the circumference of your wrist using our template and compare it with the information under "Strap".

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In case it does not fit, please contact us shortly. Each band can be customized, which we will gladly do for you.

Customer Service

We work with a reputable and insured delivery partner to ensure that your parcel is dispatched the following business day after receipt of payment. On average, our clients within Europe can expect to receive their package within 2-5 business days, while those outside of Europe can anticipate a delivery time of 2-8 business days, depending on the carrier.

In short, weโ€™re not that difficult when it comes to returns and exchanges. We firmly stand behind our products and do our utmost best to ensure you are completely satisfied with your purchase. You have the right to return your purchase within fourteen (14) days of receipt of the product and thereโ€™s no need to tell us why. If you wish to return your item, simply let us know and we will arrange a collection. Once returned to us, we will reimburse the relevant amount ras voucher for zrhbrg.ch, including the costs of delivery and excluding the return costs.

The authenticity of your watch is guaranteed by our qualified and licensed watchmakers based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Every watch is covered by a working guarantee.

In addition, you can have the watch fully serviced before delivery , in which case we give you a 1-year functional guarantee. The warranty is worldwide valid. This will enable you to receive assistance regardless of your country of residence.

Personal taste can evolve. To ensure the right fit, you can trade in your watch purchased on Zurichberg anytime and upgrade to a new timepiece. Your personal timepiece can thereby evolve with you along your journey through life.

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We create an immutable and unforgeable digital passport for your watch bought on Zurichberg.

The passport proofs authenticity and your rightful ownership. Your digital asset is stored on the Interplanetary File System (IPFS), a highly secure distributed ledger.

5 Reasons for Vintage

Nowadays, many high-quality watches are mass-produced. Vintage watches were often made in very small series with skilled craftsmanship instead of robots.

Watches that only a few wearReason Nr. 1

In earlier eras, watches were designed to last forever, including the components.ย There is no such thing as obsolescence. That is what we consider quality at Zurichberg.

Quality that endures generationsReason Nr. 2

Today, only a few watch manufacturers can afford to launch polarising products and therefore produce watches that are aesthetically pleasing to all.

Polarizing and characteristic designsReason Nr. 3

Vintage watches are overall cheaper than new watches. This is because new watches fulfill the essential financial objectives for the manufacturers, whereas vintage watches are financially "depreciated", so to speak.

Value for MoneyReason Nr. 4

We believe that in order to move towards a more sustainable future, it is absolutely necessary and logical to develop a sense for the quality of the past and to reuse products instead of producing new ones.

Longevity that feels greatReason Nr. 5
Join the vintage movement

Certified Original

The authenticity of your watch is guaranteed by our qualified and licensed watchmakers based in Zurich, Switzerland. You will get a digital twin of your watch with all key data.

Ticking correctly

Your watch comes in perfect working condition or completely revised โ€“ you can choose the service level.

Zurichberg's packaging material are made out of renewable ressources and are produced in Switzerland by Optipac

Securely deliverd to you

We do everything to make sure your watch reaches you in perfect condition wherever you are.