IWC IW524205 Portuguese Minute Repeater 18K Rose Gold Limited (25840)

25840 IWC 5242 Portuguese Minute Repeater, 5242-05 524205 5242 05, limited edition of 250 pieces, 18K white gold on a strap with an 18K white gold deployant buckle, manual wind IWC Caliber 95290, grey dial with applied Arabic numerals, small seconds at 9 o'clock, minute repeater lever between 8 and 10 o'clock on the left side of the case, display back, size: 43mm, thickness: 12.5mm, Like new with box and warranty card; which is undated.

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More about IWC IW524205 Portuguese Minute Repeater 18K Rose Gold Limited

This is an 18K white gold IWC Portuguese Minute Repeater IW524205. It has an alligator leather strap with an 18K white gold IWC double deployment folding clasp, and a scratch resistant anti-glare coated sapphire crystal. There is an exhibition screw-down sapphire display polished case back, and on the rim is engraved "INTERNATIONAL WATCH CO – PORTUGUESER," and the serial and edition number of 250 examples. It has a push/pull winding crown, and a distinctive wedge-shaped slide lever on the left side of the case band that activates the minute repeating gong. The 43mm diameter solid three-body case, downturned lugs, and concave angled bezel are polished. The dial is grey with applied white gold Arabic numeral and gold square hour markers, around a perimeter railway-style minute scale. There is a running seconds subsidiary dial at 9 o'clock, and a 43-hour power reserve at full wind. It's water resistant to 30 meters/100 feet, and the 12.3mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed. This IWC Portuguese Minute Repeater IW524205 has a mechanical manual winding IWC caliber 95290 movement. It's rhodium-plated, with fausses cotes embellishment. It's constructed with 54 jewels, a shock absorber device, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance that's adjusted to 5 positions, and a self-compensating Breguet balance spring. The mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 18,000 vph (2.5Hz).

The IWC Portuguese Minute Repeater IW524205 was introduced in a limited edition of 250 examples in 2006, and it was produced until 2009.