Show You The IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph In Steel Replica

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  • May 31, 2017
  • Show You The IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph In Steel Replica

    The SIHH is just now coming to a close, and by now we all know the big introductions for most of the exhibiting brands (or maison, if you will) and of course at IWC this is the year of the IWC Da Vinci Replica. The Perpetual Calendar Chronograph in red gold got some early exposure […]

    The design, nonetheless and unsurprisingly, is pretty polarizing; the 1980s-era Da Vincis were very niche in this respect – much more so than IWC’s pure instrument replica watches in the Pilot’s and Aquatimer collections, for instance. This, however, has been part of IWC’s history for some time – all the way back to the early pocket replica watch era, there have always been more and less dressed-up IWC replica watches, though perhaps in the 1950s and 1960s things were at their most utilitarian. The single biggest gripe so far seems to be about the thickness, which at 14.5mm is considerable; however once on the wrist, that’s mitigated considerably by the articulated lugs, which makes this a very comfortable replica watch to wear despite the raw numbers.

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