2018 was the brand’s 150th birthday, so it was a special year for IWC. To celebrate this special and memorable year, IWC has also launched a new version of the “Salute Pallweber” special edition watch.

IWC JUBILEE Series IW505002
Watch diameter: 45mm
Case thickness: 12mm
Movement type: manual machinery
Movement model: 94200
Case material: 18k red gold
Waterproof depth: 30 meters

Recommended reason:
This year, IWC launched the Special Edition of brand’s 150th Anniversary at the Geneva International Watchmaking Fair. This series released a total of three limited edition watches. Among them, the style of this red gold case and white dial has received a great deal of attention. Meanwhile, the IWC will disappear markers and instant of it is the minute digital display device designed on the dial for the first time. That is the method of IWC to pay tribute to Pallweber with a devout manner. In addition, this watch uses a manually winding cal.94200 movement with a 60-hour power reserve.

IWC PORTUGIESER Series IW371601
Watch diameter: 41 mm
Case thickness: 13.1 mm
Movement type: Automatic machinery
Movement Model: 69355
Case material: steel
Waterproof depth: 30 meters

Recommended reason:
Instead of the original 7750 movement, the new 69000 chronograph movement was adopted which was the biggest change in the Portuguese chronograph series introduced by IWC this year. This 150th Anniversary Edition of Portugieser Series watch has two dials to choose from. However, the “All Nations Blue” is the most representative of IWC. The new Portugieser chronograph series not only adopted a new self-made movement, but also the design of the hollowed bottom is a major breakthrough.

IWC PILOT Series IW510503
Watch diameter: 46.2 mm
Case thickness: 15.2 mm
Movement type: manual machinery
Movement Model: 59235
Case material: steel
Waterproof depth: 30 meters

Recommended reason:
When referring to the IWC, one series will not be ignored is the IWC Pilot series. So, this year, IWC launched the “150th Anniversary” special edition of the large pilot calendar watch. Taking the own movement cal.59235 of IWC brand, the watch functions perfect. And the designer loaded a manually-wound 59210-caliber movement with a large digital display making this watch even more practical for everyday wear.

IWC PORTOFINO Series IW356518
Watch diameter: 40 mm
Case thickness: 9.3 mm
Movement type: Automatic machinery
Movement Model: 35111
Case material: steel
Waterproof depth: 30 meters

Recommended reason:
In addition to this blue dial design, the Portofino automatic watch “150th Anniversary” special edition is also released a white dial style. The Portofino series is a wristwatch that adapts to everyday life among the other series of IWC. The 40 mm diameter case is also suitable for wrist of the most people that is not too big nor too small.

Sum up:
In this special year, IWC made a full-scale effort when put on the own movement of its brand in this special year. Frankly speaking, the self-made movement made the “back plate” of the IWC more straight.

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