IWC: Another Portugieser Gets a Bracelet

Oct 12, 2021,18:23 PM

The 40 mm automatic.  Your thoughts?

Photos: Monochrome

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It’s a solid tool watch

 By: EinPa : October 12th, 2021-18:49
Looks fine

From photos alone

 By: mhz vph : October 12th, 2021-18:57
I’m not sure I’m a fan. The protruding links aren’t it for me visually, and I can imagine them getting caught/scratched on stuff moreso than a more uniform design.

Compared with the strapped version...

 By: India Whiskey Charlie : October 12th, 2021-19:14
Photos: Hodinkee ...  

I like it!

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : October 12th, 2021-20:24

Subtraction by addition

 By: blau : October 12th, 2021-20:56
I dislike it so much that just seeing it offered makes me think less of IWC! The Portuguese are great watches but they do NOT belong on bracelets.

I have had the Portugieser Chrono, Ref. 3714 and I always wished that IWC would offer that one on a bracelet as well because the 3714 is quite a sporty watch - in fact, it straddles the line between dressy and sporty better than most other watches.

 By: LX (Alex) : October 19th, 2021-05:36
I have seen the Chrono Ref 3716 on the bracelet in real life and it looks excellent (see picture taken from Twitter below)! In fact, if it had a higher power reserve and water resistance I would view it as a direct competitor to the Rolex Daytona (which I...  

Looks nice

 By: gunungbesarsekali : October 13th, 2021-05:38