The glaring appearance shapes our first impression on IWC Portuguese Classic Chronograph Laureus. The glaring case shines and the blue dial is just like a vivid ocean, bringing us the unique delicate sense on IWC Portuguese. The dial of Portuguese Laureus has a beautiful blue. The shining blue is just like the surfy ocean, and the chronograph, date aperture and LOGO gives forms a good ornamentation. It kooks thick on the side, and the case, the bezel and case back give us a layers ‘ sense, and the shining case embodies the excellent steel.
In addition, the brown is designed uniquely. Two crowns are wrap under two protections. Two chronograph button and such as a design serves as a good ornamentation on IWC Portuguese. Looking at its case back, this is a see-through case back through which we could see how it works, and how those gears and supporters collaborates in such a precise way. As this is a Laureus Charity special edition, so on the case back branded with the happy children, indicating people care about the future of children on poor areas.
The single directional fold-up clasp is easy to operate and gives us a perfect visual effects. On the buckle you will see an IWC’s logo, and the black rubber strap makes it quite flexible and would not be chill when you wear in winter. The big size and the stainless steel could cause some pressure on hand, but given the shining case and blue dial that could reflects owner’s taste and attributes, it would be ok with it. The steel case and blue dial shapes a unusual appearance, the date display and chronograph can satisfy the basic needs. But the most important thing is that the IWC’s home-made movement has good performance and it feels good whenever you wear it or operate it.
1945, with the globe prosperity, Rolex launches it Datejust. The first Datejust is waterproof, and has a streamline look. What’s more, you can see that date aperture on the dial. Years later, the crystal has Cyclops eye, which is an obvious mark on Rolex. Datejust, with is graceful small date aperture, becomes the most recognizable watches. The reason that we think Datejust is an representative watch is that it is made of 904L steel and 18 ct yellow gold. A medium size as 36 mm, Datejust has simple three hands on the dial. On the sapphire mirror set a date aperture that could magnifying for 2.5 times. Bezel is fluted. All those classic deign is passed down to now. Oyster case and its performance is the key. Outside the bezel, diamonds are set around the bezel, which is luxury enough. Twinlock double waterproof system provide a good water-resistance that is water-proof to 100 meters. The crown is wrapped with yellow gold, indicating Rolex dedication on details.
From the other side of the profile, this watch is rather thin and is comfortable and flexible. Rolex Oyster buckle has Rolex crown on it, and the new buckle is a folding buckle that connects bracelet. lug is a little short, to better match bracelet. Golden Jubilee has 10 top diamonds as the time indexes and corresponds to the date aperture at 3 o’clock and crown at 12 o’clock.
What’s more, Datejust has an screw-down case back and is equipped with a powerful Cal.3135 movement, which is also known as the King of Automatic Movement. It has amazing stability and the movement diameter reaches 28.5 mm. It works at a frequency of 28800 times per hour. 31 rubies is applied as supporter on the movement. When comes to the energy reserve, Rolex Datejust can last for 50 hours. Instantaneous date, Glucydur balance wheel, Breguet hairspring, and kif shock absorber, all those features speaks for its excellent performance.