How the tourbillon in IWC’s Portugieser Constant-Force works

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How the tourbillon in IWC’s Portugieser Constant-Force works

Postby Racer-X » June 24th 2017, 3:59pm

by Charmian Leong "or centuries, watchmakers have been working to eliminate force variations in movements. Because the force or torque that the mainspring delivers as it unwinds is not consistent (it’s higher when the watch is fully wound and diminishes as it winds down), it’s always exciting to see the various ways it has been tackled. One of the latest such attempts to catch our eye is IWC‘s Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon."

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Postby foghorn » June 24th 2017, 5:10pm

Hot mess.


I am amazed at the extent to which some of these manufacturers prey on the stupidity of the "well-to-do" when it comes to watches. The target audience has no clue about anything but the price tag.
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Postby conjurer » June 24th 2017, 5:13pm

foghorn wrote:Hot mess.


I am amazed at the extent to which some of these manufacturers prey on the stupidity of the "well-to-do" when it comes to watches. The target audience has no clue about anything but the price tag.


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Postby 3Flushes » June 24th 2017, 9:47pm

foghorn wrote:Hot mess...

I don't dislike much IWC does, but I sure dislike that. Immensely.
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