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  • Mens Watch IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Antique Pocket Watch Conversion 1928 - Marriage Watch
  • Mens Watch IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Antique Pocket Watch Conversion 1928 - Marriage Watch
  • Mens Watch IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Antique Pocket Watch Conversion 1928 - Marriage Watch
  • Mens Watch IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Antique Pocket Watch Conversion 1928 - Marriage Watch
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IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Style Antique Pocket Watch Conversion 1928 Calibre 74 - Marriage Watch

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What is a antique Pocket Watch Conversion - Marriage Watch?

A marriage watch is taking an existing pocket - IWC Schaffhausen - watch and transferring all the elements (movement, dial, hands…) to a new wristwatch casePlease consider this before bidding so as to avoid any misunderstanding. Thank you

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IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Style Antique Pocket Watch Conversion 1928 Calibre 74 - Marriage Watch

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MODEL: Mens IWC Schaffhausen Pocket Watch Conversion - Marriage watch - Antique Pocket Watch Movement

ADDITIONAL INFO: In 1939 IWC was approached by two watch dealers hailing from Lisbon, Portugal Messrs Rodrigues and Teixera to be exact. Says Pantli, “But what they asked for was absolutely crazy sounding.” It’s important to understand that at the time the standard man’s wristwatch was 35 mm in diameter or smaller. Pantli continues, “They asked for a wristwatch that would have all the performance characteristics of a marine chronometer (a super accurate timepiece used for shipboard navigation) which necessitated us using our most accurate pocket watch movement the Caliber 74. What looks like a lightsabre on the front man is Mad Jack Churchill leading a beach assault with claymore in hand. Caliber 74 was IWC’s most accurate pocket watch movement; a natural choice for the large-cased Portuguese. It was explained to the two gentlemen that the resulting watch would be huge, almost unheard of in size at 42mm in diameter. Some how they loved this idea.” Apparently the fashion in Portugal at the time was for men to wear watches in this dimension. IWC also made its first “finger bridge” movement, Calibre 65, starting in 1893. Rather than the heavier and thicker three-quarters plate movement of that era, these movements instead had narrow bridges and cocks supporting each wheel, which allowed for a somewhat thinner and more elegant movement. In addition to a companion Calibre 66, some slight modifications lead later to the Calibres 73 and 74 finger bridge movements. These were produced from 1913 to 1931 in 67,500 examples. Additionally, a very rare and beautiful finger bridge movement was Caliber 69. At 4.7 mm in height and 16 lignes in diameter, this finger bridge Lépine movement was launched in 1898. Only about 2,100 were produced.

MOVEMENT: Manual winding calibre 74 with 19 Jewels and 18000 A/h vibrations per hour. Bimetallic screw balance with 4 adjustment screws, Breguet hairspring,barrel with Geneva stopwork

SERVICE: This watch was professionally fully serviced. Last service will be remarked on the invoice.

YEAR: According movement number watch was produced in year 1928

DIAL: Original porcelain dial was professional restored /

CASE: New custom-made stainless steel watch case with glass back

DIAMETER: 43 mm - 1.69 inch

WATER-TIGHTNESS: Splash Water Resistant (handwashing ok, not showering)

STRAP: New leather strap - Model wrist size on the photo is 18 cm - 7,08 inch

BOX: Spezial customized secure black travel watch case

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