Serving In The Kampfschwimmer With An Issued 1:1 Replica IWC UK

In the 1980s, perfect replica IWC introduced a series of highly specialized dive watches for the Kampfschwimmer, an elite German military dive unit. Made in conjunction with Porsche Design, these titanium watches had IWC technology and ingenuity behind them. As military-issued versions of the luxury fake IWC Ocean 2000, they are now referred to as the “Ocean Bund” among collectors and enthusiasts.

The UK cheap replica IWC Ocean Bund (short for Bundeswehr or “German Federal Armed Forces”) came as six issued references, including one that consisted of 50 entirely nonmagnetic watches for mine-clearance units within the Kampfschwimmer.

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Recently, I spoke to David Seyffer, aaa quality replica IWC’s historian, about these unique super clone watches online and the importance of their design in Swiss movement copy IWC’s modern history. In that interview, David noted, “These watches feature two important innovations — titanium and design. I would consider the Ocean 2000 the most ‘radical’ design made in cooperation with Porsche Design simply because of the use of titanium. The watch became one of the most innovative diver’s watches ever.” You can read that full interview here.

The Kampfschwimmer (“Combat Swimmers”) are German frogmen and among some of the country’s most elite and well-trained military units. In training videos, we can watch members of those units being air-dropped with full combat equipment, including flippers, into the ocean.

Speaking to a former member of the Kampfschwimmer
After our article went live, several people wrote to me with personal stories of serving in that unit or owning one of these special military-issued timepieces. I extend my thanks to those who helped provide additional photos used in this story, particularly Thorsten (@real_vintagesilver on Instagram), who once owned an aaa quality replica IWC Ocean 2000.

One of those who wrote to me was issued an IWC Ocean Bund replica for men while serving in the German military in the very late 1980s and early 1990s. He asked to remain anonymous for this chat but wanted to share a few of his thoughts on the unit and the watch. Let’s just call him “Mr. P” for the sake of this interview.

UK Best Quality Replica IWC Claims This Watch Will Remain Accurate for 45 Million Years

“To make something that is completely unnecessary but gives us joy satisfies a very important human need,” says IWC CEO Christoph Grainger-Herr. We’re speaking at the brand’s HQ in Schaffhausen, and our conversation inevitably turns to the grand new—and maddeningly complicated—perfect replica IWC Portugieser Eternal Calendar. “Because if we just made the functional, the bland and the useful, the world would be a hell of a boring place.”

If you’re looking for reasons why luxury replica IWC UK and Grainger-Herr deemed it important to create a watch that will hold its accuracy for 45 million years, try this: “There’s this human trait of needing to push the boundary to find the imperfections, the character and emotion that we don’t find in apps [on our phones],” he adds. It’s also a product of the engineer in us all: “Getting excited about stuff that nobody else cares about and continuously looking to better something, then overshooting like mad because in the greatest moments of need people still want to dream.”

Put like that, the cheap replica IWC Portugieser Eternal Calendar 44mm begins to make more sense. The demand for perpetual calendars and moonphase replica watches for sale has rarely been higher—this is taking things up a notch. It’s the first secular aaa quality fake IWC perpetual calendar, which as well as being able to recognise how long each month is and adding a leap day every four years, can also cleverly navigate the Gregorian calendar’s complex leap-year exception rules thanks to a new 400-years gear in the movement. But it’s the new reduction gear that’s the real game-changer as it means in the next 45 million years the double moonphase display will (somehow) only deviate from the moon’s orbit by a single day.

The best news here is the model chosen to display these mad new features on. After a few years where the brand’s focus has been on models like its top copy IWC Pilot’s Top Gun and Ingenieur, it’s apt to see the Portugieser in the limelight this year with 17 new pieces in a range of new colors including Dune (beige), Horizon Blue (sky blue), Obsidian (black) and Silver Moon (gray). First made in 1939, the Portugieser is by far the most iconic and classic, but also accessible, model in Swiss movement replica IWC’s locker. It’s also very popular with the likes of Chris Evans, Kieran Culkin, and James Marsden.

“When balancing out continuity as a brand with innovation and invention, the top quality fake IWC Portugieser is a beautiful way to bring things back to who we are at the core,” says Grainger-Herr. “It makes something very complicated [like the Eternal Calendar] feel quite simple. There’s a complete lineage that is absolutely stable in terms of its core design expression—it sits right in the middle between very classical and very sporty watches. It has a modernity and a legibility to it but also there’s the refinements and the full range of functions.”

Among the other UK 1:1 fake IWC Portugieser models to launch at Watches and Wonders, there’s four new perpetual calendars in 44mm. Two with gold cases come in either an Obsidian or Silver Moon dial while two white gold pieces come in Dune and Horizon Blue, and there’s also a unique Day and Night hand-wound tourbillon on a black dial. At the other end of the pricing spectrum, there are four slimmer stainless steel IWC Portugieser replica for sale, two gold versions in both 42mm and 40mm and three new Portugieser Chronograph.

“When you think about a Portugieser chronograph or a top quality replica IWC Portugieser Automatic 40, they are often the first and only watch purchases [someone makes] and you’re basically getting all of the IWC DNA,” says Grainger-Herr. “On the other hand, you have people who clearly are not buying their first watch, who are looking for really a complicated showpiece like a Tourbillon Day and Night or a IWC Perpetual Calendar replica online with additional storytelling and emotional value.” With prices ranging from CHF 8,000 to CHF 150,000, it’s symptomatic of the Portugieser’s wide appeal. And thanks to the mind-boggling Eternal Calendar, that remit has become broader still.

2024 High Quality Replica IWC Unveils First Fully Luminous Watch

There are two main areas in which brands showcase their latest breakthroughs: the movement, of course, and the introduction of new and innovative materials and technologies for a watch’s case. Swiss made replica IWC Schaffhausen is a pioneer in both. The latest contribution to demonstrate the Swiss manufacturer’s technical prowess is a fully luminous watch case that emits a bluish glow for up to 24 hours. The same rings true for the dial and strap. The concept watch in form of a cheap fake IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph 41 was first spotted on Lewis Hamilton’s wrist during the 2024 Monaco GP which took place this past weekend. According to perfect fake IWC, the Ceralume technology, which is patent pending, will form the basis for future developments and releases.

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Conventional white ceramic is made by mixing zirconia with other metal oxides. These powders are formed into a so-called green body, machined to the case shape, and then sintered at high temperatures in a kiln. Super-LumiNova pigments are added to the raw material mix to make the white ceramic glow in the dark. One of the main challenges is to achieve a perfectly homogeneous mixture of raw materials despite their different particle sizes and to avoid particle agglomeration, so Swiss movement replica IWC engineers used a special ball milling process that had to be customized to the raw materials used. In addition, the parameters of the sintering process and the grinding of the sintered ceramic body had to be specifically adapted to the luminous ceramic.

Testing the UK Cheap Replica IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph

Swiss made fake IWC launched the Portugieser Yacht Club in 2010 into the sporty yet elegant world of sailing. For 2020, the nautical chronograph model has a classic look and a steel bracelet upgrade. We give it a thorough review in this feature from the archives.

The new 1:1 replica IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph is a watch you can wear with confidence anywhere at the marina. A first glance shows that the third generation of the sportiest Portugieser model, our test watch, is designed to be both a nautical timepiece and a luxury accessory. The first impression is confirmed upon closer inspection of its polished and satin-finish case, sunburst blue dial and brightly polished hands. Every component is flawlessly finished and worthy to be part of the supremely elegant perfect fake IWC Portugieser collection.

For the first time in its 10-plus-year history, this luxury fake IWC Portugieser Yacht Club boasts a steel bracelet rather than a rubber or leather strap — a sturdy but elegant aaa quality replica IWC steel bracelet with brushed outer links and polished inner links. Shortening the bracelet involves simply pressing a button on the back of each row of sturdy links to remove it. Unlike simpler bracelet designs, using screws or hammering is not needed.

High quality from front to back: Pressing the “IWC” button on the solid folding clasp releases a bracelet extension.
Inside the safety folding clasp, there is also a quick extension piece that quickly and easily lengthens the bracelet by up to 7 mm. Pressing the polished “IWC” button on the outer bar of the clasp extends the bracelet in seven increments — without ever removing the Swiss movement replica IWC from your wrist. Two safety buttons round out the sturdy and well-designed folding clasp.

Advice for boat owners is simply this: it’s better to wear this top quality fake IWC in the evening, below deck, or to dinner at the marina, and either take it easy onboard during the day or rely on a sports watch that is clearly defined as such. The new IWC Portugieser replica for sale is well equipped for normal everyday wear and light sports activities — and is the perfect gentleman sailor for social events on or below deck.

Deconstructed Watch: Cheap Replica IWC Portugieser Eternal Calendar

Just as mountaineers claim to tackle the world’s most difficult peaks “because they are there”, so watchmakers seem to set themselves challenges to overcome simply “because they can”.

Why else would perfect replica IWC’s engineers have thought of devising a watch with a display that will provide an accurate representation of the waxing and waning of the moon for the next 45 million years?

That is the claim made of the luxury fake IWC Portugieser Eternal Calendar launched at Geneva’s Watches and Wonders show last month, a timepiece specifically designed to solve the conundrum of the Gregorian calendar’s complex leap-year exception rule.

A regular aaa quality replica IWC perpetual calendar is considered to be one of the most technically difficult complications to perfect in a clockwork mechanism, since it must recognise not only the five short months of the year but also the occurrence of leap years, which typically occur every fourth year.

The Gregorian system, which is today used almost everywhere in the world — apart from Ethiopia, Nepal, Iran and Afghanistan — divides the year into 12 months comprising 28, 30 or 31 days. Years divisible by four count as leap years, meaning that a 29th day needs to be added at the end of February.

But an additional correction of top quality fake watches is required in order to keep the calendar synchronised with the actual solar year (around 365 days, five hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds) because only years that can be divided by 400 are leap years, with all others being common years. As a result, 2000 and 2400 are leap years, but 2100 and 2200, for example, are common years.

Regular, clockwork perpetual calendars only account for a leap year following three regular years, meaning 2100, 2200 and so on will result in incorrect displays because three corrections will be needed over a 400-year period.

Swiss movement fake IWC’s solution to a problem which only a minuscule proportion of the world’s population are probably aware came in the way of a special reduction gear to add to the drivetrain of the 396-part movement.

Far from being a simple fix, developing the component necessitated the use of a special computer programme that simulated more than 22tn combinations of wheel sizes and tooth counts.

In addition to the double disc moon phase indicator (representing both hemispheres) the SFr150,000, platinum-cased high quality replica IWC will also run autonomously for up to 70 hours — but if it is allowed to stop, the mechanism will need to be re-set in order for accuracy to be restored.

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The 44mm case of luxury replica IWC has been reworked with a slenderer case ring topped with double box-glass sapphire crystals on the front and the back.

The dial graphics are reworked as well resulting in “extraordinary visual depth,” due to being finished with 15 layers of transparent lacquer and polished to a high gloss.

The cheap super clone IWC’s subdials displaying the calendar information are milled into both the brass base and lacquer layer. The appliques are individually mounted on the dials by hand. The production process for the dial consists of 60 steps, the company says.

All aaa quality replica IWC watches are powered by the IWC-manufactured caliber 52616 automatic movement with a Pellaton winding system and a power reserve of seven days.

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At Watches & Wonders 2024, perfect replica IWC has chosen to focus exclusively on the Portugieser, the 1930’s pocket watch-inspired collection that offers a cornucopia of complications, sizes, metals, and colors. Among the releases are three new versions of the fan-favorite luxury fake IWC Portugieser Chronograph, now available with Horizon Blue, Obsidian, and Dune dials.

The trio of new dial shades were selected to represent different times (and vibes) of day and night. Horizon Blue, which is housed inside an 18k white gold case, symbolizes the early afternoon sky, void of mood-dampening clouds. Dune, paired with a stainless steel case, echos late afternoon, specifically that beautiful golden hour slice of the day when everyone looks fabulous. Unsurprisingly, Obsidian, coupled with an 18k yellow gold case, symbolizes the darkness of night lit up by warm city lights.

To make these dials, a sunburst finish is first added to the brass bases followed by an application of color and 15 layers of transparent lacquer. The Swiss super clone IWC’s surface is then fine-ground and polished to achieve that high-gloss finish. The duo of counters, placed at their customary positions at 6 and 12 o’clock, are then milled into the lacquered brass canvas, after which they’re ready to be printed with their specific scales — chronograph minutes at the top and small (hacking) seconds at the bottom. Finally, the signature applied Arabic numerals take their positions around the periphery of the dial. According to best 1:1 replica IWC, it takes 60 steps just to manufacture the dials.

Aside from the new dial colors, all the other details of the three aaa quality replica IWC Portugieser Chronographs remain the same as their predecessors. This is to say that the cases, which are water resistant to 30 meters, measure 41mm in diameter and 13.1mm thick. There are a pair of pump-style chronograph pushers framing the winding crown while the back is furnished with a sapphire crystal window for a view of what’s going on inside. Occupying that interior space is the IWC-manufactured Caliber 69355, a classic column-wheel-designed chronograph movement with 46 hours of power reserve.

Each of the new-for-2024 Swiss movement copy IWC Portugieser Chronograph models comes with a calfskin strap from Santoni. The black strap of the Obsidian variant and the gradient light-blue strap of the Horizon Blue IWC replica for sale are fitted with pin buckles made from the same materials as their respective precious metal cases. On the other hand, the black strap of the Dune watch has a stainless steel butterfly clasp.

The stainless steel top quality replica IWC Portugieser Chronograph with the Dune dial (ref. IW371624) will retail for 8,400 USD whereas the yellow gold Portugieser Chronograph with the Obsidian dial (ref. IW371625) will retail for 19,200 USD. The white gold IWC Portugieser Chronograph fake online with the Horizon Blue dial (ref. IW371626) is the most expensive of the three, priced at 20,300 USD.

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The perfect replica IWC Portugieser Automatic 40 has also received an update in 2024, with the small seconds indicator now simplified and featuring more pronounced azurage. It’s a subtle change, but one that I think makes this time-only model look more premium. Speaking of premium, like the luxury fake IWC Portugieser Chronograph, precious metals make a return to the range for these time-only models: namely red gold and white gold. The model that utilises the latter is particularly stunning thanks to its horizon blue sunburst dial.

I find dials some of the trickiest elements of top quality fake watches to write about, as there’s perhaps no other feature of a watch that you really need to see in the flesh to appreciate. However, take my word for it that these new 1:1 fake IWC Portugieser dials – across the range – are stunning.

The secret to their brilliance is that cheap super clone IWC UK has applied 15 layers of lacquer to each one, which is fine-ground and then polished to a high gloss finish, with sub-dials milled into both the brass base and the lacquer layer. This creates a depth and brilliance that’s amazing to behold; it’s the sort of thing you’re used to seeing on a Vacheron Constantin, not an aaa quality copy IWC.

A more substantive change to the Swiss movement replica IWC Portugieser Automatic 40 is its caseback, which now features an intriguing double glassbox design. There’s effectively a rehaut under the crystal surrounding the movement, which again, helps make the high end copy Rolex feel even more premium and appear somewhat smaller (not that you’d be wearing it upside down). Its calibre 82200 is nicely finished, too, with ample perlage, côtes de Genève on the bridge, chamfering and a brushed rotor. Also, both super clone watches online uk come in at under A$30,000 for gold, which is pretty exceptional.

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Powered by the 69380 Calibre IWC-manufactured movement, the self-winding chronograph boasts no less than 242 individually crafted components, 46 hours of power reserve, and elements painstakingly decorated with traditional côtes de Genève stripes — because it is still a Swiss luxury watch, after all.

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And, while the Polaris Dawn’s mission is intended to benefit all humankind, one human in particular will be rewarded with a unique prize. Upon the spacecraft’s return to earth, the best quality replica IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Polaris Dawn” watches worn by the crew will be auctioned off to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a Memphis-based institution specializing in treatments for childhood cancers and other paediatric diseases.

The difference between stainless steel and titanium IWC replica watches

When handling the new 1:1 fake IWC Ingenieurs, I notice a difference between the stainless steel and titanium models. While there is much emphasis on the dial, I find the Reference 3227 equally enticing.

The green dial version may be too trendy, but I understand perfect replica IWC’s need to make a profit. The prices for the Ingenieur also stirred some emotion within me.

The $11,700 price tag for the stainless steel models competes with other tempting Swiss made fake IWCs, let alone the $14,700 cost for the titanium version. The titanium model appears more refined in its finishing, feeling noticeably more expensive than its stainless steel counterparts, which it is.

Although I appreciate aaa quality replica IWC’s decision to restore the Ingenieur to its rightful state, I hesitate to embrace this new model because I expected more. Currently, it appears to be riding too much on the wave of “Genta-designed/nesque sports top quality fake watches with integrated bracelets (and green dials).” Adding the “0” before all the single dates also feels gimmicky, rather than offering a full big date feature.

Despite anticipated demand at this price point, I think I need more time to fully digest this new IWC Ingenieur fake for men. To be continued.

Quick Facts Fake IWC Ingenieur
Case: 40 x 14 mm, stainless steel/titanium, 10 ATM water reistance
Movement: automatic IWC Caliber 32111 with 120-hour power reserve, 4 Hz/28,800 VpH
Price: $14,600 (titanium), $11,700 (stainless steel)