IWC | PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC 2000, REFERENCE 5000-001 A LIMITED EDITION STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE INDICATION, CIRCA 2002 | 萬國 | "Portugieser Automatic 2000 型號5000-001 限量版精鋼腕錶，備動力儲備顯示，機芯編號2828439，錶殼編號2792473，約2002年製"
PORTUGIESER AUTOMATIC 2000, REFERENCE 5000-001
A LIMITED EDITION STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE INDICATION, CIRCA 2002
Portugieser Automatic 2000 型號5000-001
Calibre: cal. 2000 automatic, 44 jewels
Movement number: 2'828'439
Case: stainless steel, sapphire crystal display back
Case number: 2'792'473
Closure: black IWC strap and stainless steel buckle
Size: 42 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: IWC guarantee card, additional black alligator strap, instruction manual and presentation box
The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The power reserve indication is working properly. The case and band with minor signs of wear, visible under a strong loupe. The lugs with minor signs of wear. Otherwise the watch is in excellent condition. The buckle with minor signs of wear.
Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.
You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.
Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."
The Portugieser Automatic 2000 was first introduced in 2000 to celebrate the new millennium. Equipped with the IWC's patented Pellaton winding mechanism, the watch could be wound when the rotor swings in either direction. Shock-resistant and antimagnetic, the watch furthermore provides a staggering 168 hours of power reserve, roughly seven days, as shown on the power reserve indication.
The present example is number 920 of a limited of 1000 pieces only.