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A New Watch For A Good Cause

On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Laureus World Sports Awards, IWC Schaffhausen launches a brand new timepiece.

The Laureus World Sports Awards also known as the “Oscars of Sports” is one of the most noteworthy gala events hosted by the brand that honours the world's best athletes while also showcasing the work of Laureus Sport for Good foundation. This year, among much fanfare, the 20th Anniversary of the Laureus World Sports Awards was celebrated at the Verti Music Hall in Berlin. This gala night had the global sporting elite, prominent personalities from the world of politics, economics and entertainment in attendance.

However, what made the event more special was the introduction of the 14th Laureus special edition watch – the Portugeiser Hand-Wound Monopusher Edition along with welcoming Bryan Habana as the newest member of the Laureus World Sport Academy.

Limited to just 500 pieces, the Portugieser Hand-Wound Monopusher Edition “Laureus Sport for Good” (Ref. 515301) is the first model in the popular Portugeiser collection that features a monopusher.

Set in 46mm stainless-steel case with the signature blue Laureus dial, the watch is powered by the in-house, hand-wound 59360 calibre with an eight-day power reserve. Offering multiple functions like a monopusher chronograph function, minute and second stop function, power reserve display and date display, the timepiece is packs a lot of punch.

What further adds to the special nature of the watch is the engraved caseback that features the winning design of the annual IWC drawing competition (“Time to Care” by 15-year old Yi Xin).

Strapped to a black Santoni alligator strap, the Portugieser Hand-Wound Monopusher Edition “Laureus Sport for Good” (Ref. 515301) is a special timepiece celebrating a special event with a special cause.

 

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