Year of manufacture1970
IWC REF. 5000 PORTUGUESE AUTOMATIC 2000 STEEL LIMITED EDITION
International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Portuguese Automatic 2000," Ref. 5000. Made in a limited edition
of 1000 pieces in 2000 to commemorate the new millennium.
Fine and rare, large, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with 7-day power-reserve and
a stainless steel IWC buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box, warranty, hang tag and booklet.
Three-body, polished and brushed, concave lugs, transparent snap-on case back,
Bi-color black and silver with applied steel Arabic numerals, subsidiary guilloché dials for the
seconds and the up and down indication, outer dot minute divisions. Steel feuille hands.
Cal. C. 5000, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 44 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance
spring, skeletonized bi-directional rotor with gold medallion inlay engraved "IWC -Probus Scafusia
- Seven (7) Days Power- Reserve."