Watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen has for six years, is working with a charitable foundation named Laureus, whose main motto is “In the Name of Good Sport.” Every year, representatives of famous companies selected from his collection of watches and personalize them for Laureus, and the money received from the sale of sacrifice for the benefit of the fund. In 2012, these clocks became a model of charity Portofino Chronograph.
Watches have a blue dial, which housed chronological counters and windows day and date (in the “3:00”). The position of the “12 hours” is a 30-minute counter at “6 o’clock” is located a 12-hour, while the small seconds hand is moved to the “9:00”.
But the main feature of the Portofino Chronograph is the back cover is adorned with a special engraving.
It is shown in Figure 7-year-old Couples Apsara Kumara Wade, who was born in Sri Lanka a month before the 2004 tsunami. Picture of a girl was chosen by IWC as the best in the contest “Time to inspire.” It shows four girls, rest in the meadow (one gathers the flowers, the second reading a book and two others played badminton), and a smiling sun that peeks out from behind the clouds. Picture frames engraved on the periphery of the fortified six screws cover the inscription: “LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION & IWC”, followed by the instance number of watches.
The body is made of polished stainless steel and has a diameter of 42 millimeters. Inside is set to automatic 44-hour power reserve. Stylized button chronograph buttons in the cab of Italian sports cars of the 1960s.
Wristwatches are available on a blue alligator strap. Released a charity model of Portofino Chronograph series of 2500 copies. Some of them received from the sale proceeds will be donated to the usual fund Laureus, which is engaged in the rehabilitation of children who have experienced terrible shock and severe life difficulties.