Wempe, Lange also offered pocket watches - which is logical since iwc portofino replicaen all used pockets watch movements. The Type B's dial was redesigned with the hour numerals being replaced by the numbers 5-55 in five minute increments. An inner chapter ring marked 1-12 was added to the Type B's dial. This version IWC didn't adopt. The inner dial is printed here, and not a separate disc like on a Lindbergh. It was only there to display hours.
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Lange and Laco, however, used their own calibres and are 100% Teutonic.
All watches were equipped with hacking seconds to ensure accurate synchronisation. These watches were designed to be worn over leather flight jackets so the straps were wide and riveted.
Like most military watches, the snap-caseback engravings on the inner and outer cases allow for precise identification. All iwc portofino replicaen were engraved "Anforderz FL23883" with the letters FL for "Flieger" and "23" for navigation purposes. Other engravings reveal type and production number, movement number, and manufacturer. W.W.W.s, Type 21s/21s, and CP1s/CP2s do not have the names of the makers.
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the watches were used for setting their time to the German Naval Observatory's standard time (Deutsche Seewarte). All were tested to Deutsche Seewarte's chronometer standards.