Panerai Radiomir Replica includes a knack for SIHH novelties which year is not a exception. Having a several special pieces developing, I'll target what caught attention. Being rather firmly a Radiomir guy (unless of course we are speaking about last year's drool-worthy 1950 Regatta 3 Days), I happened upon myself taken with the new Replica Panerai Radiomir 1940 Chronograph. With three unique versions made solely in silver and coins, these bankruptcies are not a garden variety Radiomirs as well as their dial design eschews Panerai's signature sparse appeal for something entirely more retro.
While you slowly move the three versions may sport different case materials and dial designs, they are doing have numerous shared elements. Case dimension is 45mm wide and, being of the "1940" Panerai Radiomir Replica variety, they've Luminor style lugs (as opposed to the Radiomir's signature wire lugs). The 1940 Chronograph is fitted having a 2.8 mm thick plexiglas crystal at first in addition to a sapphire crystal within the rear permitting a take on the Panerai OP XXV movement. The plexiglas is likely helpful to give the vintage vibe around the 1940 aesthetic.
The 3 versions span an ivory dial model with a polished platinum case known as the "Platino" which may be associated with 50 models (PAM518), a brown dial model by getting an 18 ct polished red gold case referred to as "Oro Rosso" (PAM519) Panerai Radiomir Replica along with a black dial model getting an 18 ct polished white gold case known to because the "Oro Bianco" (PAM520). The second two models are limited by 100 models and all sorts of models progress an alligator strap with matching tang buckle.
It's pretty hard to say the most widely used because the Platino includes a beautiful ivory dial with blued steel accents using the chronograph register and chronograph seconds. This might certainly be you to definitely certainly see personally as there exists a chance this light tone of the dial might be overpowered with the large and chunky case. The Oro Rosso has perhaps the most effective dial, a chocolate utilizing a using this world California dial (the range of Roman and Arabic numbers), however a 45 mm red gold watch could be a tough cost my wrist.
Finally, the Oro Bianco may be the only one to get a sandwich dial, where the luminous aspects of the black dial are cut-outs that reveal a luminous layer underneath the primary dial, another noticeably Panerai Radiomir Replica design trait. Each model has its own merits and also the overall design is a that mixes some current-day Panerai with plenty of vintage-acquired style.
Functionally, the Replica Panerai Radiomir 1940 Chronograph offers a standard time display in addition to a two register chronograph system exhibiting running seconds along with a 30 minute chronograph measure which shows its seconds centrally (around the large seconds hand). The movement enclosed inside the large case may be the Panerai OP XXV which may be in line with the Minerva 13-22 movement which has been associated with Panerai Replica Watches dating back to the 20's. This hand-wound column wheel chronograph movement features 22 jewels, an interest rate of 18,000 vph and 55 hours of power reserve.