At Officine Panerai a great product means an efficacious collaboration between the design team and the technical one. It’s because their strong believe that one can not operate successfully without the other and that only joined efforts can have as a result a complete product.
Recognized for their ability to reinvent old models, this brand enjoys stunning the public from time to time with the release of new models, such as this Radiomir, part of a special edition forged from precious materials – platinum, white gold and red gold.
The 45mm sandwich style shaped case is made from polished platinum with a matched bezel and has an unmistakable design due to some really interesting small details that make all the difference when it comes to giving this watch a strong personality.
On the black dial, the applied hour markers (excepting 12 and 6 o’clock), the round date window positioned at 3 o’clock, the seconds and 24 hours indicator at nine o’clock and the linear 10 days power reserve indicator located at 6 o’clock are in beige and have applied SuperLuminova material, matching perfectly with the alligator nubuck strap in gold, smooth and light from all the brushing of the leather. Being a unique edition of 100 units, the word Platinum in engraved just below the Radiomir Panerai one. The fact that you can read a second time zone through the am/pm indicator but also the remaining power reserve makes this watch perfect for those for whom traveling is a way of life. It also has a 50m water resistance, so there is no doubt about the versatility of this timekeeper.
The core of this practical watch is the automatic mechanical P.2003 calibre, manufactured entirely in-house. There is no better choice to equip this multipurpose type of wrist watch, as it respond to all the necessary demands in order to be a very practical and useful watch that can serve the modern man. It’s completely adapted to this new era of various watch features. Made from 296 components, this calibre has automatic winding and can also be found in the Luminor 1950 10-Days GMT.
This powerful mechanism can be admired at work because of the see-through sapphire crystal and watching it right when you pull out the winding crown you’ll be amazed by all the tinny movements that are part of this masterfully realized mechanism. Overall, this is a robust watch capable of delivering two time zones and reliable info about 10 days power reserve with a nearly perfect performance. And the consequences translate into a quick addiction once you put in on your wrist and simply feel the high quality exuding from this piece.
Two magnificent parts- a unique design and a mechanism that offers great features – complement each other and create a perfect timepiece, one that, because of the Officine Panerai branding, can pass from one generation to another, keeping the time but also keeping track of special moments. It’s a simple, durable piece that will never loose its appeal.