Panerai features a knack for SIHH novelties which year is not any exception. With numerous special pieces being released, I will give consideration as to the caught attention. Being rather firmly a Radiomir guy (unless of course obviously we're talking about last year's drool-worthy1950 Regatta 72 hours), I came across myself taken with the new Radiomir 1940 Chronograph. With three exclusive edition versions made exclusively in silver and gold, these bankruptcy aren't an outdoor variety Hublot Red Devil Replica in addition to their dial design eschews Panerai's signature sparse appeal for something entirely more retro.
Because the three versions may sport different situation materials and dial designs, they're doing have numerous shared elements. Situation dimension is 45mm wide and, being in the "1940" Radiomir variety, they have Luminor style lugs (instead of the Radiomir's signature wire lugs). The IWC Portuguese ST Automatic Replica is outfitted getting a couple.8 mm thick plexiglas very ahead of time along inside the rear allowing phone Panerai OP XXV movement. The plexiglas is most likely used to give the vintage vibe in the 1940 aesthetic.
The Three Omega 150 M Co-Axial Day-Date Replica versions span an ivory dial model getting a elegant platinum situation referred to as "Platino" that's limited to 50 models (PAM518), a brown dial model by getting an 18 ct polished red-colored-colored gold situation referred to as "Oro Rosso" (PAM519) together with a black dial model by getting an 18 ct polished white gold or platinum or platinum situation referred to as "Oro Bianco" (PAM520). The 2nd two models are limited to 100 models and many types of models seriously an alligator strap with matching tang buckle.
Functionally, the Panerai Radiomir 1940 Replica supplies a standard time display plus a 2 register chronograph system showing running seconds together with 30 minutes chronograph measure which shows its seconds centrally (round the large seconds hands). The movement enclosed within the large situation might be the Panerai OP XXV which is founded on the Minerva 13-22 movement that's been connected with Panerai dating back the 20's. This hands-wound column wheel chronograph movement features 22 jewels, an rate of interest of 18,000 vph and 55 several hours of one's reserve.