Hands-On With The Panerai Radiomir 1940 Marina Militare 3 Days Acciaio PAM587 (With Photos And Price) Replica Wholesale Center


Average Panerai treats comprise the reassuringly snappy crown guard lever — which I liked to fiddle with whenever I had a short moment to spare in a queue or on public transport. It is something I find myself reaching for and disappointedly not discovering following strapping on different watches. Also appreciated was that the 24mm lug width that opens up a nearly infinite supply of strap options.Panerai will market you calf and buffalo leather straps from CHF 220 going around CHF 360 for alligator ones. But frankly, now, there is such a vast choice of aftermarket straps which you’d be highly encouraged to store around there (and encourage those men, too). The black “Calf Monte Carlo” leather strap the Panerai Luminor Base 8 Days Acciaio PAM561 is supplied with is of adequate quality, but nothing noteworthy that could add or remove from its general appearance and belief. If anything, this black-on-black alternative I think is a bit safe and dull, especially because this white dial variation is all about more vibrant colours and forcing regular, safe aesthetics into the side a little. Aside from appearances, wearability is as great as it always is with a Panerai, since the watch is kept company and protected thanks to its ample width, depth, and rigidity of the strap along with its massive, Panerai-marked pin buckle.The dial is much more unusual not simply in its colour but also in its markings, together with Arabic numerals around (unlike your more average Panerai dials that only have numerals for 12, 3, 6, and 9 with baton markers anyplace else) and an additional plus, again, sexier 60-minute monitor on the periphery.

Panerai‘s history in watchmaking essentially boils down to two models: the wire-lug Radiomir of the thirties and the later Luminor with its signature crown locking mechanism that came in the subsequent decade. But in between the two was a transitional model, essentially a Luminor without the crown locking device. That timepiece is the basis for the whole Radiomir 1940 collection, including the brand new Radiomir 1940 Marina Militare 3 Days Acciaio PAM00587.

Modelled on the Radiomir reference 6152/1, the Radiomir 1940 Marina Militare is feels just like a Luminor 1950 PAM372 with the crown lock mechanism removed. It looks and feels historically correct, right down to the “double pencil” gilt hands.

“Marina Militare” is a phrase that excites many a Panerai Watch 507 Replica enthusiast as several times in the past Panerai stated, without exceptions, that the phrase would no longer be used on its timepieces as it belonged to the Italian Navy. But “Marina Militare” inexplicably makes its way to the dial here.

As with most of Panerai’s vintage-remake limited editions, the text is engraved and filled with lacquer. And the dial has a sandwich construction, consisting of a lower dial plate covered with luminous material and an upper plate with cutouts for the hour markers.

The case is polished steel and 47 mm in diameter, a high, domed Plexiglas crystal. Though it appears to be a simple form at first glance, the case is carefully shaped, especially in the lugs and flanks. It is obviously made in two steps, first by stamping out the rough form, and then milled to get the details.

Visible on the back is the P.3000 movement. Though finished simply and mechanically  the P.3000 has features that point towards stable, accurate timekeeping, including twin barrels and a large, free-sprung balance wheel.

Notably the Radiomir 1940 Marina Militare features a newly developed leather strap that has the OP logo stamped on both ends of the strap – it looks silly but fortunately Panerai straps are a breeze to swap with thousands of options available.

The Radiomir 1940 Marina Militare is a special edition of 1000 numbered pieces with a price of US$10,100. Panerai typically has a habit of making new editions based on successful, ostensibly limited models, and it remains to be seen if this Radiomir 1940 will be a one-off.