Panerai watches and their military roots need no presentation any longer. The brand, established in Florence, Italy, provided military powers just for the greater part a century. This foundation is essential for the brand’s DNA and the vast majority of the plan components have been made considering military prerequisites. Today, the brand honors its set of experiences as the sole provider of wristwatches to the Royal Italian Navy, with a collection of four exemplary Radiomir watches wearing matte military green. Meet the PAM00995, PAM00997, PAM00998 and PAM00999.
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Panerai, otherwise called “Officine Panerai”, has been accessible to the public just since 1993. In any case, the brand has a long and rich history, notwithstanding, just for military purposes, specifically with the Royal Italian Navy. The primary advance in Panerai’s set of experiences will happen in 1916 after Guido Panerai (grandson of the organizer) assumed control over the privately-run company and made “Radiomir”, a self-glowing material that permitted to see the time in obscurity and submerged. In 1936, just before the Second World War, Panerai makes the principal models of the model currently known as “Radiomir” for the frogman commandos of the First Submarine Group Command of the Royal Italian Navy.
In 1940, Panerai presents another variant of the Radiomir, with built up hauls and a pad molded case made with edges that are more articulated as an afterthought – a shape that will later become the brand’s trademark. Today’s four new watches are profoundly roused by this 1940 model, its normal shape and the military roots that made the legend behind Panerai.
While green, with regards to military powers, generally alludes to land rather than maritime tasks, it is the conclusive articulation of field-tried watches. Therefore, this new sub-collection presents on its 4 models some matte military green dials – notwithstanding the way that green positively is the shade of the year.
These four new green Panerai Radiomir watches depend on the 1940 model, not the debut watch with wired carries. It in this manner includes a more strong pad formed case with coordinated hauls – however not the reserved crown assurance gadget, which is the apanage of the Luminor models.
These new PAM00995, PAM00997, PAM00998 and PAM00999 are all advancement of exemplary models in the collection, simply contrasting from the utilization of a thick, non-intelligent green tone on their dials. All the watches are worn on Italian tanned characteristic leather ties (“Assolutamente” or “Ponte Vecchio”) and an extra texture tie is likewise remembered for the glossy silk completed green cherry wood boxes. Every one of the 4 models are shop just releases, non-limited.
Panerai Radiomir 45mm PAM00995
The first model in this 2019 green-themed sub-collection is an exemplary time-just tempered steel watch, in view of the 45mm Radiomir 1940 model. The PAM00995 has the run of the mill 1940 case with completely cleaned steel surfaces and a 100m water opposition. It is complemented by a “Ponte Vecchio” calf leather tie in dull earthy colored – extra material tie in beige included.
The dial is treated in matte military green with sandwich development, with hands gold plated and beige brilliant material. The showcase is very straightforward, with hours-minutes in the middle and a little seconds at 9 o’clock. Fueling the Panerai Radiomir 45mm PAM00995 is the programmed in-house P.4000 type, a moderately meager development with miniature rotor (bringing about a 12mm thick watch) noticeable through the sapphire caseback, and giving 3 days of force save. The PAM00995 will be valued at EUR 9,900.
Quick facts: 45mm distance across x 12.2mm stature – cleaned steel case, 100m WR – matte military green dial with hours, minutes, little seconds – in-house type P.4000, programmed with miniature rotor – 4Hz recurrence and 3-day power hold – calf leather lash, dull earthy colored, steel pin clasp, extra beige material tie – PAM00995, shop just – EUR 9,900
Panerai Radiomir GMT 45mm PAM00998
The second model in this military-green collection is likewise founded on a known model, the Radiomir 1940 GMT. As yet depending on a similar 45mm cleaned steel case, this Radiomir GMT 45mm PAM00998 adds to the bundle a double time sign – through huge focal bolt hand – just as a date window and an evening and-day marker inside the little seconds. This form is worn on an “Assolutamente” softened cowhide calf leather tie in light earthy colored (beige material lash included too).
Without shock, the dial is matte green with sandwich development, uncovering the beige Super-LumiNova under. The hands are gold-plated and the presentation is exemplary for a GMT Panerai model. The date is more pertinent in this setting of a traveller’s watch. Driving the PAM00998 is the programmed, in-house, miniature rotor prepared type P.4001, with 3-day power hold and all settings by the crown. The PAM00998 will be estimated at EUR 11,700.
Quick facts: 45mm width x 13.95mm stature – cleaned steel case, 100m WR – matte military green dial with hours, minutes, little seconds, AM/PM sign, GMT, date – in-house type P.4001, programmed with miniature rotor – 4Hz recurrence and 3-day power hold – calf leather lash, light earthy colored, steel pin clasp, extra beige material tie – PAM00998, shop just – EUR 11,700
Panerai Radiomir GMT Power Reserve 45mm PAM00999
In option to the past GMT model, Panerai likewise incorporates a second traveller’s watch in this green-themed collection, this time with an extra capacity. In reality, on this PAM00999 – in light of a watch that is accessible in collection with a finished dark dial (ref. PAM00628) – adds a force hold sign somewhere in the range of 4 and 5 o’clock. The case stays measured at 45mm and made of cleaned tempered steel. It is worn on a “Ponte Vecchio” calf leather tie in dull earthy colored – extra material lash in beige included.
Other than the force hold, the matte military-green dial of the PAM00999 highlights similar signs as the model above, with GMT focal hand, date and AM/PM sign. Beige iridescent material and gold-plated highlights give the vintage contact. Inside the case is another advancement of the miniature rotor development, the Caliber P.4002 – still with 3-day power hold and all changes by the crown. The Panerai Radiomir GMT Power Reserve 45mm PAM00999 will be evaluated at EUR 11,900.
Quick facts: 45mm distance across x 13.95mm stature – cleaned steel case, 100m WR – matte military green dial with hours, minutes, little seconds, AM/PM sign, GMT, date, power hold – in-house type P.4002, programmed with miniature rotor – 4Hz recurrence and 3-day power save – calf leather tie, dim earthy colored, steel pin clasp, extra beige material tie – PAM00999, store just – EUR 11,900
Panerai Radiomir 48mm PAM00997
Last yet not least, the fourth model in the military green collection is a strong interpretation of the 1940 idea. Not just it includes a matte dark fired case for a vigorous and covertness look, however the case is here larger than usual, with a 48mm breadth. This PAM00997 is a straightforward time-just form and is worn on a dark “Ponte Vecchio” calf leather tie with DLC-covered titanium clasp – beige material tie included too.
The dial adheres to the matte military green theme, in any case, the hands are here darkened to coordinate with the case. The dial holds the exemplary sandwich development with beige Super-LumiNova. The showcase comprises of hours and minutes in the middle, with a little running second at 9 o’clock. This Black Ceramic Radiomir 48mm PAM00997 is likewise the just one in the green collection to include a hand-wound development, the notable in-house type P.3000 with 3-day power save. The development is obvious through a smoked sapphire gem. The PAM00997 will be valued at EUR 12,900.
Quick facts: 48mm width x 16.12mm tallness – sandblasted matte dark artistic case, 100m WR – matte military green dial with hours, minutes, little seconds – in-house type P.3000, hand-wound – 3Hz recurrence and 3-day power hold – calf leather tie, dark, DLC-titanium pin clasp, extra beige material lash – PAM00997, store just – EUR 12,900
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