As part of the pre-SIHH 2019 presentations, Panerai is presenting another variant of its Submersible Chrono, which lays the establishments for a new joint effort with French free-plunging champion Guillaume Néry . Understanding how this man helps a living, a professional plunge watch bodes well. This new piece is appropriately named the Panerai Submersible Chrono Guillaume Néry edition or, in more specialized words, the PAM00982. Strong and lively, it highlights striking blue accents and an appealing shark dim finished dial. Peruse on for all the subtleties, including expected pricing.
Panerai’s advertising writing tries saying that the new PAM00982 is focused at genuine jumpers. The brand backs that guarantee up with a solid water-opposition rating of 300m/1,000ft and a unidirectional turning bezel in titanium with an applied blue earthenware circle. The bezel’s by all account not the only thing made out of titanium, however. The whole 47mm case, including the strong caseback, is built from the lightweight however super solid and consumption safe material (applicable for a free-plunging champ). Presumably, this implies it will in any case wear comfortably on the wrist, in spite of its forcing dimensions.
On the correct side of the case, Panerai’s brand name crown monitor guarantees the crown can’t be incidentally gotten to during a plunge. On the contrary side are two screw-in pushers at 8 and 10 o’clock separately. These are utilized to begin, pause and reset the flyback chronograph. Hours and minutes are shown midway, similar to the chronograph seconds (blue hand) and minutes. Running seconds are appeared on the sub-dial at 9 o’clock and passed chronograph hours are tallied at 3 o’clock.
Legibility of the dial under all lighting conditions, even in complete murkiness, is made conceivable by the applied iridescent white dabs and records. They contrast pleasantly against the shark dim, finished foundation even in customary light. There’s likewise lume on all the hands (except for the focal chronograph hands.) The shading plan truly functions admirably with the generally quieted tone of the titanium case. There’s not much or excessively sparkling. It would appear that a legitimate apparatus watch.
Engraved on the strong screw caseback is a delivering of Guillaume Néry free-jumping, alongside his signature and the profundities of his last record plunge: 126 meters, accomplished with a solitary breath. An impressive accomplishment no doubt. Underneath the caseback is Panerai’s P.9100 type. This programmed development, executed altogether in-house, beats at 28,800vph and offers a force hold of 72 hours kindness of its two barrel set up. It’s additionally outfitted with a gadget for focusing the seconds hand to empower ideal synchronization with a reference signal.
The Panerai Submersible Chrono Guillaume Néry Edition comes on a blue elastic lash and is shut with a trapezoidal titanium clasp. It is anything but a restricted edition in essence however presumably, Panerai will keep creation volumes sensibly low. Cost will be EUR 18,900. More subtleties at panerai.com .