The latest addition to the Luminor 1950 series by Panerai features several of the brand’s and the collection’s recognizable features. The first one that is immediately visible is the presence of its distinctive red gold housing with the trademarked crown protector. There is also the typical Panerai’s linear power reserve indicator that shows how much of its extensive power storage remains. This prolonged power storage and the second time zone are enabled with its totally in-house manually wound movement. Paneria Luminor 1950 8 Days Oro Rosso has the price tag of $32,000.
As it is customary for a Paneria timekeeper, most of the main features of the watch with the reference number PAM00576 are hinted in its name. The true representative of the Luminor 1950 collection is made with a cushion shaped housing with the mentioned crown protector on the right side. Both of these elements, just like the round fixed bezel are made of polished red gold 5Npt. This is likewise the watchmaker’s trademark alloy, a bit different from the ones used by the competition. It is characterized by its stability and resistance. Moreover, it is 44 mm wide and waterproof to 50 meters. On the front side, there is a corundum sapphire crystal with the thickness of 1.4 mm. The same material is once again used on its transparent case-back.
The watch has a brown dial. Apart from the Panerai typical power reserve and two central hands, it also includes a small seconds counter at the left side. This counter also serves as a display for the second time zone which is shown with an additional pointer and two apertures that tell whether it is AM or PM. On the opposite right side, one can notice a date display.
Panerai Luminor 1950 8 Days GMT Oro Rosso has its features enabled by proprietary manually-wound movement P.2002 with 21 jewels. This 247-component caliber possesses a free sprung balance with variable inertia and operational frequency of 28800 vph. Its exceptionally extensive 8 day power reserve is enabled with the inclusion of three barrels set in series which guarantee optimal and stable force throughout the entire cycle. Other notable traits of the caliber with the diameter of 13 ¾ lignes and the height of 6.6 mm are shock-protection and seconds reset feature that allows adjustment of the time to a second.
The newcomer by the watchmaker with the Florentine origin includes a brown alligator strap that fastens with a red gold buckle. Additionally, it also comes with another interchangeable wristlet that can be picked from a broad choice of possibilities, as well as with the necessary tools for the replacement.