While most watch brands are content to drop in a date aperture, increase the case size by a few millimeters, and finish things off with a generous dose of beige Super-LumiNova, Panerai is trying to preserve the exact dimensions and aged character of the original with this new Best Panerai Replica Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio Brevettato… they do go so far as to offer the watch in two dial variants: the PAM685, as seen above, comes with a standard black dial and the aforementioned beige luminous cutouts…
The rest of the watch mirrors other aspects of the original Panerai Replica Watches Radiomir, including the swarthy 47mm case diameter, Plexiglass crystal, wire lugs, time-only indication without even running seconds, and of course, an oversized onion crown – a necessity carried over from military watches of the era that had to be wound while wearing gloves.
While it isn’t new to these pieces, a cool detail that I personally like a lot is how the modern Radiomir is fitted with removable wire lugs to facilitate changing of the included stitched leather strap. Granted, these lugs aren’t simply welded on to the case like the original examples, but the fact that Panerai Replica eschewed spring or screw bars in the name of strap-changing convenience and opted for full wire lugs is a testament to their dedication to the source material.
The Luxury Panerai Watches Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio Brevettato is powered by the manual-winding P.3000 calibre – a time-only movement produced in-house by Panerai, characterized by the absence of a running seconds hand, its handy quickset hour, and generous 72-hour, or 3-day, power reserve. The movement is on display through the sapphire caseback, which is sealed by a matching 12-sided rear bezel, which lends a neat, 3-piece symmetry to the side profile of the watch. Now, despite all these cues stemming from a purpose-built maritime instrument, the Panerai Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio Brevettato is only water resistant to 30 meters – depths that pale in comparison to some of Panerai’s modern dive watches, but what would have been more than enough for man’s earliest days of submarine exploration.