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Radiomir 10 Days GMT Automatic Platino - 45mm

PAM00495

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RADIOMIR THE FIRST WATCH CREATED BY PANERAI.

The Radiomir is the first watch designed by Officine Panerai as a prototype in 1936 at the request of the Royal Italian Navy, which wanted to be supplied with “a special luminous watch for divers”

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Technical details

Unique edition of 100 units

Movement

Automatic mechanical, P.2003 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 13¾ lignes, 8 mm thick, 25 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 28,800 alternations/hour. KIF Parechoc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 10 days, three barrels, seconds reset device. 296 components.

Functions

Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds, Date, GMT, 24h indicator, Power Reserve Indicator, Seconds Reset

Case

Diameter 45 mm, Polished Platinum with removable wire loop strap attachments (patented).

Bezel

Polished Platinum

Back

See - through sapphire crystal

Dial

Black with applied Arabic numerals and luminous dots, luminous Arabic numerals at 12 and 6 o’ clock. Date at 3 o’ clock, seconds and 24h indicator at 9 o’ clock, linear power reserve indicator at 6 o’ clock.

Water Resistance

"5 bar (~50 metres)"

Strap

Ecru 27/20.0 Standard

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PANERAI 950 PLATINUM

Officine Panerai uses 950 platinum (Pt950 Ru, 95% pure platinum) and its specific weight is 11% heavier than 24K gold. Ductile, malleable and corrosion-resistant, platinum requires a long, complex working process.

P.2003 calibre

P.2003 calibre

The P.2003 was the first automatic movement entirely designed and created by the Officine Panerai Manufacture in Neuchâtel. It is an automatic calibre of advanced technical content with an exceptionally long power reserve of 10 days, displayed on the dial by a linear indicator. Made up of 296 components and with 25 jewels, the P.2003 calibre is 13¾ lignes in diameter with a thickness of 8 mm. It has all the technical characteristics which form the DNA of the P.2000 series (free-sprung balance wheel with inertia regulation; 28,800 alternations per hour; three spring barrels; GMT function with 24-hour indication; rapid adjustment of local time; date; balance wheel stop; seconds reset device) but it is distinguished by having automatic winding with a power reserve of 10 days, operated by an oscillating weight mounted on a ball bearing, which winds the springs of the barrels as it rotates in both directions. The P.2003 calibre also has the seconds reset device which resets the seconds hand to zero, enabling the watch to be synchronised perfectly with a reference time signal. The operation of the system designed by Officine Panerai is unique: when the winding crown is pulled out to the second position, a thin blade moves into contact with the balance wheel, stopping it. At the same time, a small hammer lever moves downwards and acts on a heart-shaped cam, which instantly moves the seconds hand to the zero position. As soon as the winding crown is returned to the normal position, the balance wheel is freed, the hammer lever is raised, thus releasing the cam, and the seconds hand resumes its normal course.

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MAINTENANCE

Panerai watches are produced to very high standards of quality. It is worth remembering that the mechanical parts run 24 hours a day when used, so the watch must undergo regular maintenance to ensure long life and good operation.