Luminor Left-handed 8 Days - 44mm
LUMINOR 8 DAYS
A LONG POWER RESERVE OF EIGHT DAYS, WITH AN INDICATOR OF POWER REMAINING ON THE DIAL OR THE BACK, ENHANCES THREE NEW CREATIONS OF THE PANERAI MANUFACTURE IN NEUCHÂTEL, AVAILABLE IN TITANIUM OR STEEL, AND ALSO IN THE “HISTORIC” LEFTHANDED VERSION.
Hours, minutes, small seconds, power reserve indicator on the back
diameter 44mm, AISI 316L polished steel
see-through sapphire crystal
Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Small seconds at 3 o'clock
"30 bar (~300 metres)"
Beige 24/22.0 Standard
The most distinctive characteristic is the positioning of the winding crown and its related protecting device at 9 o’clock, which makes this model perfect for left-handers or those who prefer to wear the watch on the right wrist. Left-handed watches are part of the history of Panerai, which since the 1940s has created such models for the frogmen of the Italian Navy, so that they could wear the other instruments needed for their missions, the compass and depth gauge, on the left wrist.
AISI 316L STAINLESS STEEL
"AISI 316L 1.4435 stainless steel is Officine Panerai’s material par excellence since it is highly resistant to corrosion and is hypoallergenic, making it ideal for contact with the skin. The Panerai watches created for the Italian Navy were made of austenitic stainless steel, a reliable material that was also resistant to the extreme environmental conditions in which the commandos operated."
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.