All the information about Chrono Monopulsante Left-Handed 8 Days Titanium is 47 mm and tells a fragment of the history of Panerai watches.
The new Special Edition, the only edition and a limited edition of 300 copies, it brings together a number of features designed and developed during the thirties and forties for Panerai watches intended for commandos of the Royal Italian Navy, integrating seamlessly with technical solutions and materials for high– Sports contemporary watchmaking.
Case Titanium derived from historical patterns
The case of the new Luminor 1950 Chronograph SIHH 2014 has a strong impact on the design characteristics of the clock, which is derived from some historical models: the winding crown and the protection device are located on the left side. The main reason for this lies in the history of Panerai, which already more than seventy years ago produced specimens intended for raiders who preferred to wear the watch on the right wrist, having to wear on the wrist compass and depth gauge.
Conversely, to maintain the profile of the device protecting the crown aesthetically pure, the button that controls all functions of the chronograph and placed on the right side, at two o’clock. Despite the 47 mm diameter case, a classic measure of vintage models that were worn over the diving suit, its weight and greatly reduced thanks to the choice of titanium, a material which also provides high resistance to corrosion and is hypoallergenic.
Other elements that find their roots in the history of Panerai are the convex crystal that protects the dial and the structure of the dial itself, formed by two superimposed sheets between which is located the luminescent substance, visible thanks to the holes on the upper level in correspondence with the indexes. This structure, combined with the proverbial clean design of the dial, ensuring maximum clarity and readability even in poor light conditions.
Chronograph with features of manual winding
Through the transparent case back you can observe the movement with manual winding that reveals part of its original structure with large bridges satin finish, rounded corners and smoothed and polished screw. Thanks to its three spring barrels, movement and able to develop a constant force for eight consecutive days and the remaining power reserve indicator and at the back of the movement, in order to keep the design of the dial can be more essential.
Among the functions of the new SIHH 2014 Panerai Luminor 1950 Chrono Monopulsante Left-Handed 8 Days Titanium — 47 mm chronograph stands out, which uses a single button to trigger the start, stop and reset the measurement. Equipped with a column wheel, a factor that distinguishes the more refined movements because allows maximum precision, the chronograph also has the clutch, which helps to avoid uncertainties of hand movement. The minute counter at nine o’clock and immediately recognizable because the needle is continuous but not jumping shot: take a position at every minute measured. The caliber P.2004 / 9 and also accompanied the device reset seconds, extracting the crown, and stops instantly resets the small seconds hand. This then starts to rotate once the crown is placed back in position, thus allowing synchronizing to the exact second, for example with a clock signal, the clock.
The Luminor 1950 Chrono Monopulsante Left-Handed 8 Days Titanium — 47 mm and comes with a leather strap and natural untreated and a second rubber strap, in addition to the screwdriver to replace the buckle and a special tool for the replacement the strap. The watch is water resistant to 10 atmospheres (about 100 meters deep).
- Movement: Hand-wound mechanical, Panerai caliber P.2004 / 9, executed entirely by Panerai, 133/4 lines, thickness 8.2 mm, 31 jewels, Glucydur balance, 28,800 alternations per hour.
- Functions: Hours, minutes, small seconds, power reserve indicator visible on the back, seconds reset, single-button chronograph with two counters
- Case: Diameter 47 mm, brushed titanium. Button in brushed titanium for the chronograph function at 2 o’clock
- Bezel: polished titanium.
- Back: See-through sapphire crystal
- Dial: Arabic numerals. Minute counter at 9 o’clock, seconds at 3 o’clock, central chronograph seconds hand.
- Crystal: Sapphire, corundum, 2 mm thickness and anti-glare
- Strap: leather and brushed titanium buckle personalized PANERAI trapezoid. Supplied with a second interchangeable strap, a tool to change the strap and a steel screwdriver
- Impermeability: 10 bar