The Panerai Luminor Left-Handed is a luxury watch that wins from the first glance, to be immersed in an experience of enjoyment that comes complete with the technical finesse and constructive.
There are watches that since their first appearance stand out as true icons of a brand, for their ability to recount the history and identity through design. One of these is the Luminor 1950 3 Days — 47mm, the main lines of which immediately won fans in search of a simple model in which you could find all the charm of vintage Panerai watches.
The Luminor 1950 is available in a version enriched by a further historical detail: Officine Panerai presents in fact, the left-handed version, with the winding crown and the protective device to nine o’clock, on the left side of the chest.
The stainless steel case of the new model has a detail that makes it unique, distinguishing it from the classic Luminor 1950 case: the case middle profile has a cusp, which evokes the form of a cash cushion. This little detail, retrieved directly from some specimens of the era, tells the story that led to the transformation of Radiomir that was created in the year 1936 and has classic cushion case, the Luminor, more massive in scale and distinguished by the structure of the crown.
Another element of great charm is the absolute purity of the black dial with large numeral hour markers at the cardinal points, on which is engraved “Luminor Panerai” with the character of the building. The clarity and readability are also enhanced by the sandwich structure of the dial, formed by two superimposed plates between which is interposed a layer of Super-LumiNova ensures high brightness.
To protect the dial, there is no crystal sapphire but a Plexiglas, inspired by historical patterns of polymethyl methacrylate. The movement that animates the new Luminor 1950 3 Days Left-Handed is the manual winding caliber with three days of charging P.3000, entirely designed and produced in the Officine Panerai manufacture in Neuchâtel. With a diameter of 16 ½ lignes, caliber has a structure characterized by large bridges, two spring barrels which provide the three-day power reserve and a balance wheel of almost 13.2 mm.
The Left-Handed Luminor 1950 3 Days is water resistant to 100 feet deep (10 atmospheres). It comes with a leather strap natural and untreated, closed by a brushed steel buckle inspired by period models, and is accompanied by a second rubber strap and a Plexiglas ® parts.