Maybe their view has some emotional connection to an event in their past, perhaps it was a present, and if you are like us (see nerds) you enjoy having a useful mechanical toy onto your wrist which likewise includes style. While I usually readily comprehend my fellow watch enthusiasts, I’ll be the first to admit that originally I didn’t know the subgroup of watch nerds that are quite frankly fanatics of the Officine Panerai brand, otherwise known as the “Paneristis”.If you are not familiar with this particular strain of watch lover, just spend a few minutes perusing the Paneristi forum and I pretty much guarantee that you will leave the website amazed, if not perplexed, by the real enthusiastic and regular articles from Paneristis all over the world. They discuss every version, post movies, speculate on brand new models, give advice to novices, and even frequently throw parties (all over the world) where fellow Paneristis come for a fantastic time, make friends, and of course show off their beloved Panerai models.I was simply blown away when I found that the Paneristis and didn’t know why they existed in the first location. Also mesmerizing was why Panerai, a comparatively recently revived watchmaking company with limited styling, had become this iconic brand? That is, I was ignorant, until I received my first Panerai… In this article I will review my Panerai Luminor 1950 GMT or PAM 321 while trying to shed some light on the Paneristi motion. While I don’t consider myself a member of this “cult” yet, I have a learned appreciation for its brand and its products and I believe I also understand what the passion is all about — or at the very least I will share with you my opinions on the topic.
Our speed evaluation showed that Panerai has done a fantastic job of adjusting the movement. Though it gained eight minutes on the wrist, its normal gain on the time consuming machine proved to be a mere 3.7 seconds. The greatest deviation among the various positions (five seconds) is very respectable, too. The amplitude remained full of all positions.For a watch with a fabrication movement, the cost is fair, only slightly more expensive than the earlier versions that contained ETA movements. Few watches with in-house motions in this price range offer a similar range of functions.There are reasons why people love and wear their watches. Perhaps their view has some emotional connection to a event in their past, perhaps it was a gift, and if you are like us (watch nerds) you love using a useful mechanical toy on your wrist which also has style. While I typically readily comprehend my fellow watch enthusiasts, I will be the first to admit that initially I did not know precisely the subgroup of watch nerds who are very frankly fanatics of this Officine Panerai brand, otherwise known as the “Paneristis”.If you aren’t familiar with this breed of watch fan, only spend a couple of minutes perusing the Paneristi forum and that I pretty much guarantee you will leave the website amazed, if not confused, by the genuine enthusiastic and regular articles from Paneristis all around the world. They discuss every model, post movies, speculate on brand new versions, provide advice to newbies, and even regularly throw parties (all over the world) where fellow Paneristis come for a good time, make friends, and of course show off their beloved Panerai models.
The main disadvantage of the bracelet is adding 60 grams to an already somewhat heavy situation that weighs in at 140 grams without straps.A relatively new version by Panerai, the Luminor GMT PAM01088 made its introduction in 2016 to substitute the PAM00088. After all, Panerai timepieces were created as diving watches for the Italian Navy in the first part of the 20th century.Moving onto the dial, the Panerai Luminor GMT PAM01088 bears quite a bit more information relative to other Panerai models. While most Panerai Luminor watches generally just have the fundamentals on the dial–hour and minute hands on Luminor Base watches or hour and minute hands along with a running seconds subdial on Luminor Marina versions– the Luminor GMT offers lots more.I am now so pleased with my PAM 321 I am considering adding a Submersible 47mm version for my list of prospective timepiece acquisitions… And believe me after I got the PAM 321, I thought this would be my first and last Panerai, since in the time, in my mind that they seemed exactly the same. Now I see each model and I immediately lust at the additional features or slight differences.In addition to the semi-skeleton hour and minute hands and gray subdial home the tiny seconds, there’s also a date window and a GMT function. The GMT purpose permits the wearer to see another time zone as a result of this arrow-tipped hand pointing into the 24-hour markings on the periphery of the dial. Practical indeed!
Whilst utilizing the PAM 321 for diving or snorkeling is making use of the watch in the context of its historic roots, the ability to easily, quickly, and precisely change straps means I can modify the personality of my PAM 321 within a minute to match my outfit or the present situation. The provided alligator strap is excellent for office work while the rubber works well for the sea or the pool… but the attractiveness of possessing Panerai watches is acquiring third party straps while at precisely the exact same time completely changing your watch.There are literally 1000’s of aftermarket straps offered for many Panerai models. They are sold from all over the world, some starting as low as a few bucks and some reaching well into the $1K range. The materials vary from calf leather (new or distressed and everything in between) into alligator and crocodile, and to more exotic leathers such as stingray, reptiles, snakes, ostrich, and a lot more. The available colors are multitudinous and the comfort level will vary with the material and structure. For mine, I was able to get a pair of distressed calf leather Big Belt straps from TimeRepublic vendor on eBay for about $60 per (with shipping) and using a pre-V (pre-Vendome) buckle included.And of course, this isn’t mentioning official Panerai straps and straps which you can also purchase. In the Panerai shop in Bal Harbour, FL, for significantly more money, I was able to add the legendary assolutamente deployment strap to my collection in addition to a rare brushed stainless steel bracelet. As mentioned, each strap only completely changes the watch as if I’d purchased a new opinion. This is also from comments of family and friends during my holiday where I used the watch daily. With the stainless steel bracelet, I essentially converted my PAM 321 to a PAM 347 because the bracelet is the sole difference between the two models.
|Model||Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic|
|Ref. No.||PAM 438|
|Location||United States of America, Georgia, Atlanta|
|Availability||Ready to ship in 3-5 days|
|Power reserve||72 h|
|Case diameter||44 mm|
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|This Harga Jam Luminor Panerai Gmt Ori Replica PAM 438 Ceramic Bracelet (wrist size: inches) Ceramic Bezel (case size: 44.00 mm) Black Dial men watch is in Excellent condition. The watch has a(n) Automatic movement. The crystal is Sapphire. Additional Notes: This timepiece is in overall excellent pre-owned condition with only a few faint scuffs on the case and bracelet. Powered by Panerai’s caliber P.9001/B self-winding mechanical movement with a 72-hour power reserve. This is a limited edition piece of only 1000 units (watch number 586/1000). Comes with original Panerai box, papers, and manuals as well as an additional original Panerai black rubber strap. Most importantly, this watch is located at our facility, is Crown & Caliber Certified Authentic, has undergone any necessary service, and comes backed by our 1-year warranty. Prior to shipment, the watch will undergo a final quality control check to ensure it is functioning as intended. If you have questions about this watch, give us a call at [+1] (855) 768-6468 and mention reference code: 10-10-PAM-7BH1NK|
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US State Sales Tax (Georgia only)
Officine Panerai is a new with a storied history of army utilization dating all the way back into the 1940’s. It is this military institution that caught the imagination of so many collectors and lovers alike; though Panerai watches weren’t really commercially available to the public until 1993. The iconic Panerai case shape and dial has been born out of a functional need of the Italian Navy to supply a robust, waterproof, and easily read watch to their sailors. This pure “tool watch” practicality is what’s continued to make Panerai a perennial favorite.The Panerai Luminor Marina GMT, reference PAM00088, is an opinion which closely follows this purpose-built performance while adding some characteristic style too. The 44mm Luminor instance is forged out of a single block of 316L stainless steel, then polished to a mirror finish. This forging process creates a seamless and robust foundation for the eye with no welds or twist holes.Utilizing a strong one-piece case gets rid of many of the fault-points to guarantee a waterproof watch all the way down to 300 meters. What you can’t remove is your crown- you need to be able to place the watch, right? To guarantee the crown is sealed tight, Panerai developed one of their most recognizable elements, a patented crown shield system that protects the crown in place sealing off the most infamous vulnerability in the elements.As that the name suggests, this watch also features a GMT, or even next time zone, complication with an independently adjustable 24-hour hand. Whether you’re a business traveler or just have family across the country, being able to monitor a second time zone is among the very useful complications a watch can have. Why is all of this work inside the case of the PAM88, is a proprietary version of the venerable Valjoux 7750 automatic movement that’s simplified, without the chronograph module. Panerai refers to this COSC chronometer-certified movement since the OP VIII.
All sales shipped to the state of Georgia, USA, will be charged corresponding sales tax (approximately 6-9%). We use a tax service to calculate all applicable sales tax based on the shipping address. We will update your order amount and request that you resubmit it with Georgia sales tax included in the price.
We understand that buying a luxury item sight-unseen can be scary. Whether you are buying that watch for yourself or as a gift, we also understand that having a watch on your wrist is different than seeing it online. It’s our hope that you’ll love your new watch, but understand that returns are sometimes unavoidable. That’s why we want to make it as easy as possible.
Though we are extremely flexible with returns, there are a few exclusions, so please read carefully:
Items that are non-returnable:
Any item listed in “Unworn” condition
Any item(s) that has been altered or is not in substantially the same condition as it was at the time of purchase. This includes blemishes, mechanical tampering, scratches, dings, or any indication that the watch has been worn by you or resized in any manner.
What is this red sticker doing on my watch?
At the time of shipping, all returnable items are affixed with a one-time use sticker, which means that watch has been put through a rigorous inspection to ensure you are getting a genuine product. If you return the watch and the one-time use sticker has been removed or altered, we cannot ensure the watch has not been tampered with. Because of this, we’ll need to put the watch back through our inspection process to ensure the next buyer is receiving a genuine product.
I removed the red sticker. Can I still return the watch?
We understand that receiving your watch can be an exciting experience and you may accidentally take the red sticker off. From your conversations with our sales specialists to the messaging in our packages, we do our best to make sure you are aware of the red sticker, but accidents happen. In the event that you have altered or removed the red sticker, don’t fret—you can still return your watch. However, due to the inspection process mentioned above, you’ll be given a refund of the final sale price minus an inspection fee of 5% up to $500.
Returning a watch is easy. Here is what you need to do:
You must initiate the return process via the Chrono24 orders panel to contact Crown & Caliber within 14 days from the date of shipment to request an RMA. We will submit your RMA via the Chrono24 orders panel.
Once we’ve issued you the RMA, Crown & Caliber will e-mail you shipping labels. Please follow the shipping instructions to ensure the package gets safely back to our facility. The item must be back to our facility within 28 days from original date of shipment. Items must include all packaging materials, documents, instruments, links, straps, buckles, tags, protective stickers, boxes, authentication papers, manuals, and accessories included in the original package.
Once the item and all included accessories are in our facility, please allow us up to 10 business days to process your refund.
Provided that you’ve met the above deadlines and the red sticker has not been tampered with, we’ll refund your money back in full!
What is the date of shipment?
The date of shipment is determined by the date UPS picks the watch up at our location. You will receive an e-mail on the date of shipment informing you of the tracking number for your package.
What is an RMA?
An RMA, or Return Merchandise Authorization, is used to help us track our orders and protect against fraudulent returns.
Why do I need to request an RMA?
We want to guide you through the return process and answer any questions you might have. We also want to eliminate the possibility of you sending back an item that is not returnable. Most importantly, we want to provide you with return labels to make your return as easy as possible.
Why does the RMA have to be requested within 14 days?
Crown & Caliber sells some watches on behalf of individuals across the world. We pay our consigners at the end of the 14-day return period, but we begin making payment arrangements well before that day. The 14-day time-frame gives us time to communicate with the consigner and let him/her know that there is a pending return.
Why does the watch need to be returned within 28 days?
Because some watches are on consignment, we have a duty to help our consigners sell their watch. The 14th day marks the end of the return period and payment to our consigners will be finalized.
What is the return policy for international buyers?
Canadian buyers will have the same return policy as domestic buyers defined above.
All other international buyers are welcome to return their purchase, but it will be the buyer’s responsibility to cover return shipping costs as well as any other customs fees or taxes that are incurred upon the return. These buyers will not be compensated for these costs. All other aspects of the return policy apply (seven days, red sticker still being intact, ect). International buyers who wish to return their purchase will still be required to request an RMA for reporting purposes.
BY USING CROWN & CALIBER’S SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT CROWN & CALIBER MAY REFUSE YOUR RETURN FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THIS RETURN POLICY.