Don't even ask me how in the world I got to ad this one to my collection, fact is, it's there and it's surprisingly nice ! very hard to catch the real color tone of the case, it's darker than titanium and it has a grey-blueish tone, the hands are real nice in blue also, inside ticks a OP XVI movement which is no other than a Nouvelle Lemania handwounded piece, also used in a few other Pams, like the 218 Radiomir for Wempe and in Omega's Speedmaster Pro chrono. This LE in 300 pc, came out in 2004, originally this one was bought in 2006 in France, and today it came into my hands or should I say wrist! I'm sure this is not everyone's type of watch, but it's much more better looking in the flesh than on pictures !!

Movement: hand-wound mechanical, exclusive Panerai OP XVI, 12 lignes, 18 jewels, 21600 alternations/hours. Power reserve of 48 hours, Côtes de Genève decoration, bridges personalised PANERAI.

Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds, chronograph with two counters.Case: diameter 44 mm, brushed tantalum.

Bezel: polished tantalum.Back: screw, titanium.Device protecting the crown: (protected as a Trade Mark) polished tantalum.

Dial: black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Gray counters. Small seconds dial at 9 o’clock. Minute counter at 3 o’clock. Tachymeter scale on the flange.

Crystal: sapphire, formed of corundum, 2.5 mm thick. Anti-reflective coating.

Water resistance: 200 metres.

Strap: PANERAI personalised leather strap and adjustable tantalum buckle.

Caliber 1872 from the raw movement manufacturer Nouvelle
Lémania, diameter 27.5 mm, depth 5.7 mm, 18 jewels,
frequency 21,600 vph – allows stopping accurate to a sixth of
a second, approx. 47-hour power reserve, manual-winding
chronograph with a 30-minute register, traditional gearcoupling
and operating cams

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