“Tuttonero” is Italian for “all black,” therefore it made an ideal nickname for the 550d from Panerai, a brandname having a strong Florentine heritage. The entire title, according to usual with Panerai, is really a mouthful: Replica Paneria Tuttonero Luminor 1950 three days GMT Automatic Ceramica – 44 mm. Its Paneristi-friendly reference number is PAM00438.
The ceramic Panerai ways to use the Tuttonero is really a synthetic material according to zirconium oxide powder, which acquires a really uniform appearance along with a high amount of hardness – about five occasions more than those of stainless – via a complex finishing process. The ceramic can also be uncommonly resistant against scratches, corrosion and temps.
The timepiece, introduced in The month of january in the SIHH watch fair in Geneva, includes a situation and bracelet made entirely of matte black ceramic. Its Luminor 1950 situation is 44 mm across and it has the brand’s trademark crown protector. The dial is of Panerai PAM 438 copy watch ’s well-known “sandwich” construction, with ecru-colored Super-LumiNova around the numbers and hands (such as the tip from the center-mounted GMT hands) for night time visibility. The little seconds hands and markers, inside a subdial at 9 o’clock, and also the date, inside a window at 3 o’clock, will also be given the luminous material.
The bracelet’s links are built in the same ceramic, and utilizing the same process, because the situation, and are affixed to a PVD-covered, blown steel buckle that effortlessly blends in to the all-black theme. Each link is curved and asymmetrical, which gives the bracelet a gentle, comfortable feel around the wrist.
Within the dusky situation is Swiss-made fake Ceramic Panerai Luminor 1950 three days GMT P.9001 quality, developed and built in the brand’s manufacture in Neuchatel, Europe. It’s an automatic movement with (as implied within the model title) a 3-day energy reserve along with a seconds-totally reset function. In conjuction with the watch’s all-black aesthetic, the movement, that is visible via a dark-tinted azure very within the caseback, went via a blackening process allow it exactly the same sleek, matte-black look because the situation. The title “Tuttonero” is engraved around the caseback. The timepiece, that is restricted to 500 pieces, has a U.S. retail cost of $16,300.
Movement: Panerai P.9001/B, automatic diameter = 13 3/4 lignes thickness = 7.9 mm 229 components 29 jewels 28,800 vph Glucydur balance Incabloc shock protection two barrels for 3-day energy reserve
Functions: Hrs, minutes, small seconds, date, second time zone indication, energy reserve indication on back, seconds totally reset
Situation and bracelet: Matte black ceramic situation, diameter = 44 mm, 2.3-mm-thick azure very with nonreflective coating, exhibition caseback, crown protector in black ceramic, water-resistant against 100 meters bracelet in black ceramic, steel buckle with hard black coating
Dial and hands: Black “sandwich” dial with luminous Arabic numbers and hour markers date in window at 3 o’clock, small seconds subdial at 9 o’clock, luminous hands