Panerai Radiomir 47mm 10 Days Auto GMT PAM 323
The typical cushion-shaped case of the Radiomir 10 Days GMT 47mm is in stainless steel and waterproof to 10 bar (about 100 metres). To ensure that its most delicate point is watertight, it still has the regulating screw-down crown with, like the military models, a cut-off conical shape for easier turning. The 47mm diameter is also the same as the vintage series but despite its size, this watch fits the wrist perfectly. One distinguishing feature is its removable wire lugs. An Officine Panerai patent means that they can quickly be taken off the case body when the strap needs replacing.
The dial gives more information than older models,but still has both the traditional graphic layout and its sandwich structure, thought up to give exceptional visibility, due to the great quantity of luminescent material between the two layers. In addition to the hour and minute hands, again highly luminescent, there is a second time zone hand, easily recognisable thanks to its arrow point, a power reserve hand that rotates in the little subsidiary dial above 6 o'clock and a sweeping small seconds hand, with a two-colour am/pm disc in its dial. The whole dial is protected by 1.9 mm thick anti-reflective sapphire crystal made from corundum.
Visible through the sapphire crystal back plate, the movement of this new Radiomir is the P.2003/5 calibre, entirely designed and constructed in-house by Officine Panerai. With a diameter of 13 frac34; lignes and 25 rubies, the calibre has 296 elements and thanks to its three spring barrels ensures 10 days' autonomy. When the crown is pulled out to change the time, the seconds hand returns to zero to allow accurate synchronisation with the time signal. With reference PAM00323, the Radiomir 10 Days GMT 47mm is produced in 500 numbered units and comes on a crocodile strap with large steel buckle, polished to match the case.
Specifications of Panerai Radiomir 47mm 10 Days Auto GMT PAM 323
Movement: Automatic mechanical, Panerai P.2003/5 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 13frac34; lignes, 8.0 mm thick, 25 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 28,800 alternations/hour. KIF Parechoc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 10 days with circular indicator, three barrels. 296 components.
Functions: Hours, minutes, small seconds, date, second time zone, day/night indicator, circular power reserve indicator, seconds reset.
Case: Diameter 47mm, polished steel with removable wire loop strap attachments (patented). Screw-down winding crown personalised OP.
Bezel: Polished steel.
Back: See-through sapphire crystal.
Dial: Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Date at 3 o'clock, small seconds and day/night indicator at 9 o'clock. Circular power reserve indicator at 6 o'clock.
Crystal: Sapphire, made from corundum, 1,9 mm thick. Anti-reflective coating.
Water-resistance: 10 bar (100 metres).
Strap: PANERAI personalised alligator strap and largesize polished steel buckle.