If you are a Panerai fans, then you will know that Panerai will launch new models every year, and they are similar to the last year. Some are innovated, some are improved in the inner performance to adding new functions, or change the color of the original dial like dark blue etc, or change the materials of cases. However, watch-lovers hold different views on the new and classic model; some insist the classic model, because the new model is based on it. Actually there is no doubt that the model sold well is the classic model in all brands.
Okay, the Panerai Luminor Submersible Pam00025 is the model – Panerai Classic main version. From 1998 the pam00025 produced until now, It didnt happen large changes. It deserves to be the Panerai’s popular model.
From the appearance you will know its function, yes, simple. But it is worth mentioning – the first diving watch, the first titanium alloy case, the first checkered pattern dial, the first panerai which is matched with rubber strap.
PAM00025 was produced in 1998, 1500 pieces of this model was produced, that is a big batch at that time. Until 2013, the total output is amazing. Another model which can achieve such excellent goal is PAM00024. 44 dimensions, titanium alloy Luminor cases and uni-directional rotating bezel are essential for diving watches.
The symbolic crown bridge of Panerai looks very good; the classic lever can protect the crow from opening when diving under the water. As a diving timepiece, it can be read time very easily. In the watch-making and design, Panerai has few model with checkered dial, there some appeared in 2014, such as PAM00569. Skeleton hour hand and minute hand make reading time easy even if under very hard environment. Because there are luminous painting full of the hour hand and minute hand, thus highlights the watch’s personality and practical.
Sapphire crystal covers the PAM00025, and the date indicator with magnifying lens lies on the 3 o’clock. The titanium ally caseback screwed into the case, which making the depth of waterproof up to 300 meters. Such excellent waterproof have already cover common diving sports, it will never let you down.
The OP III automatic movement was equipped into the PAM00025, constantly new. The OP III is the 3rd automatic movement of Panerai, the previous 2 respectively are ETA6497/6498. Therefore, the OP III is the flagship movement which is provided on many models like PAM00104 PAM00296. Nowadays, Panerai launch many models. If you wanna keep the vintage style one, then take the PAM00025. Even its Replica Panerai Watches has excellent function. Good luck to you.