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Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

The use of materials in innovative and beneficial ways is the current “space race” in contemporary mechanical watches, and Panerai wants to show that it’s no slouch in this arena. The brand-new-for-2017 Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 watch utilizes different materials in its movement that have reduced friction to a minimum. In fact, the brand claims that this reduction of friction should allow the movement to be “guaranteed for 50 years” due to the fact that it does not need lubrication. I’ll get into the details of it a little bit more, but it’s a fascinating development that only 50 people will get to enjoy for now, since that’s the number of pieces that will be made in this limited edition run.

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

As you’ve guessed by now, this is the point where the Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic PAM674 comes into the picture. The PAM674 is marketed on a black leather strap — the most dull strap in most of strap background and one that really does little justice to the watch, even though it is, admittedly, a wonderful back-up if you would like to wear it with formal attire. Therefore, after placing it on to ease my conscience, I eliminated the black strap. Drilled lugs are appreciated and, in this instance, work much better aesthetically compared to large, screw-secured pins. The strap I set up is an aged, tan leather strap that truly transformed the looks of the watch.All this was to describe the uncomplicated process that resulted in the subsequent awe-inspiring second. As I went back into the PAM674, now using the tan strap (highlighting the tan numerals and text), laying on its crown protector, I clearly recall thinking to myself, kind of in shock: “My God, that is a great looking watch.” It appears effortless, light and, even in this 45mm edition, superbly proportionate. But, I’d prefer the PAM676 at 42mm, which would admittedly match my wrist dimension better.

All in all, the P.4000 is incredibly thin while it still packs commendable specs — 4Hz and 3 times is a mixture much thicker but likewise recently introduced moves from large “maisons” (ugh!) Fail to attain. Launched in 2014, the P.4000 was Panerai’s first micro-rotor affair and they did a fantastic job at handling what is really a challenging motion to design and produce in volume.The Panerai Luminor Due to the older Panerai, if there ever was one. It’s for those helplessly in love with the Luminor appearance, but who have matured from the admittedly and enjoyably immature aesthetics of the majority of Luminors. You do not need to say farewell to those iconic (damn it, I just said it right there!) Design elements like the sandwich dial, the round bezel, the cushion case, or even the crown shield, but you do get a watch that won’t push back your sleeves up for your elbow or request too much focus. You won’t be that guy wearing a flashy Panerai at this week’s corporate-wide layoff meeting, but the one who can glance down at his wrist and still flash a subtle grin as you see what you enjoyed in a PAM while keeping the affection to yourself.Is the Luminor Due a one-up in the normal Luminor (Luminor Uno? It clearly isn’t, and the 30-meter water immunity verges on being insulting. But its gorgeous proportions, neat details, excellent wearing comfort, and unusual motion make it a wise consideration for people who have been on the lookout for a more mature Panerai. Maybe it should have been known as the Luminor Ultra-Thin (or even Sottile — help me out here when this isn’t appropriate and you know the right word in Italian) or perhaps Luminor Eleganza.

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

The Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 watch is able to make its 50-year promise due to four innovations utilized in the new P.3001/C Calibre movement. The first of these innovations is the use of dry lubricated barrels, in which the two mainspring barrels have a multi-layer coating with a final layer of DLC. Then, there is the silicon escapement which is predominantly made of silicon and also has an uppermost coating of DLC. Thirdly, the main bridges and plate are done using a low-friction composite material that integrates Tantalum-based ceramic and removes the need for additional lubrication. This reduces the need for jewels and their requisite lubrication because pivot friction is already minimized due to the composite’s high carbon percentage. As a result, only four jewels are used and they also have a DLC coating on them eliminating the need to further lubricate the Incabloc shock system.

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

The manual wind P.3001/C Calibre movement has, as I mentioned, four DLC covered jewels and operates at 21,600vph. Power reserve is, you guessed it, three days between two barrels. Something else worth mentioning is that there is a seconds reset function, so when the time is being set the balance stops and the seconds hand returns to zero.

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

Moving on to the Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 dial, Panerai coated it with carbon nanotubes. What this has done is that it essentially allows the dial to absorb more light and reduce reflection while enhancing the blackness of dial and making the blue Superluminova on the hands and markers look even more vivid. Since they couldn’t print or stamp on the dial, the text and figures are applied straight onto the crystal which then has the double-antireflective coating applied.

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

The crystal, such as on most Panerais, is simply way too reflective. I have a theory that says this added reflectivity provides a respectful, unidentified sense of enhanced “luxury” to those who know absolutely nothing about watches and are only going with the “the shinier the more valuable” approach. Given the broad popularity and market that Panerai is in, I guess that this is a strategy that works. This mentioned, I genuinely cannot think about any other potential explanation — and that I know even this one is a small stretch. Nonetheless, the reflectivity of the crystal is indeed “great” that it gives a remarkably sharp image of whatever is behind or you over. You can see your face when you look at it or the rear of your telephone as you attempt to take a picture, or the individual leaves on the trees above. Under some lighting conditions, reflectivity is not too bad — it’s in outdoor surroundings where it actually becomes overly much.Wearability has been excellent, even though this 45mm version, again, is much more ideal for those with 7.5″ or bigger wrists. Because it is thin, the PAM674 does not become caught up on sleeves, it only slides under, which makes it that much more comfortable to wear. The strap I ended up sporting with the PAM674, however, was that this tan bit from Junik, which functioned so much better using the general appearances. When buying, I would definitely request the boutique/store to replace the mill black strap into something of this colour as, as a gamer, this is merely a much more lively, but no less elegant combination. Additional you could always pick up an aftermarket black strap for twenty five dollars or so to wear on more formal occasions.

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

The 49mm-wide case is water-resistant to 100M and is made of Carbotech, which is a carbon-fibre based composite we’ve seen in a few Panerai watches in the recent past. Thin sheets of carbon fiber are compressed at high pressures in a controlled temperature with a polymer called PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone), a process which binds the two and makes the resulting product stronger.

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee Watch Releases

Seeing the integration of innovative materials in watch movements is something I’m looking forward to following closely. Making the need for lubrication superfluous while boasting a 50-year guarantee is a good way for Panerai and their Liboratorio Di Idee, or LAB-ID, division to get attention, and I doubt it’s a claim they’d make unless they felt safe that it’s realistic. Personally, I don’t really care about the 50-year guarantee too much but rather am interested in seeing how well new techniques work as well as seeing how realistic their proliferation can be. Price for the Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 watch is €50,000. panerai.com

Exactly 1 year ago, when Panerai started the Luminor Due, it had been well-documented that I wasn’t convinced about this new, second chapter to the much-loved Luminor collection. To come to grips with it and determine what it is like in the alloy, I decided to review the Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic PAM674, which is the stainless steel, 45mm wide version of the four bits that Panerai surfaced the Luminor Due collection with.The Luminor Due now comes in either 42mm or 45mm-wide cases in either metal or reddish gold, with the 42mm models including the P.1000, that is a handsome, small, hand-wound, “3 Days” standard. The 45mm variants, such as the one we are considering here, are powered by the still remarkably thin but complex P.4000 in-house quality, which also offers 3 days of power reserve but includes micro-rotor-driven automatic winding to the mixture and about $2,000 to the cost. As such, we’re taking a look at a Luminor that retails for slightly over the $10k mark. All this noted, what I first had issues with were the title and some of the specs of the Luminor Due, so let us see whether those start to make sense in real life before we do our regular review run-down on the PAM674.Due (pronounced “doo-eh”) means “two” in Italian, so the Luminor Due collection carries the burden of being the second generation or second phase of this Luminor, among the most successful and recognizable (see the way I avoided saying “iconic”?) Watch collections of this century. Additionally, this is precisely what baffled me when I covered the Luminor Due upon its introduction in May 2016.

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