Panerai is synonymous with large, robust, instrument dive watches. After all, that’s how the brand was established back in the 1930s. In recent decades, the brand wasn’t shy about making a 45mm watch in standard offer, and even to introduce 50mm pieces sometimes. However, few years ago Panerai introduced the makeover Luminor Due models, a range of rather smaller and thinner wristwatches with a hint of timeless elegance.
Today, downsizing goes a few steps even further, with the introduction of the compact Panerai Luminor Due 38 mm version, and this size makes the timepiece versatile enough to gently slip under any shirt cuff.
The new 38mm diameter means a reduction of all elements, but without touching the basics of the distinctive Luminor Due aesthetics.
Once again Panerai atelier chose AISI 316L 1.4435 - stainless steel par excellence. It is highly resistant to corrosion and is hypoallergenic, making it ideal for contact with the skin on worm summer nights.
The shape of the watch remains faithful to what we know and to Panerai’s signature style.
Panerai promotes sophisticated Ivory dial with blue Arabic numerals and luminous dots. Date is presented at 3 o'clock and small seconds at 9 o'clock. The Panerai Luminor Due 38mm is presented on blue leather strap.
Luminor Due in 38mm is a fabulous option for those who prefer their timepieces on the less oversized side.
Its elegant, legible design, with pure minimalist lines, is the result of a sophisticated technical reworking of the historic Luminor design.
Accoring to tradition, the luminous dots and the hands are filled with very bright SuperLuminova, and the watch is legible in the dark.
Inside the case of the Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic Acciaio 38mm is a new movement, named calibre OP XXXIV. It remains hidden behind a closed case back and it has a 3-day power reserve on disposal.
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