Watches & Wonders 2020 – The year of Luminor

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As one of the most popular luxury watch brands in the world, atelier Panerai recently introduced spectacular timepieces at the highly anticipated, digital event - Watches & Wonders 2020.

Watches & Wonders 2020 – The year of Luminor

The symbolic Luminor timepieces are in Panerai focus for this year, notably recognised by luminous substance and its recognisable case design for 70 years

Officine Panerai continues its significant development process by reinventing the aesthetic forms of the famous Luminor family. The collection is a contemporary presentation of emblematic elements from Panerai history. Luminor, the name of collection which evokes both diving and military history in the early 1950s, also stands for a luminescent substance patended by the brand. Known for pioneering innovative new materials, Panerai has continued to introduce highly functional timepieces with classic identity.

70 years of Luminor

Officine Panerai pays tribute to the luminescent substance, patended 70 years ago by Panerai, that gives the name to the Luminor collection. Brand celebrates the 70th anniversary of very first introduction of Luminor with a line of three new extraordinary Luminor models: DMLS 44mm, Carbotech™ 44mm and the Prima Assoluta Fibratech™ 44mm. Featuring a new elements of Super-Luminova substance, these Luminor Marina editions are limited to just 270 pieces each with an amazing 70-years warranty.

LUMINOR MARINA
44MM - PAM01117

LUMINOR MARINA CARBOTECH™
44MM - PAM01118

LUMINOR MARINA FIBRATECH™
44MM - PAM01119

Panerai Luminor Marina DMLS - 44MM

Watches & Wonders 2020 – The year of Luminor

Panerai Luminor Marina DMLS 44 m - PAM01117

Meet the new Panerai Luminor Marina DMLS - 44mm, PAM01117. The new interpretation of the iconic Luminor Marina comes with a surprisingly light, yet incredibly durable case. The case is produced with highly advanced Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) technology.

The Luminor Marina – 44 mm, reflects the extraordinary balance by combining high-tech features with a sportier silhouette. In this exclusive edition luminescence material is applied to the inner bezel, the bridge, on the logo of the dial and the stitching on the bracelet. In the night view you can admirer the beauty of the luminescent elements glowing green in the darkness.

Prima Assoluta:
Panerai Luminor Marina Fibratech - 44MM

Panerai introduced the Luminor Marina Fibratech™ - 44mm, a Prima Assoluta in watchmaking. Remarkably lightweight and astoundingly tough, Fibratech™ is 70% lighter than steel, 55% lighter than titanium, and even 5% lighter than Carbotech™.

The launch of this edition signifies a landmark moment in the industry and is a testament to Panerai’s legacy of innovation.

Watches & Wonders 2020 – The year of Luminor

A material previously used in aeronautics, Fibratech™ is a resilient composite of fully recyclable mineral fibres derived from molten volcanic rock and mineral additives. The case is complemented by a blue sandwich dial

The innovative Luminor Marina, PAM01663, is made in a new high-tech composite based on basalt fibre - a solution used for the very first time in the watch industry. Composed of natural and eco-sustainable row fibers, Fibratech is a composite with remarkable physical and mechanical properties. It is also highly resistant to corrosion, presenting a result of the state-of-the-art technical expertise of the renowed Panerai Laboratorio di Idee.

Water-resistant to 30 bar (a depth of about 300 metres), the new Luminor Marina FibratechTM – 44 mm is fitted with a strap made of Panerai SportechTM, a woven material giving a waterproof rubberised effect, in blue color with white stitching, as well as additional blue rubber strap.

Gold standard in innovation: Panerai Luminor Marina Panerai Goldtech – 44MM

Watches & Wonders 2020 – The year of Luminor

Panerai Luminor Marina Panerai Goldtech 44MM – PAM01112

The new Luminor Marina Panerai GoldtechTM – 44 mm breaks the rules, capitalising on the legacy of a renowned model to exhibit a new, authentic expression of creativity. The exquisite timepiece is a unique addition to the collection, possessing a sophisticated character and singular identity thanks to the precious metal from which it is made of. Enhanced by the unique properties of an advanced precious metal with a technologically advanced alloy, the new Luminor Marina Panerai GoldtechTM - 44 mm, PAM01112, is original in a way.

Panerai’s first Luminor Marina with a 44mm Goldtech™ case in this landmark edition raises the bar on strength and style. Forged using a revolutionary alloy with a high percentage of copper and a small quantity of platinum, this new Luminor Marina is as equal parts boldness and fortitude. Both materials are key to achieving an intense, unique tone and an extreme degree of mechanical and oxidation resistance. This inovation is presented with a blue alligator bracelet, matching with the color of a dial, and a blue rubber bracelet, to personalize your watch according to the usage occasion.

Engineered for success:
Panerai Luminor Luna Rossa GMT - 44MM

Watches & Wonders 2020 – The year of Luminor

The Luminor Luna Rossa GMT - 44mm, PAM01036, was designed for the Luna Rossa Challenge Team and has established itself as the ultimate sportsman’s wristwatch

Inspired by the team’s revolutionary monohull AC75 Luna Rossa, this water-resistant edition features a grade 2 titanium case and bezel, and a dial crafted using the fabric of Luna Rossa sails. This new offering includes dual time zone function. As an example of creativity, excellence and thoroughly Italian technical innovation, Luminor Luna Rossa GMT – 44 mm incorporates cutting-edge materials that Panerai has in common with the Luna Rossa Team, like titanium, a metal with hypoallergenic characteristics and unrivalled lightness and corrosion resistance.

The epitome of endurance

A class all its own, the extraordinary Luminor Marina Carbotech™ – 44 mm, PAM01661, and Luminor Marina – 44mm, PAM01662, with titanium DMLS case and Carbotech™ bezel, embody innovation, endurance, and performance – traditional cornerstones of the Panerai heritage.

The addition of these watches to the recently re-launched Luminor Marina family signifies a decisive esthetic change characterized by the timepiece’s two most unique features: its light-weight and ultra-resilient Carbotech™ case and a Sandwich™ dial with blue Super-LumiNova™ markings.

Watches & Wonders 2020 – The year of Luminor

LUMINOR MARINA CARBOTECH™️ - 44MM PAM01661

Passion for exploration: Submersible Ecopanagea™ Tourbillon Mike Horn Edition

In natural synergy with the indomitable spirit of one of history’s greatest explorers, Panerai furthers its leading role by giving support to an exciting new creation: Submersible EcoPangaeaTM Tourbillon GMT – 50 mm Mike Horn Edition, PAM01108, a sophisticated and authentically environmentally sensitive watch.

Limited to just five timepieces, the new Panerai Submersible EcoPangaea™ Tourbillon GMT – 50mm Mike Horn edition allows collectors to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the Arctic with explorer and brand ambassador Mike Horn. This limited edition features a case made from EcoPangaea™, high-tech steel composed of recycled metal from Horn’s sailing ship. This collaboration between the legendary adventurer and Panerai exemplifies a shared commitment to exploring and defending our planet. The Submersible Ecopanagea ™ Tourbillon is the first Submersible Tourbillon ever made by Panerai.



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