Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic 42mm – Acciaio (Steel-PAM00682) & Oro Rosso (Red gold – PAM00684)

A divers professional watch suitable for any situation, the Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic is the first Panerai Submersible watch with the case 42 mm in diameter, and it is available in two versions: in steel (PAM00682), water-resistant to a depth of 300 metres (30 bar), and in red gold (PAM00684), water-resistant to a depth of 100 metres (10 bar).

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Acciaio – 42mm PAM0682

Both versions have the P.9010 automatic calibre with a power reserve of three days, the time remaining being clearly visible through the sapphire crystal back. They follow the classic Panerai Submersible design, with the Luminor 1950 case fitted with a unidirectional rotating bezel for calculating the time of immersion and the lever device protecting the winding crown.

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Acciaio – 42mm PAM0682

The black dial has applied index markers, the date at 3 o’clock and the small seconds counter at 9 o’clock. All the elements on the dial are clear, perfectly legible against the black background and, in the steel model only, the seconds hand is Panerai blue.

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Acciaio – 42mm PAM0682

The legibility is extremely high under normal lighting conditions as well as in the dark, thanks to the Super- LumiNova® used on the hands and graduated scale. At night – or in the darkness underwater – the minute hand and the stud on the bezel at 12 o’clock glow with a bright blue colour rather than the traditional fluorescent green of all the other markers, so that there is always a clear, unmistakable point of reference for calculating the times of immersion.

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Oro Rosso – 42mm PAM0684

The red gold model, more sophisticated but with the same sports functionality, has a distinctive element which increases its strong character: the rotating bezel has a matt black ceramic disc with stud markers which, in conjunction with the graduated scale, enable the time of immersion to be calculated.

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Oro Rosso – 42mm PAM0684

The red gold used by Panerai is an alloy which has a slightly higher percentage of copper than usual, giving the colour a particular intensity, and a small amount of platinum which helps to prevent oxidation of the precious metal.

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Oro Rosso – 42mm PAM0684

The P.9010 automatic movement, with a power reserve of three days, has two other very useful functions: the mechanism for stopping the balance wheel when synchronising the watch, and the device for changing the time quickly: the hour hand can be moved forwards or backwards in jumps of one hour, without interfering with the running of the watch.

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Acciaio – 42mm PAM0682

The black rubber strap, closed by a trapezoid buckle made of the same material as the case, is both sporty and functional, and it co-ordinates perfectly with the appearance of the new Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic watches.

Technical details

References
PAM0682: Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Acciaio – 42mm
PAM0684: Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Oro Rosso – 42mm

Movement
Automatic mechanical, P.9010 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai
Power Reserve: 72H

Functions
Hours, minutes, small seconds, date, calculation of immersion time

Case
42 mm
PAM0682: AISI 316L brushed steel
PAM0684: 18 ct. polished red gold
Water-Resistance: 30 bar (~300 metres) for steel model and 10 bar (~100 metres) for gold model

Dial
Black with applied luminous hour markers
Date at 3 o’clock, seconds at 9 o’clock

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