The case on the new Luminor 1950 10 Days GMT Ceramica is made of zirconium oxide ceramic, a very hard material that is resistant to corrosion and scratching. The case is formed using an isostatic pressure process that produces a single block ready for milling. The 44mm case requires over 60 operations to complete. The screw-down back is titanium with a sapphire window opening onto the P.2003 automatic movement.
The movement – designed and manufactured in-house by Officine Panerai – offers a 10 day power reserve, the status of which is displayed via a linear display on the trademark sandwich dial. This reference PAM00335 will be produced in a limited series of 500 pieces with a European MSRP of 12,900 euros. The launch is scheduled for September 10.
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LUMINOR 1950 10 DAYS GMT CERAMICA – 44 MM
Movement: Automatic mechanical, Panerai P.2003 caliber, executed entirely by Panerai, 13¾ lignes, 8.0 mm thick, 25 jewels, Glucydur balance, 28,800 alternations/hour. KIF Parechoc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 10 days with horizontal indicator, three barrels. 296 components.
Functions: Hours, minutes, small seconds, date, second time zone, 24h indicator, linear power reserve indicator, seconds reset.
Case: Diameter 44 mm, black ceramic.
Bezel: black ceramic.
Back: See-through smoked sapphire crystal.
Device protecting the crown: (protected as a Trademark)
Dial: Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Date at 3 o’clock, seconds and 24h indicator at 9 o’clock, linear power reserve indicator at 6 o’clock.
Crystal:Sapphire, made from corundum, 2 mm thick.
Water-resistance:10 bar (100 meters).
Strap: PANERAI personalised leather strap and largesize titanium buckle with special hard black coating.
Supplied with a second interchangeable strap and a steel screwdriver.