Frequently Asked Question
The most common questions about Panerai Radiomir Black Seal
What is Black Seal Panerai?About Panerai Black Seal Watches In the 1930's, Panerai created watches for the Italian Navy. These watches were made of authentic stainless steel, which was resistant to extreme environmental conditions. This durable steel is a key part to the design of each Panerai watch.
What is the difference between Panerai Luminor and Radiomir?While both the Radiomir and the Luminor began as diving watches, today, the Luminor is built to withstand more water resistance than the Radiomir—300 meters compared to 100 meters, respectively. Overall, the Luminor is viewed as the more rugged and sportier brother to the more sophisticated Radiomir.May 13, 2019
Is Panerai a true watchmaker?Now, remember—Panerai was not a watchmaker. The business originally started by selling and repairing watches, but once it found its niche making diving instruments, building a watch that could handle the same unforgiving underwater environment was out of the question. So, they had Rolex build it.
Which Panerai is collectible?To the uninitiated, the PAM 21 is what they call the Holy Grail for all Panerai collectors because it is the first special edition Vendôme Panerai watch (those that were released after the Richemont acquisition in 1997).
What is sandwich dial Panerai?Panerai Sandwich Dials As its name suggests, sandwich dials utilize a layering technique. ... Essentially, a Panerai sandwich dial includes two separate disks where the bottom layer holds the luminescent material in recessed indexes while the top layer has index cut-outs to allow the luminescence to shine through.Mar 31, 2019