If you had to define a Panerai Replica watch to somebody who knew nothing about the brand, you would probably end up with a description along these lines: a hefty cushion-shaped case, vintage accents, a unique Italian flair and a simple dial with signature numerals glowing in the dark.
It is no surprise that Panerai has a dedicated collection of watches celebrating this partnership with PCYC – a collection now comprising three models, the white dial PAM00654, the titanium and 47mm PAM00652 with regatta counter and the present steel/black dial and 44m diameter flyback chronograph ref. PAM00653 Panerai Replica.
A TYPICALLY PANERAI HABILLAGE
The case, typical of the Luminor 1950 collection, mixes the vintage cushion shape of early Panerai Replica Watches with the trademark crown protection device/locker that will later become the norm – a sort of transitional watch. The 316L steel case is mostly polished, with the exception of the crown protection device that is satin-finished.
As most chronographs of the brand with in-house movements, the pushers are located on the left side of the case – start/stop at 10 o’clock and reset/flyback at 8 o’clock. This remains a slightly surprising choice but on a daily basis, Best Replica Watches the reset pusher appears to be extremely practical to actuate with your right thumb. The start button requires to get used to its unusual position, however.