Category Archives: Sports Watches

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Has A 50-Year Guarantee

The P.4000 caliber runs at a modern 4Hz and still offers 3 days of power reserve — impressive specs from a motion that’s just 3.95mm thick. It includes 203 components and 31 stones, but the majority of these are hidden by the large plate which covers so much of this motion. The balance wheel and… Read More »

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo PAM 671 Watch Hands-On

Despite the fact that bronze seemed to be one of the #watchfam’s favorite subjects on social media in 2016, the rise of the “modern bronze age” of watches dates back much earlier to 2011 when Panerai acknowledged a small, but growing demand in the micro community for rugged divers cased in bronze. Their answer? One thousand… Read More »

Panerai Luminor Base 8 Days Acciaio PAM561 Watch Review

From a strictly military perspective, wearing a white dial dive watch on a mission would possibly cause your fellow commando soldiers to smack you in the back of the head. But what the Panerai Watches Near Me Luminor Base 8 Days Acciaio PAM561 lacks in historical accuracy and stealth capabilities it makes up for by being… Read More »

Panerai Mare Nostrum Chronograph PAM716 Watch Returns

Panerai returns once more to what they call “Our Sea.” The Panerai Mare Nostrum Chronograph PAM716 (PAM00716) is a surprise, mid-2017 release from Officine Panerai that actually harkens back to not only its pre-Richemont days, but also to the brand’s first chronograph, produced during World War II…or some time after. Historically, Mare Nostrum stood for “Our Sea” in Latin… Read More »

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends February 24, 2017

Other brands utilize various types of metals like this for watch cases. I remember that Audemars Piguet sometimes use a material they call “Cermet” (ceramic alloy) to get bezels and possibly as an entire case material. The benefit of cermet was comparable to BMG-TECH in that it was hard like ceramic but had the visual… Read More »

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 BMG-TECH 3 Days Automatic PAM 692 Watch

As you’ve guessed by now, this is where the Panerai Luminor Because 3 Days Automatic PAM674 comes into the picture. The PAM674 is sold on a black leather strap — the most boring strap in all of strap history as well as one that does little justice to the watch, even though it is, admittedly,… Read More »

Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Hands-On

The use of novel and space-age materials in high-end watches is always fun to follow as a spectator, but it’s far more appreciated when their practical benefits might sometime soon be used in watches that a broader segment can enjoy. That’s rarely the case, but one watch that piqued my interest in this way was… Read More »

HH Journal 107 By Fondation De La Haute Horlogerie

Sponsored Post written by the advertiser for aBlogtoWatch The HH Journal is an online publication covering watchmaking news in all its forms and is published by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) which was created in 2005. The FHH aims to raise awareness and promote the values of fine watchmaking on an international basis. The HH… Read More »

Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Acciaio & Oro Rosso 42mm Watches Hands-On

Many years ago, when I wrote my first article about a watch, the watch I wrote about was a Panerai. Over the past decade, Panerai has grown and iterated but the root of my appreciation, that instantly recognizable Italian diver aesthetic, has remained as their calling card. Despite the fact that I did, and still… Read More »