The PANERAI Radiomir Oro Rosso PAM 522 is modelled after the great historical diver's watches that were designed by PANERAI in the 1930’s for Italian navy frogmen. With its retro charm, clear design, and water resistance of up to 50 metres, this hand-wound watch is also perfect for water sports enthusiasts who also appreciate Italian watch design.
The PANERAI Radiomir PAM 522 Oro Rosso is reminiscent of the company's history and a reinterpretation of the original Radiomir as it was made in the 1930’s for the Italian navy frogmen.
The PANERAI Radiomir Oro Rosso, with the reference PAM 522, has a crafted 18K. case with a diameter of 47mm and a large, round screwed crown. The hand-wound watch, which has a 55 hour power reserve, is driven by the calibre OP XXVII, which has been manufactured exclusively for the Italian company. This includes the glucydur® balance with 18,000 vibrations per hour. The KIF-Parechoc@ shock protection makes the PANERAI PAM 522 a robust timepiece, which is good for sporting activities. As the original model was a diver's watch, the Radiomir is able to resist up to 50 meters of water depth. You can see the small power station at work through the watch's sapphire crystal caseback.
This reinterpretation of a great historical model sees classic Italian design meet Swiss precision. The dark brown dial is equal in size to the historical model. All hands feature Arabic numerals, and the markers, coated with luminescent material, glow a luminous green at night. The design concentrates on the essentials, at 9 o'clock position you can find the sub-dial for the small seconds, meaning that you can read the time whether it is day or night by looking at the sandwich dial.
Precision and functionality are the key features of this timepiece. The subtle 18K red gold case and alligator-leather strap with an 18K red gold folding clasp radiate understated elegance with a certain retro charm. Big watersports lovers, who are also love watches, will appreciate this waterproof watch. For every wearer, each a lover of fine watchmaking and purist Italian design, this watch has purpose.