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Old 11 July 2019, 01:45 PM   #1
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4 New Radiomir panerai military green collection

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Old 11 July 2019, 04:05 PM   #2
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Thanks for sharing, Nick!

Hard not to like the 995. Very nice.

997 is surely nice in the flesh, but 48 is getting up there, diamter-wise. Maybe the ceramic helps with size.
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Old 11 July 2019, 09:33 PM   #3
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Nice releases, but...none of these green dials are 47mm and the prices seem high to me.

The 995 would have been brilliant as a 47mm. Given the 1940 case, it wears smaller than a 44mm Luminor 1950 case. I had it in my wrist and it felt, well, small. I do like the gold hands and domed sapphire. Also, $11,200 for a base movement? Doesn’t make sense as this is priced significantly higher than a 932 or 690, and it’s less of a watch.

Same comments for the other two SS green dials.

The 997 wears very nice on the wrist at 48mm given the black ceramic material and 1940 case. It’s really a winner with a light tan strap, especially canvas. Price is a bit too high at $13,300.

Are these boutique only, LE, or standard production? I forgot to ask at the boutique.
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Old 11 July 2019, 11:46 PM   #4
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very nice, but a bit pricey for these boutique only editions. iím sure theyíll sell a few
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Old 12 July 2019, 02:47 AM   #5
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Nice releases, but...none of these green dials are 47mm and the prices seem high to me.

The 995 would have been brilliant as a 47mm. Given the 1940 case, it wears smaller than a 44mm Luminor 1950 case. I had it in my wrist and it felt, well, small. I do like the gold hands and domed sapphire. Also, $11,200 for a base movement? Doesnít make sense as this is priced significantly higher than a 932 or 690, and itís less of a watch.

Same comments for the other two SS green dials.

The 997 wears very nice on the wrist at 48mm given the black ceramic material and 1940 case. Itís really a winner with a light tan strap, especially canvas. Price is a bit too high at $13,300.

Are these boutique only, LE, or standard production? I forgot to ask at the boutique.
I now understand that the 45mm PAMs have a three day auto magic micro rotor movement, which is driving the increased price. I still donít think itís worth it.
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Old 12 July 2019, 06:26 AM   #6
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Love the 995, even love the idea of the micro-rotor movement, but the price is on the high side for me. Maybe Grey market would "fix" that .. LOL
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Old 12 July 2019, 06:39 AM   #7
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Pam 995 the cheapest and the nicest.
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Old 12 July 2019, 06:44 AM   #8
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Pam 995 the cheapest and the nicest.
I agree Thanks Nick, I received an email on this today, you beat me to it
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Old 12 July 2019, 06:58 AM   #9
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997 looks interesting when they reach the secondary market...
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Old 12 July 2019, 10:34 AM   #10
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I agree Thanks Nick, I received an email on this today, you beat me to it
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Old 12 July 2019, 11:12 AM   #11
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Old 12 July 2019, 10:55 PM   #12
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Love the 995, even love the idea of the micro-rotor movement, but the price is on the high side for me. Maybe Grey market would "fix" that .. LOL
I doubt it...boutique exclusive and it will hold its price
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Old 14 July 2019, 11:45 AM   #13
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I am not really into 1940 but this 995 has been inside my head since I was being offered one at the boutique few days ago.


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Old 14 July 2019, 11:49 AM   #14
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I am not really into 1940 but this 995 has been inside my head since I was being offered one at the boutique few days ago.


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Old 15 July 2019, 01:25 AM   #15
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I now understand that the 45mm PAMs have a three day auto magic micro rotor movement, which is driving the increased price. I still donít think itís worth it.
Agree. The micro rotor is cool, but it detracts from the hand wound charm of "historically" modeled Panerai. I also dislike that Panerai is now releasing everything with a green dial. I know we've argued exhaustively that the shade may be subtly different on this forum, but it's just a repeat of what we saw with the blue dial "limited editions" last year.
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Old 15 July 2019, 01:37 AM   #16
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Any idea if these watches have screw or slap case backs?


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Old 15 July 2019, 04:57 PM   #17
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Old 15 July 2019, 09:22 PM   #18
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Agree. The micro rotor is cool, but it detracts from the hand wound charm of "historically" modeled Panerai. I also dislike that Panerai is now releasing everything with a green dial. I know we've argued exhaustively that the shade may be subtly different on this forum, but it's just a repeat of what we saw with the blue dial "limited editions" last year.
Last year and this year! Last year was the blue dial Mediterraneo and this year itís the sunbrushed blue dial...

Next year they will start putting it on the subs...
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Old 17 July 2019, 08:01 AM   #19
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Old 17 July 2019, 09:56 AM   #20
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Strange no base dial...


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Old 17 July 2019, 10:06 AM   #21
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When you think about it,is there any rad 1940 base with size other than 47mm? Probably only pam 577 which share the same case with 997,but then I think all the releases with colorful dials have no base models...for example thereís no blue or green dial 372....
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Old 18 July 2019, 04:37 PM   #22
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the 995 is nice but at over $10k????

I much prefer my PAM911 green dialed Luminor at $6k from AD
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Just saw this! Really like the 995, but 11k is bonkers.
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Old 19 July 2019, 09:35 AM   #24
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Old 19 July 2019, 10:06 AM   #25
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They should lower the price. So even the haters will wear them at last. LOL 😆
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Old 12 November 2019, 11:19 PM   #26
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anyone knows what's the use of the smaller hand on the subdial at 9 oclock? for 3rd time zone? i've never owned a gmt before, so i think this is like a stupid question.
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anyone knows what's the use of the smaller hand on the subdial at 9 oclock? for 3rd time zone? i've never owned a gmt before, so i think this is like a stupid question.
This is usually for the second time zone.
The rightside of the subdial indicates the AM timezone (from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM) and thelefside the PM timezone (from 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM)...linked with the GMT hand.

So if you read 10:10 (GMT hour hand) and the little hand on the 9' subdial is on the right side it means 10:10 AM...with the little hand on the left side it means 10:10 PM.
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This is usually for the second time zone.
The rightside of the subdial indicates the AM timezone (from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM) and thelefside the PM timezone (from 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM)...linked with the GMT hand.

So if you read 10:10 (GMT hour hand) and the little hand on the 9' subdial is on the right side it means 10:10 AM...with the little hand on the left side it means 10:10 PM.
thanks for clarifing. but then its like the gmt hand is a bit redundent. i can read the 2nd time zone on the subdial, though the gmt hand make it a bit easier to read the time.
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