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Introducing: The Panerai Lo Scienziato Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Titanio 47mm -

Introducing: The Panerai Lo Scienziato Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Titanio 47mm –

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Initially dispatched in 2016, Panerai’s Lo Scienziato Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Titanio 47mm was one of the main models in high-end mechanical watchmaking of a watch’s case being made with a strategy for 3D printing called direct metal laser sintering. After two years, Panerai is introducing a reconsidered release of this watch, which actually offers a totally open glance at its tourbillon GMT development. The contrast between the model from 2016 and the one you see here is absolutely tasteful: the blue of the hands is currently coordinated by a blue rib and  blue sewing of the cowhide strap. 

Why This Watch Matters

Lots of things these days are made with 3D printing, and the strategy indeed appreciates far and wide use in among very good quality watch marques, but essentially for demonstrating and prototyping. Making a completed extravagance watch with this technique was a provocative move. Panerai has had an in-house tourbillon escapement for quite a long while at this point, and it’s instrument keeps on being one of the additional intriguing escapements with regards to contemporary watchmaking. The P.2005 caliber’s balance wheel pivots opposite to the hub on which it vibrates, and does as such in a fraction of the time it requires a standard one-minute tourbillon. You may imagine that such an instrument would be delicate to the extraordinary, but it’s most certainly not. It’s one of the more robust tourbillons being made today. Furthermore, all things being equal, since the escapement’s movement is filed across two tomahawks, this does, as it were, make it a sort of multi-hub tourbillon.

While this is unquestionably a big watch, Panerai has endeavored to make it as light as possible.

Starting Thoughts

No doubt about it, this watch is truly huge at 47mm in measurement, a size that harkens back to the most punctual Rolex-made Panerai military watches. But regardless of whether the actual size is too big for my slim wrist, one thing that I truly like about this watch – beside its bizarre and robust tourbillon development – is that loads of care has been taken in its plan and assembling to prepare for superfluous heave. From the utilization of a titanium case to its skinny skeletonized, latticed base plate, care has been brought to hold its weight down as much as possible.

The Basics

Brand: Panerai
Model: Lo Scienziato  Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Titanio – 47mm
Reference Number: PAM00767

Diameter: 47 mm
Case Material: Titanium
Dial Color: Skeletonized metal with blue flange
Indexes: Applied glowing files and cardinal hours
Lume: Yes
Water Resistance: 100 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Leather lash with blue stitching

This watch adds some tasteful updates to the first 2016 Lo Scienziato.

The Movement

Caliber: P.2005/T
Functions: Hours, minutes, little seconds, second time region, GMT, power save indicator, tourbillon
Power Reserve: 144 hours
Winding: Manual
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)

Estimating & Availability

Price: €139,000
Limited Edition: 81 pieces
Availability: February/March

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From the back you can see the force save indicator, just as another vantage point onto the development’s abnormal architecture.