The Panerai Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Ceramica is today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day. The hand-wound mechanical movement powering this timepiece is the Calibre P. 2005, completely manufactured by Panerai. The Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Ceramica features hours, minutes and seconds functions, along with a second time zone, power reserve indicator on the back of the timepiece and a tourbillon movement. This model features a 6 day power reserve.
The 48mm black ceramic case is complimented by a black dial which features luminescent arabic numerals and markers. The signature Panerai trade marked device to protect the crown is also black ceramic, along with the watch bezel. The ceramic Panerai uses is a synthetic ceramic made by a series of complicated techniques in molding and finishing the material in order to reach a finished product. The sapphire crystal protecting the dial and back are 2mm thick and feature anti-reflective coating.
The Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Ceramica is water resistant to 100 meters and is shown here on a brown alligator strap complete with Panerai’s personalized large buckle made from matt steel with hard black coating to match the case. A Haute offering by Officine Panerai!
Source and Photograph courtesy of Officine Panerai.