A large cushion-shaped case, wired lugs, and a California dial – what more do you need? Representing a nod to UK perfect replica Panerai‘s past with Rolex, the PAM 931 references a pairing that came from luxury fake Panerai’s experience with creating underwater tool watches and the need to fulfill a contract with the Italian Navy for a water-resistant timepiece, something for which Rolex was well-equipped.
The result was the first 1:1 replica Panerai Radiomir watches from Panerai, and a few years into the partnership, Panerai borrowed the odd combination of Roman and Arabic numerals (that Rolex referred to as error-proof dials) and would later be known as California dials. Rolex would abandon the quirky design, but aaa quality fake Panerai would embrace the “Cali Dial” as part of their history by offering it in a handful of models.
This top super clone Panerai PAM 931 has a dégradé tobacco brown dial that mimics the aging that would happen with some of the original 1940s models, but without having to worry about having radioactive radium lume strapped to your wrist. The original large cushion case is quintessential old-school Swiss movement replica Panerai, and the onion-shaped crown is among the most tactilely satisfying interactions you could have with a watch. Turning the crown as you manually wind the in-house P.3000 movement – adding three days of power reserve to the main spring – there is a satisfying sound from the click wheel that can be felt through your fingers.
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