|Ref. No.||PAM 172|
|Location||United States, Missouri, Chesterfield|
|Power reserve||56 h|
|Number of jewels||17|
|Case diameter||44 mm|
|Dial numerals||Arabic numerals|
|Display Back, Small Seconds, Luminescent Numerals, Chronometer, Limited Edition|
Panerai PAM 172 Tantalium (Tantalum) Special Edition from 2003 made in a limited production of 300 units.
This piece is in collectors condition and is complete with box and papers. Made of a very unique precious metal named tantalium (Panerai chose to use the tantalum), it has a deep grey with blue overtones making it rich and masculine in appearance. The case has a brushed finish with a contrasting polished bezel, the black dial and blued hands make this one of the most handsome Panerai watches ever produced.
Movement: hand-wound mechanical, Panerai OP XI calibre with swan's neck regulator, 16½ lignes, 17 jewels, PANERAI bridges. Glucydur balance with Nivarox I spring, 21,600 alternations/hour. Incabloc anti-shock device. Power reserve 56 hours.
Chronometer Certificate (C.O.S.C.).
Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds.
Case: diameter 44 mm, brushed tantalum.
Bezel: polished tantalum.
Back: see-through sapphire crystal.
Device protecting the crown: (protected as a Trade Mark) polished tantalum.
Dial: black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Small seconds dial at 9 o'clock.
Crystal: sapphire, formed of corundum, 3.5 mm thick. Anti-reflective coating.
Water resistance: 300 metres.
Strap: leather with tantalum buckle personalised PANERAI. Supplied with a steel screwdriver and a second interchangeable strap.
* Watches 24 Seven & Officine Panerai are not the owner of the Trade Marks Glucydur, Nivarox, Incabloc.