Panerai PAM176 G Luminor Base titanium 44mm
What makes the G model unique is that after G, the PAM176 was fitted with a sandwich Luminova dial. As you can see in the photos, this watch has a painted dial. Furthermore, the G version of the PAM176 still has the Panerai engraved bridges that you can see through the crystal case back of the watch. 2004 was also the year when Panerai started to use the slightly larger crown guard on the Luminor models. Even though there are well over 3,000 PAM176 watches in total, there are only 400 units of this special G model.
The PAM176 G has a painted Luminova dial
The PAM176 has the hand wound mechanical Panerai OP X calibre with swan's neck regulator for precise adjustments. The power reserve is 56 hours. The 44mm case and the bezel are brushed titanium. The watch has a 3.5mm thick sapphire crystal and it has a depth rating of 30 bar (300 metres). The photo below shows the see-through case back and the Panerai engraved bridges.
The watch has a crystal case back and the Panerai engraved bridges
The strap that is showing in these photos is not the original OEM strap that comes with the watch. It's a French military strap by David Lane Design. You can find more information about this particular strap here.
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