With the development of the entertainment industry, well-known watch brands choose to propagandize their wristwatches in the TV series and films. It’s a successful case that Panerai Submersible 1950 3Days Automatic Bronzo watch PAM00382 was supported for The Expendables 2 released in September of 2012. All members in the team wore the model, and Panerai PAM00382 showed its charm and features along with the development of the plot and intense fights. Its infinity appeal won a high reputation at that time and still persists today. That shows Panerai Submersible 1950 3Days Automatic Bronzo models are popular with watch fans.
Bronze ware, which was cast in pure copper and a small number of tin or lead, is the earliest alloy in the history of metal smelting. Bronze has good castability, wear resistant and stable chemical properties. After beening invented, it was popular soon. It’s Officine Panerai that leaded the trend of a bronzo watch first. Panerai uses CuSn8 to produce its bronze watches. It is an alloy of pure copper and pure tin, resistant to corrosion and highly tenacious. As time flies, its warm tint will be covered with patina. Therefore, exterior looking seems more vintage and more attractive. 3 Types of Panerai Bronzo Watches from Luminor Submersible 1950 3Days Automatic will tell us their charm and features.
At 2012 SIHH, Panerai Submersible 1950 3Days Automatic Bronzo watch PAM00382 was launched and caused a sensation. Panerai used more powerful exterior design instead of the design for Arabic numeral hour markers, sandwich dial and traditional hour and minute hands. Watch case, bezel, lugs and the device protecting the crown were made of bronze in ancient style. 4-millimeter-thick sapphire crystal was made of corundum. Titanium links connects sapphire case back with the ring. Simple but powerful dial in blackish green and overall bronze watch case are enough eye-catching. Panerai PAM00382 was limited to 1000 pieces, water resistant to 300 meters. Thanks to the publicity in the Expendables 2, it has been one of the most iconic Panerai watches.
For sailors, Panerai Bronzo watch always reminds them of ocean. Bronze items were seen in the classical sailboats, and their surface would be covered with patina slowly. So each of bronze items sets off distinctive charm as time goes. One year later, Panerai Submersible 1950 3Days Automatic Bronzo PAM00507 showed its endless charm and unique style. Panerai PAM00507 continues the passion along with high reputation of the first Bronzo watch. Exterior looking gives us a familiar feeling, but there are still tiny changes. The most eye-catching feature on the blackish green dial is the indicator displaying power reserve at 4 O’clock. As usual design, date aperture and a second counter are set separately at 3 O’clock and 9 O’clock. Especially the second counter, it is equipped with a return-to-zero device and a quick adjustment system.
Panerai Submersible 1950 3Days Automatic Bronzo PAM00671 made its debut in 2017. It inherits classic watch case, bezel, lugs and the device protecting the crown in bronze from the former models. There are a change on the design for the dial. Ocean-blue dial is more suitable for the “Submariner” theme. Hour markers and hour, minute and second hands are decorated with black frames. Panerai PAM00671 is equipped with in-house P.9010, mechanical movement with self winding. The movement is 6mm thick, thinner than P.9000.