in 2019 Panerai has been very focused on the line of professional divers, called submersible.
As for timepieces made of gold, Panerai had launched the Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Red Gold PAM 684 (photo below). It was the first Panerai Submersible with a 42 mm gold case that was water resistant to 100 meters.
The latest news unveiled these days, the Panerai Submersible 42 PAM00974 Also with a 42 mm case it is of a new proprietary gold alloy with interesting characteristics.
Il Goldtech is an alloy obtained by mixing gold with a percentage of copper, to give it a more intense red tone, and platinum. The result is a noble metal that does not oxidize.
Like its predecessor the Panerai Submersible PAM 974 Goldtech it has a counter-clockwise rotating bezel in black ceramic and a matte black dial, this color creates a spectacular contrast with the particular shade of gold used.
To animate the new submersible di Panerai is the caliber OP XXXIV (self-winding movement with 3 days of power reserve that works at a frequency of 4HZ at 28.800 vibrations per hour), made by ValFleurier, a movement factory of the group Richemont, the parent company which also owns the Panerai maison.
The movement can be appreciated from the sapphire crystal caseback. The new Submersible PAM 974 GOLDTECH it is water resistant to 100 meters (330 feet) and is complemented by a rubber strap and a leather strap both in black. Price about 26.700 euros.