For the first time ever in the Radiomir 1940 collection, the dial of the new Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic is offered in white. The design and main characteristics of the new Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic are lifted directly from the 1940s, but so avant-garde is the style of the era that the watch has an absolutely contemporary style. The graphic design maximizes the dial’s clarity and legibility, with the large black figures corresponding to the hour markers and the small seconds dial at nine o’clock, a characteristic of Panerai watches of the 1940s.

The 42mm cushion case is crafted in AISI 316L stainless steel with a polished finish. The case back is a round window with a sapphire crystal through which the automatic P.4000 movement, entirely made in the Officine Panerai Manufacture in Neuchâtel, can be viewed. The structure of the calibre is particularly rugged and reliable, with a wide brushed-finish plate covering the greater part of the mechanism, and the full balance bridge with twin supports which carries the balance, oscillating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour.

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The off-centered oscillating weight is set within the movement thereby making it possible for the caliber to be only 3.95 mm thick. Made of tungsten, the rotor oscillates in both directions and is connected to the two spring barrels in series which store a power reserve of up to three days, the new minimum standard for the power reserve of Panerai watches fitted with Manufacture movements.

The watch is water-resistant to 10 bar (100 meters) and comes on a natural, untreated leather strap, with contrast stitching.

Specifications

Movement: Automatic mechanical, P.4000 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 13¾ lignes, 3.95 mm thick, 31 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 28,800 alternations/hour. KIF Parechoc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 3 days, two barrels. 203 components. Off – centered oscillating weight

Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds

Case: Diameter 42mm, AISI 316L polished steel

Bezel: Polished steel

Back: See-through sapphire crystal

Dial: White with Arabic numerals and luminous dots. Small seconds at 9 o’clock

Water Resistance: 10 bar (~100 meters)

Strap: Calf Assolutamente, Dark brown, Beige/ MM Standard

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