The 512 at 42mm in the eyes of purists it should be its historic 47mm. It utilises the 1940's style Panerai case. I like it for its smaller size and will definitely consider adding it to my collection.
MOVEMENTHand-wound mechanical, Panerai P.999/1 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 12 lignes, 3 mm thick, 19 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 21,600 alternations/hour. Incabloc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 60 hours. 144 components.
FUNCTIONSHours, minutes, small seconds.
CASEDiameter 42 mm, AISI 316L polished steel. Screw-down winding crown personalised OP.
BACKSee-through sapphire crystal.
DIALBlack with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Seconds at 9 o’clock.
CRYSTALSapphire, made of corundum, 1.6 mm thick. Anti-reflective coating.
WATER-RESISTANCE10 bar (~ 100 metres).
STRAPPANERAI personalised alligator strap and trapezoidal polished steel buckle.
* The trademark Velcro® and Coramid® are not property of Officine Panerai.