Unveiled secret after two months of ownership

Jun 03, 2024,11:42 AM

This is my most worn watch currently and I am happy that I got it. Three points make it special:
The piece in steel and without a real dial is very light and comfortable to wear on the wrist. The front view with the turned and swapped calibre is amazing in depth. And the colour and style works in casual and formal environments, no need to change throughout the day.

A fourth point is extremely helpful: due to the distressed case I couldn’t care less about scratches and hits. This is a huge advantage to other brand new pieces 😅

Should you ever come across one give it a thorough look!

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Thank you! I saw the new one and am not convinced

 By: penfriend : June 3rd, 2024-16:33
With the skeleton sides of the case

Looks great on you, wonderful watch!

 By: RayStantzPhD : June 3rd, 2024-12:31
If we are all honest, and I also mean the real 'purists' here that would perhaps think this is too 'up front' (pun), this is the kind of watch and especially the kind of caliber where we all say things like 'show us the sapphire back' or 'wish we could we... 

You’re absolutely right

 By: penfriend : June 3rd, 2024-16:34
Thanks 🙏

That's the way to go!

 By: amanico : June 3rd, 2024-16:35

This is one of the best openwork dials I’ve seen outside of AP and VC.

 By: ArmisT : June 3rd, 2024-14:47
The “aged” finishing of the case is very interesting and new to me, but I like it. Great choice.


 By: amanico : June 3rd, 2024-14:47

False patina

 By: penfriend : June 3rd, 2024-16:35
But nicely done and with some advantages as described

Love it!

 By: cazalea : June 3rd, 2024-15:23
That's just the kind of skeleton I like, not pretentious or over-worked

Very wise words

 By: penfriend : June 3rd, 2024-16:36
And exactly what I feel about this movement

A beauty

 By: penfriend : June 3rd, 2024-16:37
And it does draw attention I must admit

Devilishly good

 By: jmpTT : June 3rd, 2024-17:10
Reminded of the economic concept of the utility function. This watch movement theoretically maximizes it, with the distressed case avoiding any "scuffs and dings" penalties.

Fits you perfectly

 By: TeutonicCarFan : June 3rd, 2024-21:17
Looks great 👍

Such a marvel you have :)

 By: Makilla : June 9th, 2024-03:14
These Minerva movements are growing on me lately and yours is one of the best looking with the skeleton dial and reversed movement. The level of finishing and details is just stunning 👌🏼 Here’s my latest Panerai Minerva movement Wear yours in the best of ...  

Will definitely get one at some point!

 By: Makilla : June 10th, 2024-06:02
Im a huge fan of the skeleton dial version. It’s so beautiful to see all the gears and finishing every time you need to check the time. Will be waiting for the right opportunity and pull the trigger

Good luck

 By: penfriend : June 11th, 2024-06:11
I wonder if they will show up on the market soon as these unveiled secret pieces are hard to get straight from the manufacturer currently with only about 150 pieces produced (88 in distressed steel)

You are a great ambassador for MB!

 By: MTR : June 10th, 2024-19:41
This piece is wonderful! All the best Thomas

Thank you!

 By: penfriend : June 11th, 2024-06:11
Have a look at it in case one pops up in Vienna!