Just detected on Monochrome: PAM 977 and 978. What do you think?

Mar 14, 2019,14:10 PM
 





Panerai Luminor Marina with Metal Bracelet and New Silver-Coloured Dial - PAM00977 (42mm) and PAM00978 (44mm).

I just detected this pic on Monochrome and think, this a really fascinating iteration.


What do you think? 😊

Best, Thomas


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Just when you think Panerai can't sink any lower...

 
 By: Ares501 - Mr Green : March 14th, 2019-14:13
they produce new depth rating record

I have to see

 
 By: MTR : March 14th, 2019-14:16
it in flesh but don’t find it that bad. Cheers, Thomas ...  

This might help

 
 By: Ares501 - Mr Green : March 15th, 2019-01:17
before seeing it in flesh ...  

Don’t like it at all. Looks too cheap.

 
 By: Ahoi : March 14th, 2019-14:37
That’s a model, which is not needed for me

Perhaps

 
 By: MTR : March 14th, 2019-22:34
without date window and a „magic“ strap out of your magician‘s hat? 😊 Yes, it‘s „special“, bu I think, we should give it a chance and test it in flesh. For sure not a 721 😍🤪 but...

On the

 
 By: MTR : March 14th, 2019-22:35
picture I have to agree. But perhaps in reality...? Without this window the dial would look much better. That’s for sure. Best, Thomas

On a like/don't like level....

 
 By: sergio : March 14th, 2019-17:16
I'm not crazy about it. As a Panerai, it's way out of my taste range. It falls under the category: do they make it because somebody will buy it or somebody will buy it because they made it?

Not sure

 
 By: MTR : March 14th, 2019-22:37
at the moment what I feel and think about it. A new way. That’s for sure. ☺️ Ciao, Thomas

There's a few aspects I like such as the dial and the numerals.

 
 By: Jay (Eire) : March 14th, 2019-19:12
Remove the date and sub seconds and perhaps it's a nice package. I was never a bracelet can't for PAMs and so that I can't live with.

+1 for the date window

 
 By: MTR : March 14th, 2019-22:40
The subdial bothers me less. And yes, we should see it with an “Ahoi-strap”. ☺️ Best, Thomas

TBH, not my style.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : March 14th, 2019-21:24
Plus, it really bothers me that the 42mm has only 10 ATM depth rating.

WR 100m

 
 By: MTR : March 14th, 2019-22:44
is not that bad for me. At least a great improvement over the Luminor Due with WR 30m which was/is really ... disturbing. 😎 Best, Thomas

True.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : March 14th, 2019-23:01
And 100m is plenty, but I find it ruins the ‘diver watch’ credibility. Especially the Luminor series.

Hmmmh....

 
 By: MTR : March 14th, 2019-23:52
I think of all the Radiomirs... And even - for example - our beloved Fiddy 127 has „just“ a WR of 10 ATM. But I agree with you: WR 300 would be better. Best, Thomas

personally i like the dial & the color of it...what i don't like, the polished center links.

 
 By: maverickmahesh : March 15th, 2019-00:50
it is good Panerai is trying to test different things but still staying with what it is known/loved for. Best, mahesh.,

That‘s for sure, my dear friend!

 
 By: MTR : March 15th, 2019-09:32
Best, Thomas

:))) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : March 15th, 2019-11:36

LOLLLLLL!! [nt]

 
 By: MTR : March 15th, 2019-11:48

Marketing photo looks nicer than “flesh” photo

 
 By: darrony : March 15th, 2019-11:15
Applied markers look interesting( not a fan of rest

I hate to be the dissenting opinion but....

 
 By: shafran : March 15th, 2019-19:07
I like it. I think its great that Panerai can take their dna and be creative. After all, how many would sell if they all look the same?

After seeing the promo picture...

 
 By: sergio : March 17th, 2019-17:15
I didn't hate it. This morning I saw a "live" picture and found it horrific. You point a gun at my back and say: "Buy it." I would turn smile at you and answer: "Shoot".

Life-prolonging advice...

 
 By: MTR : March 17th, 2019-17:50
Perhaps to avoid being killed you could answer, „Yes, yes, of course, I will take it immediately!“ and afterwards ... ... sell it, give it away as a gift, lock it away, bury it, destroy it,... 😎 Ciao, Thomas

Totally agree... promo picture

 
 By: darrony : March 18th, 2019-08:32
Makes it look way better than the Live Photo; I do like the idea of applied numerals if executed with some class

I borrowed a live picture...from

 
 By: sergio : March 18th, 2019-13:09
Etrusco_Doc. It reminds me of a Rickenbacker "Frying Pan"... Image obtained from the Net. ...  

LOL! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : March 18th, 2019-13:37

Not very

 
 By: MTR : March 18th, 2019-23:40
... tempting. It looks somehow.... cheap (the first pic!! 😁). Have to see it in real life. But for sure not my first choice... Ciao

I thought the promo photos looked okay

 
 By: traineract : March 18th, 2019-22:49
Not terribly excited but I won't say I hate it. But have to say the live pic from sergio looks really terrible....

That explains why....

 
 By: sergio : April 4th, 2019-10:41
an awful lot of women I consider..horrible..are married with children

I like....nothing :-)

 
 By: sergio : April 4th, 2019-16:26
different=better doesn't do it for me.

LOL!!!!!!

 
 By: MTR : April 4th, 2019-18:20
So you have to focus more on the inner qualities of women and watches.... 😊 Ciao, Thomas

Call me weird but I.....

 
 By: sergio : April 5th, 2019-02:40
love..balance..like in the Tao. The in and out must match LOLLLL

LOL

 
 By: MTR : April 5th, 2019-15:49
I wonder if the external values are not preferred by a large number of men... Concerning watches of course!!! ☺️ Ciao, Thomas