From what I understand, untreated steel is much softer, while 316L used in most watches are harder. When measured in Vickers, I see that PT is 125 vs mild steel is 130 vs 316L steel is 155, which is nearly 25% different.
I guess to summarize my concerns: 1) color mismatch (not that worried as the case is brushed and the PT and steel don’t look too different on the Panoretrograph PT case vs the GO Panograph 21mm bracelet 2) steel (if it’s 316 or harder) being harder than platinum may have the endlinks grinding agains
The raden & urushi work must be seen in person. It has so much depth, translucence and opalescence that it can’t easily be captured on photo. The craft highlights Japan’s classical arts all in one dial
Bulgari really hit it out of the park w/ their OF bracelets, especially the clasps. Conforms low on your wrist! When the Repeater was originally released, it came in a strap but I immediately swapped for their bracelet. Such a perfect combo. I’m a big fan black steel OF and it would be lovely to see
I just wanted to thank everyone on this thread for your suggestions. I ended up with the PT after having both in my hand. Both PRG dials were so hard to capture in terms on color and texture. But the PT won out quite easily for me due to the following reasons: 1) egg shell beige + blue hands on the