Congratulations on the piece. When I picked mine up, what I found was that the 992 includes many of the elements I enjoy from Panerai, even though it never existed. The sandwich dial, blued hands, brevettato stamp, 8 day manual wind and bead blasted case feel like they came from another era. What it
It is a wonderful watch and somehow still under rated. It seems to be a watch he could have only made after getting the other watches out of his system. Shot these in the studio with a macro Leica M set up.
Journe asked me to photograph the watch when it came out to see how it worked with different backgrounds. I wore the watch for a few weeks and enjoyed shooting it in the studio. Some shots with the Leica and the others with an iPhone.
Previous I had a 338. It was small, light, flat, manual, and gold hands. However I wanted something with the engraved dial, found blued hands tickle me the same as gold, like the patent stamp (even though it is purely decorative. At 45mm on a 6-¾ wrist it wears comfortably. It os more wearable than