Panerai published Luminor Submersible PAM 508 in 2013, the watch has a big case diameter of 47mm, matte black ceramic case and is equipped with Panerai in-house P.9000 movement. Its design inspiration comes from Panerai traditional design concept in history, each detail is a perfect fusion of history and watchmaking technology. The outlook of PAM 508 is in dark black, which is like the pitch-dark deep sea. The matte black appearance makes the watch have a mysterious and magnificent style. In replica watch market, we all know that VS factory makes the best Panerai replica watches, each model is classic and has a good reputation in the industry. VS factory pursues perfection in details, their independently developed P.3000 and P.9000 movements have become the most classic models in this industry.
The tough case and angular style make Panerai so unique in Swiss watch industry. The Panerai PAM 508 replica from VS factory inherited the iconic outlook features of Panerai. 47mm case, plus crown bridge, only one word can describe this watch, that is “big”. Like genuine, the replica uses black ceramic as case material, then it is matte finished. The bezel also adopts black ceramic like case, the uni-directional rotating bezel has a luminous pearl and diving markers. Panerai printed the case material name “Ceramica” on its dial. Previous PAM 508 and PAM 441 made in replica watch market did not use real ceramic material, they used stainles steel and then have DLC black coating on surface, now, with the rapid development of watch-making technology, ceramic is widely used by replica watches. Please check the crown bridge, its arc is done perfectly. The round edge of the bezel pearl is a bit higher than the luminescence filled inside, this could give a full protection for the luminous material.
Black dial has three-dimensional hour markers that are filled with Super-LumiNova, so are skeletonized hour and minute hands. Small seconds subdial is positioned at 9 o’clock, the small hand and bar-shaped markers on that subdial are also applied with Super-LumiNova, so in weak or dark light condition, you can still read the time from the dial clearly. Above the black dial, it is a very thick sapphire crystal, which has been coated with colorless AR Coating like genuine PAM 508. The length and width of hour and minute hands are also the same as genuine.
The P.9000 inside is the latest enhanced version from VS factory, they spent two years to research and improve previous clone P.9000 movement. Now, this new P.9000 looks completely the same as genuine P.9000 Caliber. The movement is independently developed by VS factory according to original P.9000, the balance wheel now is set in a right position, the one-piece movement design greatly improves its stability and accuracy, the service life is also extended. Daily error has been tested by professional machine, it is controled within 10 seconds.
The black leather band is a fine match for this black ceramic watch. This pair of leather straps is made of genuine calf skin leather and has a distressed look. Whatever, the band has a suitable width to match the big case, it feels comfortable to wear.