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The Deadliest Watch - Panerai Radiomir 685 & 687

Posted: September 7th 2018, 8:56am
by koimaster
Published on Nov 17, 2017

Watchfinder & Co. presents:

In 1936, dive gauge manufacturer Officine Panerai and watchmaker Rolex joined forces to build a watch at the request of the Italian Royal Navy. Intended for use during covert, night-time dives, Panerai's expertise gave what was essentially a complete watch from Rolex that extra level of functionality: a glowing dial. With numerals that shone clear and legible at a consistent and unfaltering rate, the Panerai watch was unstoppable. There was just one tiny problem with it, however—that glowing dial was deadly.