The steel Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT replica watch, inspired by a vintage watch used by the Italian navy, features the brand’s P.9001 in-house movement. Caliber family P.9000, which debuted in 2009, is the second line of in-house movements developed by Panerai.
Swiss-made fake Panerai Luminor 1950 3 days GMT watch along with Caliber P.9001, which powers the watch in this test, the family includes the basic P.9000 (with no second time zone or power-reserve display), the P.9002 (with power-reserve display on the front) and the P.9003 that comes in the recently presented Panerai Luminor 1950 3 days GMT 24h (with a 24h scale). Despite its lower price tag, the 3 Days GMT provides almost everything the 10 Days offers: a second time zone (but without a day-night display for the 12-hour hand), a power-reserve display (but positioned on the back and nonlinear) and a return-to-zero mechanism for the seconds hand, which is triggered when you extract the crown into the hand-setting position.
The Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT copy watch is a faithful interpretation of the original Panerai Luminor model, which debuted in 1950 as a watch for Italian Navy divers. but it isn’t essentially different from other Panerai watches. And judging by the staying power of Panerai’s retro design, the Luminor 3 Days will probably be just as appealing to collectors 10 years from now – which cannot be said about every contemporary watch.The unmistakable family resemblance of its products is both a strength and a weakness of this brand: if you aren’t fond of this one’s design, you probably won’t find any other Panerai model to suit you. On the other hand, every Panerai watch is immediately recognizable to the brand’s many fans.
Furthermore, the Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT does boast several details that distinguish it from other Panerai watches. The sandwich-style dial of the Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT, another Panerai trademark, is as beautiful as ever, with an underlying layer of glow-in-the-dark Super-LumiNova topped by an opaque dial pierced with apertures for the numerals and indices that mark the hours. This gives the watch greater depth, keeps it faithful to its historic predecessors, and also explains the open, “stencil” design of the digits 6 and 9. The crystals above the dials in other members of this collection are highly domed, but this one is only slightly curved, a difference that we appreciated. Though this model has a variety of functions, its dial doesn’t look cluttered: the hand for the second time zone can be concealed under the hour hand for the local time, and the power-reserve display is positioned out of sight on the back.
All in all, and despite its large 44-millimeter diameter, the Swiss-made Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT replica watch is quite comfortable to wear.