Since I’m a Panerai replicas fan I had to get the replica Panerai PAM604 Radiomir. As I was telling you in some of my first reviews, the California dial is my favorite and, combined with the Firenze bezel, it’s a killer watch I had to have.
Panerai is one of the most iconic luxury watches brand. Loved by some, hated by few, it certainly makes a big impact when you see one. If you ask me, they are very east to recognize. The big, bulky case and the several dial models make it obvious that we’re talking about a Panerai timepiece. These watches were the first to glow in the dark of the depth of the seas. Panerai was actually the supplier for the Royal Italian Navy. This is how their history begun. I’ve always been fascinated by Panerai’s beginnings. Not many knew about these watches since they were a top military secret. These divers’ watches have accompanied the Italian Navy frogmen in many secret underwater missions during World War II. During those times measuring time wasn’t only a necessity, it was a matter of life and death and Panerai was the unique provider of measurement and precision underwater instruments for the Royal Italian Navy. But enough about its history. Let’s see what this watch is all about.
Replica Panerai PAM604 Radiomir- Looks & Feel
About the Radiomir, if you were curious about where does its name come from, I will tell you. Radiomir comes from radium, an element used in the making of these watches. The PAM isn’t an exact replica. It combines elements from the Firenze 3 days Acciaio with the California dial. If you’ve read some of my previous replica reviews, you may remember that I’ve always had a thing for replica Panerai watches with this dial. So, finding this Panerai Radiomir replica felt like a stroke of luck. I also have the replica 3 days Acciaio replica, but I like this one more. It has a more unique feel and I like unique watches.
Going into the details, the result of the engraving you can see on the sides, looks amazing. I’m pretty sure it’s not handmade since we’re talking about a replica here, but it sure looks good. It enhances the vintage feel also given by the California Dial. As you can see below, the California dial displays a cool pattern of unique roman numerals, dashes and arabic numerals. It’s simple, yet unique. It has both a vintage and modern feel and it matches the engraved case. The lack of complications makes the engravings stand out. I checked to see if the numerals glow in the dark and they do.
The leather strap feels sturdy and the stitching on it look spot on. It looks just like the real deal.
Replica Panerai PAM604 Radiomir- Movement
The movements make the difference between a low quality replica and a Panerai replica high quality. This new baby is powered by Japanese automatic movements. That means that it does a great job at keeping time. About the power reserves, it lasts between 35 and up to 40 hours. I can wear it for up to two days without worrying about it.
Replica Panerai PAM604 Radiomir- The Fold
To conclude, I am glad I added this baby to my collection. I’ve always been a fan of the minimalism of the California dial. Combined with the 3 days Firenze Acciaio makes this a great watch. It’s a one of a kind Panerai watch. This brand creates some truly unique designs. I am always eager to see new models from these guys. So, adding a new PAM to my collection was a natural step. About it not being the mirror image of the original, I wouldn’t worry about it. The dials are quite similar and few people can call themselves true connoisseurs. The watch feels heavy and bulky, just how I like it to be. If feels really good wearing it.
Let me know what do you think about this Replica Panerai PAM604 Radiomir in the comments section. Is this one of my best Panerai replica review yet?