Panerai Replica's iconic and incredibly original UR-103 watch, which was first introduced in 2003, attracted a lot attention and received a well-deserved award. The innovative idea of displaying the time by four satellites in orbit earned the company fame and a lot of attention. The brand discontinued production of the flagship model seven years later. Panerai Replica has revived the concept, and created a timepiece called Panerai Replica UR103 Phoenix Watch exclusively for the Only Watch charity auction 2011.
The UR-103 is adorned with a phoenix symbol, which represents its rebirth from ashes. This symbol is perfectly fitting for the auction's cause,panerai replica which requires a great deal of resistance and resilience.
You will immediately notice the unusual dial of this wristwatch. It has orbiting satellites which display the hours as they pass the arc at the bottom, which represents minutes. Each satellite has three hour numbers and rotates a third of a circular as it approaches crown.
This display system is both original and functional. It also provides superior legibility. The satellites can be leaned so that the wearer can tell the time without turning their wrist. This is very useful, especially while driving. It is also very helpful that the hours and minutes are both luminescent.
This unique display calls for a movement to match - the manually wound UR 3,03 movement, which operates at 3Hz with a 36 hour power reserve.Bell & Ross Replica Watches On the back of case is the indication of remaining power reserve, along with the dials for 15-minutes or 60-seconds.
The UR-103's uniqueness is also evident in the unusual shape of its case, which measures 50 mm tall, 36 mm across and 13.5 mm deep. The case is made of white gold polished, and the back case is titanium with Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition. The phoenix motif is another amazing feature visible on the case. It was hand-decorated Jean-Vincent Huguein, a master engraver.
The Panerai Replica UR103 Phoenix also features a sapphire glass with an antireflective finish. The timepiece is also able to withstand pressure up to 30 meters. This unique wristwatch features a black alligator band that is secured with a deployment clasp.