By TLex It's got the looks, it's certainly got quality and at 44mm it's even reasonably well sized, but with a less than adequate 50m depth rating, the Paninaro Diver Chrono is only a diver in name, which is a shame because the design seems to work very well, everything from the internal bezel and handset, to the fit and finish of the case. If it'd been 2 or 300m rated I think you'd probably already heard of it.
RODOLPHE claim the Chrono Diver to be " an object to die for " (read below) I 'll have to respectfully disagree with that statement, however it'd make the perfect safe queen for the hardened desk diver, or those who are very careful with their watches, but certainly not worth dying for! Time to enjoy some pretty pictures . .
From Rodolphe No half measures for this PANINARO CHRONO DIVER. It proudly sports its contrasts together with its powerful and distinctive lines. Deep brilliant black and dazzling white, rubber for the strap, PVD for the case and buckle, this watch is an object to die for, which RODOLPHE has designed as an uncompromisingly sporty and streamlined piece.
The perfect integration of the strap revealing the horns of the case, the dial with its rotating internal flange and its steel applied chapters, together with the ornamental hands, are simply the most visible elements which bring out the exceptional aesthetic qualities of this sporty timepiece.
With a power-reserve of more than 40 hours, the automatic chronograph movement made entirely in Switzerland, like all the components of RODOLPHE watches, gives a clear and easily readable indication of the functions that are essential for daily use : hours, minutes and seconds with a complete chronograph and big date display.