Like PAM 127, PAM 217 is also very popular, both are classic Panerai watches that still keep some features of old PAMs. 127 and 217 were discontinued in production before, now they are available again. PAM 127 and 217 now are produced by XF factory, before, many watch factories manufactured PAM 127 replica, including ZF, XF and Noob, PAM 217 was only made by Noob before, but it has been not available for years, now XF makes it, it is a good news for our watch fans who want one lefty PAM.
There are two big features of PAM 217, the biggest feature is its crown bridge that is positioned on the left side of the case, so, it is very suitable for people who want to wear the watch on their right hand, another iconic feature lies in its bubble crystal face that is domed, yes, it is also the feature of PAM 127. It is a real domed sapphire crystal.
PAM 217 is a big Panerai watch that is 47mm in case diameter, like most Panerai Submersible watches, PAM 217 is also very thick, I think it is because of its movement, the case thickness is up to 17.5mm, even thicker than most replicas of Panerai Submersible made by VS factory.
Black dial is covered by domed sapphire crystal, the entire dial adopts sandwiched structure, small seconds subdial is positioned at 3 o’clock, hour markers are skeletonized, big Arabic numbers 3-6-9-12 are very classic.Under dark conditions, you can see strong green lume light emitting from hands and hollow hour markers. See-through crystal back allows you to appreciate the beauty of the best manual-winding 6497 movement, which is correctly decorated.
By the way, the replica PAM 217 from XF is equipped with a black leather band, if you want to change another pair of straps, it is very easy to change the band, you know, many people bought Panerai watches just because it can bring fun to then when changing the band.