Environment conservation is the top agenda for all watchmakers. Italian luxury timekeeper Panerai is no different. It has been working on inculcating watchmaking ways to preserve the oceans. Gaming giant Razer is a prominent force handholding Panerai in this journey, which continues into the second year with the launch of the new Panerai Luminor Quaranta Razer Special Edition watch.
Developing on the existing line of Luminor Quaranta watches, the Luminor Quaranta Razer is a timepiece that merges Panerai’s horology genius with Razer’s signature aesthetics. The critical point of this collaborative watch, as mentioned earlier, is the commitment to sustainability. Therefore, the watch is made using recycled materials as part of #GoGreenWithRazer initiative. It primarily supports marine species research focusing essentially on the manta ray.
The Luminor Quaranta Razer is sustainably crafted using brushed eSteel (recycled steel) with black DLC coating. Featuring the iconic Razer triple-headed snake (THS) logo on the dial at 6 o’clock and also emblazoned on the caseback; the watch has black Arabic numerals and hour markers filled with Super-LumiNova to light the dial in electric green. The dial makes space for a date window at 3 o’clock while a small green seconds hand circles around a subdial at 9 o’clock.
The interesting timepiece is powered by P.900 caliber movement offering 72 hours of power reserve. It beats at 28,800 bph and is packed within an anti-shock casing for durability. Water resistant up to 100 meters, the Panerai Luminor Quaranta Razer is a limited-edition timepiece with only 500 examples for purchase through the Panerai webstore. This $8,400 special edition luxury watch is paired with a set of two interchangeable straps: a recycled PET strap with green stitching and a swappable rubber strap. To satisfy the ones keeping a record, the Panerai Luminor Quaranta Razer will come in packing made from 72% recycled material.