panda watch dial

What exactly is a Panda dial?

 Heuer Carrera (reference 2447SN)

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Usually ranging in the colour combinations of black and white, a “Panda Dial” is a type of watch design that features various sub-elements in dark tones in contrast to a light coloured watch dial.

panda dial

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This design was very sought after in the ’60s and ’70s and has a few variations. Some include the: “Reverse” Panda Dial as seen above. The dial base colour is black, and the subdials are white.

semi panda dial

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Here is a Semi-Panda variation. The base colour is white and the dial is black.

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Another variation can include the Vertical Panda Dial. It has contrasting sub-dials in a vertical design.

Here is one of our more budget-friendly options with a Panda dial:

certina panda dial

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