POY has the answer. He told me that yesterday. [nt]
Feb 22, 2011,22:30 PM
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By: amanico : February 22nd, 2011-02:41
I wanted to isolate POY's answer at Samrotandi's original post, to make it clear, and as it is a very interesting information. Here is the original post: panerai.watchprosite.com Here is POY's answer: More info about 5218-206/A (not produced under Panerai...
Kind of crazy
By: grigo : February 22nd, 2011-03:13
Don't think that anything like that could happen today the way brands are managed. Do brands ever subcontract out small series that they don't want to handle inhouse? Best regards, George
Thanks for reposting this Nicolas!
By: i_am_Sam : February 22nd, 2011-03:29
It is interesting to know hidden stories behind the preV watches. Now it is also interesting to know that the 206/a was designed for military purpose. While the others are solely for civilan watch. Thanks best, Sam
I read the original post
By: torromoto : February 22nd, 2011-14:57
without posting a comment...I have been blown away by Poys knowledge in the past and I am glad that we NOT only have such expertise on this forum but also the kind that is being shared..Many txs...Best regards guillermo
That is the reason why I wanted this post to be read.
By: amanico : February 22nd, 2011-22:28
I will save this post a bit later, but along with the Blackseal Slytech, these are ref posts fo perpetual knoweldge. I don't know how many people in the Panerai world have such a knowledge. Best, my friend. Nicolas;
Every 100 hours?
By: BDLJ : February 22nd, 2011-16:35
I am struggling to think what could require changing. Any clues, Nico?
By: BDLJ : February 23rd, 2011-04:25
...just makes me more interested! (Not that I think the bezel on this is anything special...the usual Submersible bezel makes much more sense for a Panerai) POY, can you chime in?
By: Tony A.H : February 23rd, 2011-04:59
thanks Nicolas for clarifying that. but such a PAIN to keep this Watch up and Running .!!! frequent Maintenance, Service, Change Parts ???!!! WOW. who needs that.?? no wonder why it never went to production.!! Cheers Tony
100 hours of use?
By: AnthonyTsai : February 23rd, 2011-20:31
Did you mean 100 hours of turning the bezel? Or 100 hours of the watch running? Cheers, Anthony