The means is one thing. The authenticity is another thing.
Jan 21, 2012,00:20 AM
When 300 to 400 only are not questionnable, and that there are way much more on the market, the authenticity is the issue number one.
The means are secondary, IMO.
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SIHH 2012: OFFICINE PANERAI
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-03:19
The authenticity of a Panerai watch is expressed in its loyalty to the history of the brand and in the innovative research that ensures its technological excellence. The SIHH 2012 collection reinterprets the Luminor and the Radiomir with the most original...
PAM 00438 : TUTTONERO LUMINOR 1950 3 DAYS GMT AUTOMATIC CERAMICA – 44MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-03:49
Officine Panerai presents a new and unique watch: Tuttonero. With a Luminor 1950 case and the classic Panerai bracelet in ceramics, Tuttonero is made entirely of matt black ceramic: a watch with extraordinary aesthetic impact, which is faithful to the Pan...
PAM 00441 : LUMINOR 1950 3 DAYS GMT AUTOMATIC CERAMICA – 44MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-04:08
Movement: Automatic mechanical, Panerai P.9001 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 13¾ lignes, 7.9 mm thick, 29 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 28,800 alternations/hour. Incabloc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 3 days, two barrels. 229 comp...
PAM 00396 : LUMINOR 1950 TOURBILLON GMT CERAMICA – 48MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-04:25
A great speciality of haute horlogerie, the tourbillon regulator has been reinterpreted in a sophisticated and innovative manner in the new Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Ceramica. The Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Ceramica is a watch of great character, offer...
PAM 00395 : RADIOMIR 8 DAYS GMT ORO ROSSO (Special Edition) – 45MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-04:39
Loyalty to its historic origins perfectly blended with elegance and sophistication: these are the characteristic features of the new Radiomir 8 Days GMT Oro Rosso. The classic aesthetic of the Radiomir, here in red gold in the 45mm size, is combined with ...
It's definitely nice...
By: dxboon : January 17th, 2012-12:48
...but even if they choose to go with the larger plates for their P.9000 models in steel, I would be okay with that. Panerais have a legitimate tool watch history, and the more robust movement designs are not inappropriate -- as long as the price points d...
By: Jester : January 18th, 2012-03:00
that this is exceptional. I certainly hope to see more on the future models. Would be curious to see if there's any price premium being placed on the skeletonizing of the movement. I guess a comparison between the current list of 289 and 395, once availab...
PAM 00399 : RADIOMIR 1940 – 47MM (Special Edition)
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-05:08
RADIOMIR 1940 - 47 MM Special Edition RADIOMIR 1940 ORO ROSSO - 47 MM Special Edition A new chapter in the history of the most famous watch designed for underwater military operations lives again in the new Radiomir 1940, two new Special Edition watches w...
I second you opinion Anthony
By: aldossari_faisal : January 17th, 2012-14:42
but are they serious 100 watch only?... thats even smaller than to describe it as a small number... Faisal
By: edwardwchang : January 16th, 2012-09:15
that 30m water resistance better be a mistake....
my guess is, the crown ...
By: P@trick@Belgium : January 17th, 2012-10:11
maybe not screwn in .... which makes it vulnarable, can't see an other weak point on the watch as not to make it 100m waterproof as many others with a plexiglass and a saphir back ...............
What i think first
By: sub : January 17th, 2012-12:27
about a Panerai is that it's a dive watch "from the depths of the sea" .... not from the beach
PAM 00398 : RADIOMIR 1940 ORO ROSSO – 47MM (Special Edition)
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-05:21
Unique edition of 100 units Movement: Hand-wound mechanical,exclusive Panerai OP XXVII calibre, base Minerva 1617, 16¾ lignes, 18 jewels, Glucydur ® balance, 18,000 alternations/hour. KIF Parechoc ® anti-shock device. Power reserve 55 hours...
PAM 00422 : LUMINOR MARINA 1950 3 DAYS – 47MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-05:54
LUMINOR MARINA 1950 3 DAYS - 47 MM LUMINOR 1950 3 DAYS POWER RESERVE - 47 MM The Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days and the Luminor 1950 3 Days Power Reserve express the excellent combination of vintage design and technology which makes Panerai watches unique. Th...
PAM 00423 : LUMINOR 1950 3 DAYS POWER RESERVE – 47MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-06:03
Movement: Hand-wound mechanical,Panerai P.3002 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 16½ lignes, 6.3 mm thick, 21 jewels, Glucydur ® balance, 21,600 alternations/ hour. Incabloc ® anti-shock device. Power reserve 3 days, two barrels. 208 c...
PAM 00424 : RADIOMIR CALIFORNIA 3 DAYS – 47MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-06:21
The Radiomir, one of the icons of international haute horlogerie, lives again in the new Radiomir California 3 Days and the Radiomir S.L.C. 3 Days, two models which represent a tribute to the history of Officine Panerai and to the watch which has constitu...
Thank You Kong.I like the 448 BUT
By: dreamer8 : January 18th, 2012-01:49
it is an LE of 500. I had my name on a list with a Boutique since 7/911 when 390 was confirmed and I am still waiting for the call.The 390 Is LE of 2000. Cheers,dreamer
PAM 00425 : RADIOMIR S.L.C. 3 DAYS – 47MM
By: Kong : January 16th, 2012-06:29
Movement: Hand-wound mechanical, Panerai P.3000 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 16½ lignes, 5.3 mm thick, 21 jewels, Glucydur ® balance, 21,600 alternations/hour. Incabloc ® anti-shock device. Power reserve 3 days, two barrels. 160 components. Func...
By: brett_nyc : January 16th, 2012-12:14
This one is my favorite of the show. 373 is way out of reach and the 2012 SE with this dial will be next to impossible to get. I do hope they leave off the pig though on this one though. Overall it's interesting to see Panerai build out their vintage re-e...
By: edwardwchang : January 16th, 2012-09:19
looks like PAM390 is still king for those of us with slender Elven wrists
PAM 00449 : RADIOMIR S.L.C. 3 DAYS – 47MM (Special Edition LE to 500 pcs)
By: Kong : January 17th, 2012-06:41
Special Editions Radiomir S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449) Unique edition of 500 units Movement: Hand-wound mechanical, Panerai P.3000 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 16½ lignes, 5.3 mm thick, 21 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 21,600 alternations/hour. Incablo...
BluNotte...this has to be on your list!
By: ocwatching : January 17th, 2012-13:32
unless you got the 373? I love the 449 and 448. I just need to clarify if this is Boutique only. Hope you are well Stephen!
Of course it is!
By: BluNotte : January 17th, 2012-16:52
Do you know how long i'v been waiting for a 2533 hommage Phil? Since day one with Panerai! I didnt get the 373, would not cause it is not authentic ( As much as i love Platinum, but not for a Panerai, and the brown dial, ewww). Now , this with the blued h...
By: aldossari_faisal : January 17th, 2012-14:53
Cant get any better than this DNA... the Queens of the show .in here. Faisal
By: BluNotte : January 17th, 2012-16:53
What more could we all want? I 'd say a huge applause specifically only for the 449! Stephen
By: aldossari_faisal : January 21st, 2012-00:28
so the authenticity is an issue which is worse than i expected.... Best Faisal
I don't see it as a problem
By: donwest : January 21st, 2012-20:17
I've worked on many vintage Panerai and have a long list of details that allow me to say "authentic" is not a problem to determine. The miracle workers will never replicate the most intricate details or materials. So we can move forward with confidence wh...
here is photo of pre prototype
By: patrickh : January 21st, 2012-23:04
but this watch will not be the final version. Just for information. Here is a wristshot of the model which is on all official documents LE book, web site ... My favorite this year. PANERAI, please do not change it until launch. Patrickh...
By: Tony A.H : January 18th, 2012-05:47
THANK YOU for sharing. i'm Glad that i'm Not so Crazy about the New Release !! that's Equal to NOT Buying New Watches this Year.. the only 2 i like is the 339 which is way beyond my Means. and the other one is the 449 . sorry for being a bit Negative. Che...