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Panerai PAM 249 Radiomir California Dial. Two nice pictures.

 
 By: amanico : May 8th, 2019-14:05
Credit picture: Christies. 




This watch is so hard to take in picture that there are very fe correct pictures of it. 

The " Cali " is certainly one of my favorite Radiomir Wire Lugs. This dial is incredibly beautiful. 

The happy owners among us are lucky! 

Best,

Nicolas

the dial is stunning

 
 By: Tyo : May 8th, 2019-14:17
way too big for my wrist 

suberb photos !! The 249 is also my favorite Radiomir, with the 721 ... And if i can, i would love to have both [nt]

 
 By: leopold : May 8th, 2019-14:21
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A pity, it is such a great looking watch! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 8th, 2019-21:58
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Thanks Nico for the nice description, no idea it was so sought after (and with a much higher value than MSRP) given that they made 1936...here's mine that I'll see again in a couple weeks:-)

 
 By: FabR : May 8th, 2019-15:08




Splendid... I miss mine a lot! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 8th, 2019-22:09
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Something special about the 249

 
 By: JohnFM : May 8th, 2019-15:40
These photos show off the dial, lume, and hand colors well. Nice color combination and vintage look without going overboard. (Not that going overboard would be a problem — you’re wearing a Panerai and the Marina Militare would be there soon to rescue) 😉

Good one, John, and very well said. One of my very favorite modern Panerai. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 8th, 2019-22:10
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I have this one in the collection unworn.

 
 By: Bill : May 8th, 2019-15:48
Pretty sad. But it was my second i liked them so much. 

Now i just have this one only. 






Panerai Pam 249 unworn.


I said that they made a lot...:-)) [nt]

 
 By: FabR : May 8th, 2019-16:25
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:)))) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 8th, 2019-22:09
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I don’t think I have enough willpower to keep that one off my wrist! [nt]

 
 By: aperna : May 8th, 2019-18:11
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I enjoyed my first 249 a lot. But i purchased two at the same time.

 
 By: Bill : May 8th, 2019-21:24
i worn one for a while until another collector charmed it off my wrist and the second one remains in the box new. 















Superb wrist shots! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 8th, 2019-21:59
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Love that strap!

 
 By: JohnFM : May 9th, 2019-00:29
What is it? ;-)

+1. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 9th, 2019-01:50
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Nice....NICE...

 
 By: sergio : May 9th, 2019-02:43
set of wrists shots, Bill. The "subject" it's pretty fantastic too smile

Great shots Bill!! You are a lucky owner of a NOS Pam 249!! wow!! Are you putting in use some day? I know it´s hard to take those plastics and tags away...

 
 By: Subexplorer : May 9th, 2019-07:24
A superb Panerai indeed! Cheers! Abel

The second time around it is a little weird. [nt]

 
 By: Bill : May 9th, 2019-07:49
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Ha ha !! Yes, I can understand that!! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : May 9th, 2019-08:00
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Tsss, Bill, it is made to be loved! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 8th, 2019-21:56
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They say one never forgets his first love....

 
 By: sergio : May 9th, 2019-02:48
I'll never part from my first....Panerai. The best picture I've seen, of a 249, so far.....





Image obtained on the Web all the credits to the author.

Ciao caro Sergio! An stunning shot indeed!! And a superb Pam it is!! Ciao my dear friend!! Abel [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : May 9th, 2019-08:02
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Ciao bello, nice to see you...posting :-) [nt]

 
 By: sergio : May 9th, 2019-10:45
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Ciao dear friend!! I´m having a bit of fun here just to cover my anxiety. Will send you a PM soon as I´m expecting news... hopefuly good news. [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : May 9th, 2019-13:22
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Love this dial and hands... incredible shot as well [nt]

 
 By: darrony : May 13th, 2019-23:08
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Yes, Darrony. A very special one. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 13th, 2019-23:15
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Terrific. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : May 13th, 2019-23:14
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A great Panerai and great shots! As you well say dear Nicolas...

 
 By: Subexplorer : May 9th, 2019-07:37
... not easy to photograph.

I was very fortunate to find one in a very great condition and full set about a year ago. I couldn’t let it pass! Lol!!

Cheers! Abrazos mi amigo! Abel






Your Pam 249 looks fabulous on you.

 
 By: Bill : May 9th, 2019-07:52
I can say I did enjoy the first time round my 249 when we had to order 6 months in advance and hope for an allocation.

I did not set out to buy two but i got on two lists and forgot about one.

Fun story.

Enjoy
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