Important Watches, Collector's Wrist...

Hong Kong, Jun 08, 2001

LOT 121

Officine Panerai , "Luminor Panerai - Marina Militare" - No. P.0019, Ref. 5218-202/A, made in 1993.Fine and large, water-resistant down to 30 atm., cushion-shaped, titanium nitrate treated stainless steel, military diving wristwatch, with two original water-repellent leather bands and Panerai buckles.

HKD 36,000 - 39,000

USD 4,500 - 5,000

Sold: HKD 35,650

C. three-body, satiné black, screwed case back, straight lugs, manual winding system with impermeability security lever on the crown protection D. brass on a black background with ISO 8/3 tritium-coated Arabic numerals and indexes. ?Bâton? tritium-coated hands. M. 16 ''', rhodium-plated, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 17 jewels, lever escapement, Glucidur balance, 4 adjustments, shock-absorber, self-compensating flatbalance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 50 x 53 mm.Weight : 125 g.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1 - 01


This watch is in new condition and is the pre-series of the new Italian Navy Panerai wristwatches.The first four watches were given to the following engineers, who participated in the construction of the watch. No 01 - Engineer Zei No 03 - Engineer Zavattaro No 02 - Engineer Latini No 04 - Deputy Chief PrincipalThe last deliveries of Panerai to foreign military forces were made in the 1950's. They had several Army Forces for clients, including the "Kampf Schwimmer" of the German secret services. Nevertheless, the Florentine manufacture went on with its production of precision instruments, but produced exclusively for the Italian Navy.