|WWT Shows||CLICK TO: Join and Support Internet Horology Club 185™||IHC185™ Forums|
|<! the next weird code puts some space on the left>||
• Check Out Our... •
• TWO Book Offer! •
Reply to Post
Has anyone heard of Panerai wristwatches? Saw one today on ebay with a starting bid of $11,500. Was listed as vintage, maybe 1970's. Just wondering!!!
Pocket Watch Moderator
NAWCC Member 143979
yes Panerai watches have been around for about 140 years. They were originally founded in Florence Italy by Guido Panerai & Figlio. They became a supplier of timepieces to the Italian Navy. They developed some very unique looking , and very rugged watches which have now become extremely fashionable. Today they produce high qulaity, waterproof watches, most of which have their patented crown locking mechanism. Current prices for their new models run anywhere between $3K - $12K.
Panerai watches have developed alkmost a "cult like" following.
NAWCC Member 112999
Chapter 124 Lone Star Member
Internet Horology Chapter Member 321
|Powered by Social Strata|