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    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2967

    PANERAI. A RARE AND UNUSUAL OVERSIZED LIMITED EDITION STAINLESS STEEL LEFT-HANDER'S WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PANERAI, MODEL "MARINA MILITARE", NO.0460/1000, INDIVIDUAL NO. OP6645BB1164014, REF. PAM217, CIRCA 2005

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    PANERAI. A RARE AND UNUSUAL OVERSIZED LIMITED EDITION STAINLESS STEEL LEFT-HANDER'S WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PANERAI, MODEL "MARINA MILITARE", NO.0460/1000, INDIVIDUAL NO. OP6645BB1164014, REF. PAM217, CIRCA 2005

    Cal. OP XI nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, Glucydur balance with Nivarox spring, swan-neck regulator, the dial consisting of two discs, the lower coated with "Super Luminova" visible through the cut out Arabic and baton numerals in the black matte upper disc, luminous steel hands, subsidiary seconds, in oversized distinctive cushion-shaped water-resistant-type case with thick domed crystal, downturned lugs, trademark crown protecting bridge with lever lock inscribed REG. T.M., screw on glazed display back, together with a stainless steel Panerai buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    47 mm. diam.


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    US$3,900-5,000
    EUR2,800-3,700

    The reference PAM217 is the reproduction of a unique piece, the reference 6152/1, delivered to the Italian Military Marines in the early 1950s and thus carry the illustrious appellation Marina Militare coveted by collectors the world over.
    This model was released in 2005 as part of a limited edition of 1,000 pieces only.