16 May 2016,
Price realised CHF 11,250
Estimate CHF 9,000 - CHF 15,000
Panerai. A very rare and massive stainless steel wrist depth gauge with diver’s knife
Signed Luminor, Panerai, Metri, circa 1940
Black matte dial, outer dot and Arabic 2.5 meters luminous divisions, inner baton five meters luminous divisions, central transparent luminous hand, massive stainless steel case, back secured by six screws, inner double ring secured by six screws locking case and case back together, Perspex dome, stainless steel buckle, case and dial signed
69.5 mm. width, 90.5 mm length, 39.5 mm. heigth
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
For a description and illustration of a Panerai depth gauge see The Panerai in Florence by Dino Zei, pp. 70 & 71.
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