12 December 2008
PANERAI. A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND HELIUM ESCAPE VALVE
SIGNED PANERAI, LUMINOR AUTOMATIC CHRONO, CASE NO. PB510381, NO. F0464/1500, CIRCA 2004
Nickel-finished lever movement, 37 jewels, black matte dial, luminescent Arabic and baton numerals, luminescent hands, three engine-turned grey subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, aperture for date between 4 and 5 o'clock, cushion-shaped water-resistant-type case, bezel calibrated for tachometer, two chronograph buttons in the band, helium escape valve, protective bridge and security lever lock, case, dial and movement signed, stainless steel Panerai double deployant clasp
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Accompanied by a Paneria cardboard slipcase, wood presentation box, setting pin, polish cloth, certificate and instructions.
Please note that this lot is not fitted with a helium gas escape value as currently stated in the catalogue.
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