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  • Manufacturer: Panerai
    Year: Circa 2012
    Reference No: PAM00845
    Movement No: 623'913
    Case No: BB1481065
    Model Name: Luminor Sealand Florida Panther
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, OP III, 21 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Brown Officine Panerai leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel Panerai buckle
    Dimensions: 50 mm. wide
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Officine Panerai undated Limited Warranty Certificate, Certificate confirming the present watch is numbered 44 of a limited edition of 50 pieces, Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres Watch Rate Certificate, additional rubber strap, product literature, instruction manual, leather wallet, watch tool, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.
    Provenance: Property from An Important Collector

  • Provenance

    Property from An Important Collector

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present watch, PAM00845 in stainless steel, features an intricately engraved hinged cover displaying a panther resting on a tree, surrounded by gold flora. Underneath the hinged cover lies the dial with luminescent accents and hands.

    In almost like new condition, the present watch displays Panerai's unique design and is sure to charm even the most discerning of collectors.

  • Artist Biography


    Italian • 1860

    Known for its robust designs and large case sizes, Officine Panerai was established in 1860 by Giovanni Panerai in Florence, Italy. Around 1900, Giovanni's grandson Guido Panerai took over, and Panerai became the supplier to the Regia Marina — the Royal Italian Navy. After supplying the navy with high-precision instruments for a number of years, Officine Panerai created Radiomir, a radium-based powder that gives luminosity to the dials of sighting instruments and devices. By 1936, the Royal Italian Navy approached Panerai again with the request to design a watch resistant to extreme underwater conditions. The watch they created became known as the "Radiomir".

    Panerai's watches made during the early twentieth century era were comprised of cases designed and manufactured by Rolex SA, with Cortébert, a Swiss manufacturer, supplying the majority of their movements. The most recognizable designs from the firm are the Radiomir and Luminor. To date, vintage models from the first half of the 1900s, such as the reference 3646 and 6152 models, remain the most desirable among collectors.

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Ref. PAM00845
A fine stainless steel limited-edition cushion-shaped wristwatch with concealed dial and date

Circa 2012
50 mm. wide
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$96,000 - 150,000 

Sold for HK$125,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

Hong Kong Auction 1 December 2015 11am