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29 Apr 19
Vintage Panerai and other iconic timepieces under the loupe at Perezcope

Sotheby’s got their hands on an interesting Rolex-made vintage Panerai Ref. 3646 specifically made for German Kampfschwimmers. This watch is part of one of the most fascinating chapters in Panerai’s amazing history. It was first auctioned in 2010 and, as some people pointed out correctly back then, the “original” painted brass dial had been replaced with […]

16 Apr 19
Vintage Panerai and other iconic timepieces under the loupe at Perezcope

A few weeks ago, a strange looking vintage Panerai surfaced on Chrono24 and left many Panerai enthusiasts wondering. To be fair, the watch did not actually surface, it “resurfaced” as the watch is not new to the market. After studying all the pictures provided on various platforms, the sellers’s claim that this is a 1938 […]

04 May 18
Vintage Panerai and other iconic timepieces under the loupe at Perezcope

As this year’s auction season is quickly approaching, the story you are about to read will definitely put you in the right mind set for the upcoming sales. This story combines all hallmarks that make a great crime thriller novel and here is why: A vintage Panerai Ref. 6154 sold in October 2013 by the […]

08 Apr 18
Bob's Watches

Officine Panerai is a luxury Italian watch manufacturer, plus a wholly owned subsidiary of Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A. Giovanni Panerai (1765–1897) opened up his first watch shop in Florence, Italy in 1860, but giovanni’s grandson Guido Panerai (1873–1934) expanded the watch shop “Orologeria Svizzera” plus took over his wife’s family business, a mechanical workshop, thus […]