There’s something – and perhaps it’s the way the watches echo the burnished metal hue of old-school deep-sea divers’ helmets – that is very (corporate cliché alert) ‘on brand’ about Panerai’s Bronzo portfolio. And, the Panerai Submersible Bronzo – which has just been added to the Italian brand’s core collection, having rapidly garnered iconic status […]
Or deep diving in French Polynesia with Guillaume Néry.
If in any doubt over the potential rare timepieces pack as a viable (and fun) investment, consider the €226,000 price fetched by Renowned French Auction House Artcurial for an ultra-rare Panerai Radiomir Type A that once belonged to Rear Admiral Amedeo Vesco Of The Italian Navy – an establishment which, as most readers will know, […]
If you’ve not heard of Panerai brand ambassador Guillaume Nery, rest assured he’s a pretty decent candidate to have a high-end waterproof dive watch after him. The Nice-born serial champion in constant weight freediving – which involves descent and ascent using only fin propulsion – has smashed the freediving world record four times and won […]
Last year, Panerai opened a boutique on New Bond Street. Now, the Italian brand’s affection for the British capital is asserted again with its first ever London Special Edition – a 44mm Luminor Marina 8 Days Titanio, exclusive to that city’s boutique and limited to a production run of 100 pieces. In-the-know horological buffs will […]
Naval aviation history and sturdy watchmaking serve up serious style and bragging rights.
There’s more that’s new than just the hue.
From the world’s thinnest watch to the number of Swiss watch exports, these digits may surprise you.
And it has had some rather interesting implications for the watch business in 2019.