Panerai Luminor Marina is a favourite of Paneristis around the world. This special micro-edition for Revolution Magazine’s 10th Anniversary is modeled after the pre-Vendome series.
The 44mm case is Bettarini style in steel is coated in a black DLC finish, giving the case a satiny finish which is quite attractive.
The dial is classical Luminor Marina WW2 layout, with the typical leaf subsidiary hands. The movement is the in-house manufactured P.5000. This movement is hand wound, 4.5 mm thick, 21 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 21,600 alternations/hour. KIF Parechoc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 8 days, two barrels. 127 components.
The only identification to the special edition is engraved on the caseback – “10 Anniversario Revolution” along with the limitation number, this one 027/50 engraved.
A special watch no 00/50 is exclusively created for the Sotheby’s “Important Watches” spring auction for April 2015 in Hong Kong. All proceeds collected will benefit Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association, Queensland, and the donation will be made in the name of Mr. Alan Bloore. Mr. Bloore is a well known Paneristi who was paralyzed from waist down.
Note that even though one piece is numbered 00/50 the total limitation number for this Special Edition is still 50 pieces. No 44/50 is ommited.
Interesting watch which is collectable because of the special edition status, limitation? Or is this just another Panerai Luminor Marina?