Panerai News

Chris Pratt Wears the Panerai PAM573 at the Oscars

Chris Pratt Panerai Pam573

Ever since becoming a die hard Panerai enthusiast, I have noticed myself catching different celebrities wearing the timepiece I love so much. It’s gotten so bad that my wife has joined in on the fun spotting Panerais all over the silver screen and TV. Only a few weeks ago at the Golden Globes, Chris Pratt wore the amazing Panerai PAM576 …

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The History of the Officine Panerai Logo

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We see it all the time, the iconic “OP” Officine Panerai logo, but most of us don’t know the simple history and reasoning behind it. From the outside looking in it’s simple enough right? It’s an “O” and a “P” how much more could there be? Well according to Mario Paci who was the Former Chief Engineer of Panerai from …

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Officine Panerai SIHH 2015 – Panerai Central Live Update from Geneva


SIHH2015 is set to start this Monday in Geneva, Switzerland and Panerai Central has the luxury of being there first hand to bring our followers Panerai’s new releases.  Panerai Central has been able to secure an up close and personal first look at the pieces so make sure you bookmark this page as we continue to add content daily. We will also …

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Officine Panerai SIHH 2015 Sneak Preview


With SIHH2015 only a few days away Officine Panerai has released a series of videos on their website with one of them hinting at a completely new Submersible line in the works. Panerai Central will be front and center when the first bell goes off to bring you all the latest news and pictures of the latest offerings from Panerai. …

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Prototype Panerai 5218-209 Finds a New Home

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If you ask any collector, whether it is watches, cars, sports memorabilia, or even art; there is always a “GRAIL” piece. The one item that for these collectors will elude them for years until that faithful moment when all the stars align and they are able to obtain the piece that will hopefully fulfill them. A good buddy and IG friend of …

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The Forgotten Work of Panerai – Historic Wrist Instruments

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It goes without saying, that Panerai’s are true “tool watches”. As the now commonly known story goes, their earliest timepieces, containing Rolex-made movements, were originally produced for divers and frogmen of the Italian Navy. In recent years, we’ve seen vintage references like the 6152/1 and 6154 command astonishing prices at auction, which has subsequently caused a shift in focus, away …

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Panerai teams up with Artcurial for “Panerai Only” Auction

On December 8th, 2014, Officine Panerai will be teaming up with Artcurial in Paris to auction off some of the rarest and most sought after pieces in Panerai’s illustrious history. This event is being dubbed the “Panerai Only” event with perviews going on of these pieces starting November 4th and lasting till December 7th. The three previews will be in Geneva …

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Panerai PAM598 Radiomir 3 Days GMT Oro Rosso


Watches and Wonders 2014 features a piece that I personally have grown to love. The Panerai PAM598 3 Days GMT Oro Rosso (rose gold) 47m. Last year I fell in low with the PAM538 boutique edition with it’s rose gold Radiomir case and blue dial and with this release they have pleased a lot of fans with the same combo …

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Panerai PAM785 Special Edition Box Set


One of the coolest sets to come out in a long time from Panerai is the PAM785 Special edition limited to 500 units featuring pieces from the Black Seal and Daylight from the Pre-Vendome era.

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Panerai PAM558 Radiomir 1940 Tourbillon GMT Oro Rosso


Officine Panerai has unveiled a brand new Tourbillon piece at this years Watches and Wonders in Hong Kong. The Panerai PAM558 Radiomir 1940 Tourbillon GMT Oro Rosso in 48mm is a site to behold. This piece featuring a Tourbillon regular, second time zone and power reserve of 6 days is definitely geared to an enthusiasts who are looking for a …

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