- A limited edition stainless steel wristwatch with 8-day power reserveLuminor Panerai 1950 8-Days, circa 2005, no.124/150, PAM00203
- width 47mm.
Accompanied by Panerai Certificate, Specification Certificate, spare strap and screwdriver for strap change, leather wallet containing instructions and leaflet, bar coded swing tag and a hard bound book in Italian by Spertini, M & Bagnasco, E, entitled: I Mezzi D'Assalto Della Xa Flottiglia Mas 1940-1945. The whole contained with a very large wood veneered presentation case, card outer box and additional shipping card box with Panerai bar coded label.
The present wristwatch incorporates a manually wound Angelus calibre 8-day movement with a 192 hour power reserve. Panerai located a series of these movements which were originally used in some sections of the armed forces in the 1940s. Refurbished by Panerai, these movements were incorporated into the "1950" model in a limited edition of 150 pieces of which the present lot is numbered 124.
A similar wristwatch was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong "Panerai - A Collection of Exclusive Timepieces", October 6th, 2006, lot 307.