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Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
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Panerai Luminor Marina
PAM 00001 A Series Tritium NOS
Price on request
+ Rs.10,011 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days Steel Black
Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days
8gg Ref. Pam 510
Rs.652,922
+ Rs.21,764 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Carbon 42mm Black No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
42mm 3 Days Automatic Carbotech - Unworn - With Box And Papers
Rs.1,262,317
+ Rs.6,877 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Base Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Base
PAM 00112
Rs.391,753
+ Rs.8,619 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Bronze 47mm Brown
Panerai Luminor Submersible
PAM00968
Rs.1,601,836
+ Rs.43,528 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Base Ceramic Black
Panerai Luminor Base
GMT Bucherer Blue PAM01176
Rs.832,756
+ Rs.8,244 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Chrono Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Chrono
45 Chronograph Daylight PAM250 PAM00250 1A Condition Full Set 2007
Rs.522,251
+ Rs.2,525 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Base Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Base
Marina Base ref. PAM00112 SERVICED
Rs.430,929
+ Rs.8,619 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm White
Panerai Luminor Marina
Tritium #34;t Swiss T" A-serie Luminor Marina
Rs.426,576
+ Rs.26,117 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Bronze 47mm Brown No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
PAM 00968
Rs.1,622,009
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Carbon 47mm Black No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
Marina Militare Carbotech - 47mm NEW 2022 B&P
Rs.1,371,966
+ Rs.11,575 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic Steel 44mm Blue Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic
44mm
Rs.741,153
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
excellent condition - With box and papers
Rs.378,695
+ Rs.8,619 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Titanium 44mm Blue Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
44mm 270 pieces 12/2021 unworn box papers
Rs.1,653,983
+ Rs.17,324 for shipping
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic Steel 44mm Black
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic
PAM00297
Rs.443,987
+ Rs.15,235 for shipping
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic
44 Steel PAM00088 PAM088 1A Condition Full Set 2006
Rs.452,606
+ Rs.2,525 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Steel 42mm Grey No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
PAM 00959
Rs.707,683
+ Rs.2,208 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Base Steel 44mm White Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Base
White Dial
Rs.432,200
+ Rs.18,737 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Base Logo Steel 44mm Black No numerals
Panerai Luminor Base Logo
44 Acciaio 2009 box + papers
Rs.404,812
+ Rs.16,976 for shipping
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic Titanium 44mm Grey Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic
PAM89
Rs.413,518
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Titanium 47mm Grey No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
Chrono Guillaume Nery Edition LC100 Garantie bis 2027
Rs.1,374,619
+ Rs.30,383 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic Steel 40mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic
Pam PAM 00048
Rs.361,284
+ Rs.6,007 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
Logo Acciaio 02/2017 top condition box papers
Rs.478,723
+ Rs.17,324 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black No numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
Left-Handed PAM115 / PAM00115
Rs.517,985
+ Rs.8,706 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Steel 42mm Black No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
42mm Stainless Steel Men’s Watch PAM00973
Rs.624,567
+ Rs.16,572 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black
Panerai Luminor Marina
44mm FULL SET Ref. PAM00111
Rs.486,645
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Bronze 47mm Brown No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
PAM00968 Bronzo 8 year warranty
Rs.1,624,530
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black No numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
44 44 mm steel NEW PANERAI SERVICE
Rs.457,046
+ Rs.16,976 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Power Reserve Titanium 44mm
Panerai Luminor Power Reserve
8 Day Power Reserve PAM797
Rs.574,602
+ Rs.8,244 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Chrono Steel 40mm Black
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Panerai Luminor Chrono
PAM 00310
Rs.305,504
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Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Blue No numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
Chronograph Steel Blue Dial 44 mm UNWORN PAM01110
Rs.948,914
+ Rs.52,234 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Bronze 47mm Brown No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
Bronzo Luminor Submersible 06/2022 unworn box papers VAT
Rs.1,566,927
+ Rs.17,324 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm White Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
PAM00113
Rs.457,046
+ Rs.8,706 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
PRE A OP6500 Tritium first owner full set 1997 b/p
Rs.940,208
+ Rs.11,230 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
PAM00001 - OP6518
Rs.478,810
+ Rs.17,411 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days
44mm | NEW | 2022 | Full Set
Rs.530,957
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Base Logo Steel 44mm White Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Base Logo
Pam00775 Fullset aus 2021
Rs.460,528
+ Rs.30,383 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Base Steel 44mm White Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Base
Pre-A Tritium PAM00010
Rs.478,810
+ Rs.13,058 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible 47mm Blue No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
47mm BMG-TECH Blue Dial Men's Watch PAM00692
Rs.891,049
+ Rs.16,572 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Chrono Steel 44mm White Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Chrono
Daylight - Chronograph - Full set
Rs.513,632
+ Rs.8,619 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina
Panerai Luminor Marina
44 steel white 2009 box + papers
Rs.430,929
+ Rs.16,976 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Titanium 44mm Brown
Panerai Luminor Marina
パネライ ルミノール マリーナPAM00118
Rs.349,496
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
PRE A OP6502 tritium patina year 1998
Rs.687,745
+ Rs.11,230 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic Steel 44mm Blue Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic
44mm Pam01313 Automatic Blue Dial
Rs.532,881
+ Rs.12,491 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Steel 42mm Black No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
42mm 300m 3 Days Steel Pam973
Rs.741,153
+ Rs.8,244 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic Steel 44mm Black
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic
44mm UNPOLISHED FULL SET PAM00104
Rs.486,645
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Titanium 47mm Grey No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
Chronograph Guillaume Nery Edition Titanium 47mm (PAM00982) - BOX/PAPERS 20212
Rs.1,448,996
+ Rs.16,655 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Blue Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
Chronograph Blue
Rs.710,446
+ Rs.12,696 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic Steel 40mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic
Pam 00048 Black Dial Watch B&Ps
Rs.457,042
+ Rs.6,094 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black
Panerai Luminor Marina
Reference Pam00005 Luminor Marina | A Stainless Steel Wristwatch Circa 2004
Rs.249,827
+ Rs.13,233 for shipping
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Panerai Luminor Submersible Steel 42mm Grey No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
42mm - Full set
Rs.726,920
+ Rs.8,619 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Bronze 47mm Brown No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
BRONZO
Rs.1,676,196
Free shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days
PAM 00590
Rs.365,497
+ Rs.12,491 for shipping
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic
44mm Stainless Steel Pam1088
Rs.624,567
+ Rs.8,244 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Chrono Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Chrono
Daylight Chronograph 44mm Pam 236 K - Discontinued
Rs.570,358
+ Rs.3,005 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Base 8 Days Steel 44mm White Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Base 8 Days
White Dial Manual Winding - PAM00561 / PAM561 2015
Rs.348,225
+ Rs.8,706 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Titanium 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
PAM00025
Rs.578,925
+ Rs.6,007 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina Automatic
PAM 00164
Rs.320,611
+ Rs.10,409 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Marina Steel 44mm Black Arabic numerals
Panerai Luminor Marina
Collection Luminor Marina Logo Steel 44mm Black Dial N Series Full Set 2012
Rs.440,944
+ Rs.15,739 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Steel 42mm Blue No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
Blu Notte Pam01068 / Pam 1068 Stainless Steel Blue Dial 42mm Year 2021
Rs.935,141
+ Rs.5,136 for shipping
Panerai Luminor Submersible Bronze 47mm Brown No numerals
Panerai Luminor Submersible
bronzo 2020 nos bronze buckle last series
Rs.1,852,638
Free shipping

Panerai Luminor: A Popular Military Diving Watch

The Panerai Luminor is a modern industry icon. Its crown-protecting bridge is enough to make this former military watch one of the most recognizable timepieces on the market. The collection's top models are extremely rare and feature tourbillons.

By Chrono24

A Distinctive Sports Watch That Exudes Confidence

The Panerai Luminor is one of the world's most distinctive and stylish sports watches. Its main features include a cushion-shaped case and large crown-protecting bridge. This unique crown guard protects the crown against impacts and also presses it firmly into the case to prevent water from reaching the movement within. The dial is unmistakably Panerai with its alternating Arabic numerals and indices. Luminous markers and hands make telling the time in the dark or under water a breeze. This detail is essential, as this military watch was originally issued to Italian combat divers. In fact, the Luminor was long unavailable for purchase by the general public.

Today's collection contains minimalistic Base models with hour and minute hands, the Luminor Marina with a small seconds, flyback chronographs, GMT watches, and many other models and special editions. The most complicated models are extremely rare and feature a tourbillons, moon phase indicators, or equation of time functions for displaying the difference between apparent and mean solar time.

What's more, Panerai produces two other collections with strong ties to the Luminor: the Luminor Submersible and Luminor Due. The latter is a dress watch, meaning it is much flatter than the standard Luminor. On the other hand, the Submersible is a true diving watch with a unidirectional bezel and 300 m (30 bar, 984 ft) of water resistance.

Reasons to Buy a Panerai Luminor

  • A famous design with a crown-protecting bridge
  • A safe investment
  • Top models with a flyback chronograph or tourbillon
  • Rare collector's editions
  • Luminor Equation of Time with an equation of time function

Prices at a Glance: Panerai Luminor

Model, reference number Price (approx.) Size, material
1950 "Lo Scienziato" Tourbillon, PAM00767 141,000 USD 47 mm, titanium
Submersible 1950 3 Days, PAM00684 25,000 USD 42 mm, rose gold
1950 Monopulsante 8 Days GMT, PAM00317 17,500 USD 44 mm, ceramic
Submersible 1950 3 Days Chrono Flyback, PAM00615 16,000 USD 47 mm, titanium
Left-Handed, PAM01075 14,500 USD 47 mm, stainless steel
Marina Carbotech, PAM01661 12,500 USD 44 mm, carbon
Due GMT Power Reserve, PAM00964 11,500 USD 45 mm, titanium
Marina 1950 3 Days, PAM01314 7,700 USD 44 mm, stainless steel
Marina 1950 3 Days, PAM01313 7,400 USD 44 mm, stainless steel
Marina, PAM02392 7,400 USD 42 mm, stainless steel
Marina 1950 3 Days, PAM01312 7,200 USD 44 mm, stainless steel
Due, PAM00755 6,000 USD 38 mm, stainless steel
Base, PAM00112 4,800 USD 44 mm, stainless steel

How much does a Panerai Luminor cost?

The most affordable entry-level models in the Panerai Luminor collection belong to the Base series and sell for about 4,500 USD. If you're interested in a Marina 1950 3 Days, be prepared to spend at least 7,200 USD. For approximately 11,500 USD, you can purchase a Luminor with a GMT function, including the titanium ref. PAM00964. On the upper end of the price range, you'll find timepieces in ceramic or rose gold, such as the 1950 8 Days GMT (ref. PAM00317) and Marina Goldtech. The former demands about 17,500 USD, while the latter costs roughly 22,500 USD.


Luminor Base: Prices for Entry-Level Models

If you're on the market for the quintessential Luminor watch, look no further than the ref. PAM00112. This stainless steel Base model measures 44 mm across and has Panerai's distinctive crown-protecting bridge. Its dial has Arabic numerals at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o'clock, while long line indices mark the other hours.

This Luminor Base has a so-called "sandwich" dial made of two stacked discs. The upper disc features cutouts for the hour markers, allowing the luminous material on the lower disc to shine through. Panerai equips this timepiece with the caliber OP X, a modified ETA Unitas 6497-A2. This manual movement has a 56-hour power reserve. You can purchase a never-worn version of the Luminor 112 for about 4,800 USD.

Those who aren't sold on the black dial may prefer one of the versions with a white dial. One example is the ref. PAM00630 with Arabic numerals and a Panerai logo on the lower half of its dial. Line indices mark the hours, which makes telling the time even easier. The ref. PAM00630 costs roughly 4,500 USD in mint condition.

Prices for the Luminor Base With an In-House Caliber

Panerai has been outfitting the Luminor Base with in-house calibers since 2014, starting with the P.5000 with an eight-day power reserve. This manual movement ticks away inside the PAM00560 with a black dial, PAM00561 with a white dial, and PAM00562 with a brown dial. Instead of the company logo, these three models have a stamped inscription that reads "8 Days" at 6 o'clock. Prices for new timepieces sit around 5,400 USD.

In 2018, Panerai upgraded the Luminor Base Logo, replacing the earlier ETA Unitas movement with their in-house caliber P.6000. This movement boasts an impressive three-day power reserve. Luckily, this improvement had very little influence on this timepiece's price. For example, you can find a new ref. PAM00773 on Chrono24 for around 4,700 USD. The PAM00775 with a white dial and PAM00774 with a black dial and black textile strap with blue stitching occupy a similar price range.


Luminor Marina: Small Seconds

One distinctive feature of the Panerai Luminor Marina is its small seconds at 9 o'clock. Versions with an automatic caliber have an additional date display at 3 o'clock. In terms of size, these automatic watches are available with a typical 44-mm Luminor case or as a smaller 40 or 42-mm edition. The latter make fantastic unisex watches. The 40-mm version (PAM01048) costs just over 6,300 USD new and 4,500 USD pre-owned. Prices for the 42-mm edition (PAM01392) sit around 7,300 USD. Finally, the 44-mm ref. PAM01312 requires an investment of about 7,100 USD in mint condition.

If you'd prefer a manual Luminor Marina, you should take a closer look at the refs. PAM00776 (on a leather strap) and PAM00777 (on a textile strap). The in-house caliber P.6000 powers these timepieces and has a 72-hour power reserve. You can call a Panerai Luminor Marina 776 or 777 your own for roughly 5,300 USD.

Perhaps you already own multiple Panerai watches and are now looking to add a gold Luminor to your collection. If so, the PAM0511 is perfect for you. This Luminor Marina is made of 18-karat rose gold and has an astounding eight-day power reserve thanks to its powerful in-house caliber, the P.5000. New, this gold watch sells for around 19,500 USD.


The Luminor Marina Carbotech Blu Notte

In September 2021, Panerai presented the Luminor Marina Carbotech Blu Notte with a case made of a dark, carbon-based material known as Carbotech. Limited to a run of 500 pieces, the ref. PAM01664 is 44 mm wide and water-resistant to 300 m (30 bar, 984 ft). Its blue sandwich dial features a stunning sunburst pattern. The proven caliber P.9010 powers this timepiece and provides it with the familiar Luminor Marina dial layout. Thus, in addition to Arabic numerals at 6, 9, and 12 o'clock, you'll find a small seconds at 9 and a date display at 3.

A dark blue alligator leather strap with blue stitching completes the Luminor Marina Carbotech Blu Notte. The manufacturer lists this timepiece for 13,900 USD.


Prices for the Luminor Marina Platinumtech

The Luminor Marina Platinumtech debuted in early 2021. Panerai crafts its case from a new platinum alloy that is harder and more durable than conventional platinum alloys. The watch's olive green dial has a sunburst finish and features the typical layout with Arabic numerals at 6, 9, and 12 o'clock and line indices marking the other hours. There's also a date at 3 o'clock and a small seconds at 9.

Inside the case, you'll find the in-house caliber P.9010. Thanks to its double barrels, this movement boasts a power reserve of up to three days. A large gold warranty seal dominates the case back and reads "Warranty 70 Years." This model bears the reference number PAM01116 and is limited to a production run of 70 pieces. As of this writing, there were no listings for this watch on Chrono24. However, it is available on the company's website for 39,600 USD.


Sustainable: The Luminor Marina eSteel

Following in the footsteps of the Submersible eLab-ID, Panerai announced another eco-friendly series of timepieces at Watches & Wonders in April 2021. The Luminor Marina eSteel is available in three variants, and the manufacturer claims that each is made almost entirely of recycled materials. Options include the Blu Profondo (PAM01157) with a blue dial, Verde Smeraldo (PAM01356) with a green dial, and Grigio Roccia (PAM01358) with a gray dial.

According to Panerai, they construct the watch's 44-mm case and sunburst dial out of a newly developed alloy made from recycled steel. The textile straps match the dials and also come from recycled fabric. Each Marina eSteel gets its power from the automatic in-house caliber P.9010 with a three-day power reserve. They are also water-resistant to 300 m (30 bar, 984 ft), making them suitable for diving. If you would like to call one of these timepieces your own, be sure to have about 8,100 USD on hand.


70 Years of Glowing Luminor: The 44-mm Marina

In 2020, Panerai celebrated 70 years since the debut of the luminous material Luminor with the release of the Luminor Marina PAM01117. Its 44-mm titanium case is produced in a process called "direct metal laser sintering." In layman's terms, this refers to a 3D-printing process where layers of titanium only 0.03 mm thick are fused together. The resulting hollow spaces in the watch lead to its remarkable weight of only 100 grams, including its strap.

Another special feature is the new luminous material SuperLuminova X1. According to Panerai, it shines brighter and longer than conventional lume. The Marina 44 features a blue sunburst dial with the series' typical hour markers, a date display at 3, and a small seconds at 9. This layout is thanks to the in-house caliber P.9010. Panerai ships this model with two straps: one in blue rubber and the other in blue textile. You can purchase a never-worn edition on Chrono24 for roughly 21,000 USD.


For Divers: The Luminor Submersible

Unlike most Luminor watches, the Submersible features a rotatable diving bezel. Each timepiece gets its power from an automatic caliber. These movements come with a small seconds at 9 o'clock and a date at 3. There's also a wide range of case materials to choose from, including stainless steel, titanium, and carbon fiber.

As its name suggests, the Submersible is at home underwater. Its 300 m (30 bar, 984 ft) of water resistance is more than enough for recreational diving. The line's most impressive model, the Luminor Submersible 2500M, ref. PAM00194, can even survive the pressures experienced at a depth of 2,500 m (250 bar, 8,202 ft). This 47-mm watch is limited to a run of 1,000 pieces and costs a solid 11,500 USD in pre-owned condition. Due to their low numbers, mint-condition examples are extremely difficult to find.

The Submersible is also available with a "small" 42-mm case. Entry-level models are made of stainless steel and listed under the reference numbers PAM00683 and PAM00959. Their ceramic bezel inlays are highly scratch-resistant. In terms of caliber, Panerai has chosen the automatic P.900 caliber that boasts a small seconds dial, date display, and three-day power reserve. Both versions have cost approximately 9,000 USD on Chrono24.

Panerai has been listing the Submersible as a separate collection since 2019. It now stands alongside the Luminor, Luminor Due, and Radiomir. The collection's top models are either made of so-called "Carbotech" (a carbon fiber composite) or have a flyback chronograph.

Prices for the Luminor Submersible Chrono

The Submersible Chrono ref. PAM00614 is a 47-mm titanium watch with a titanium bezel. Its sister model, the ref. PAM00615, is also 47 mm across and made of titanium; however, it has a matte black ceramic bezel. What's more, this model has a 12-hour counter at 3 o'clock. The in-house caliber P.9100 ticks away inside both chronographs. Be sure to have around 15,000 USD on hand for the version with a ceramic bezel and 14,500 USD for the one with a titanium bezel.


Prices for the Luminor GMT Automatic

A GMT function is one of the most popular watch complications. It allows frequent travelers to keep an eye on the time in two time zones simultaneously. A single glance tells them both the local time and the time back home.

The Panerai Luminor GMT Automatic displays its second time zone using an additional central hour hand. This timepiece comes with a 42 or 44-mm case. The smaller edition (PAM01535) houses the in-house caliber P.9011 with a 72-hour power reserve. On the reverse side, you'll find a sapphire crystal case back that offers a stunning view of the movement at work. This is also the location of the power reserve indicator, which lets you know how much energy this GMT watch has left. Prices for a new timepiece sit around 8,200 USD.

The ref. PAM01441 measures 44 mm across. Both its case and bezel are crafted from matte black ceramic, while the solid titanium case back has a black coating. The in-house caliber P.9010/GMT ticks away inside this timepiece, and lacks a power reserve indicator. You can get your hands on this timepiece for roughly 11,500 USD in mint condition.

Among the collection's highlights is the Panerai Luminor GMT 10 Days, ref. PAM00533. The automatic in-house caliber P.2003 provides this timepiece with its impressive ten-day (or 240-hour) power reserve. A linear power reserve indicator at 6 o'clock lets you know when this watch needs more energy. The subdial at 9 o'clock performs double duty as a small seconds and an AM/PM indicator. A never-worn Panerai Luminor GMT 10 Days costs about 12,500 USD.


From Military Watch to Sports Model

Panerai released the first Luminor watches in the early 1950s. The manufacturer explicitly designed these early military timepieces for the elite combat divers of the Italian Navy. The name "Luminor" comes from the tritium-based luminous material used on the dials. Officine Panerai, as the company is officially known, patented this material in 1949. Before that, radium was the material of choice because it glowed incredibly brightly in the dark. The Radiomir collection gets its name from this radioactive material.

American actor Sylvester Stallone has had a significant impact on the popularity and prestige of the Panerai brand. Stallone purchased a Luminor while shooting Daylight (1996) and even wore it in the film. He was so impressed by the timepiece that he ended up collaborating on a limited-edition version with Panerai: the Luminor Daylight Slytech (5218-207A). Today, this watch is so highly coveted that prices of over 33,000 USD are not unheard of.