Panerai Recreates a Legendary “Pre-Vendome” Piece with the Ltd. Edition 42mm Mare Nostrum Acciaio
In the universe of Panerai gathering, no two words convey the ability to initiate the salivary organs like “pre-Vendome.” The harmless sounding expression alludes to a particular time in Panerai history when the brand, already just accessible under military agreement, was first offered to people in general in carefully restricted numbers. It was then acquired by the Vendome Group, presently known as Richemont.
The pre-Vendome pieces were initially made for the Italian Royal Navy’s tip top submerged commandos. The outrageous uncommonness of the pre-Vendome pieces and their ancestry as genuine military instruments make them sacred goals for Paneristi. Reproducing one presently is a shrewd move for Panerai as firsts go for countless dollars in the event that you can even discover one.
Mare Nostrum Acciaio
The model being referred to is neither a Radiomir or Luminor , the two mainstays of Panerai’s item range intended for utilize submerged. It is rather the brand’s first chronograph, a Mare Nostrum, initially planned explicitly for maritime officials to monitor nautical miles and other significant information on the deck of a boat. Regardless of its origin, the observe never made it past the model stage.
The Mare Nostrum Acciaio is a dazzling revamp of an amazing piece. (Credit: Panerai)
The new Mare Nostrum Acciaio – 42 MM (PAM00716) is a proliferation of the pre-Vendome adaptation made in 1993 dependent on the first model in the Panerai exhibition hall. Although the mechanics of the watch have been to some degree refreshed, its hand-wound, an OP XXXIII type, is portrayed as a “pre-Vendome movement.”
The Panerai made and customized an ETA 2801-2 base with a Dubois-Dépraz chronograph module for the piece. Maybe they are copying something like the respect on the Sea-Dweller delivered at Baselworld 2017 .
We expect the Mare Nostrum Acciaio will sell out rapidly since there are just 1000 pieces. (Credit: Panerai)
With a width of 13 1⁄4 lignes, the hand-wound calibre is C.O.S.C. guaranteed and has a force save of 42 hours. The dial of the new Mare Nostrum is a staggering, dark blue set off by a blue crocodile lash with coordinating sewing and a sewn-on steel clasp. The chronograph minute counter is at 9 o’clock while the little seconds dial is at 3 o’clock and the chronograph seconds hand is halfway mounted. The etching on the dial and the markers is covered with beige Super-LumiNova. Restricted to only 1,000 units, the introduction box incorporates a model of the Luigi Durand De La Penne, the Italian Navy destroyer dispatched in 1993. It was named after Admiral Durand De La Penne, a celebrated commando and war saint who wore Panerai instruments on his attacks during World War II. Take in additional about this watch from Panerai .