I'm in love!

Discussion in 'Panerai Watches' started by colemanitis, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. colemanitis

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    Name: Panerai Luminor 1950 Submersible Depth Gauge
    Case: 47mm titanium
    Bezel: scale for the calculation of times of immersion, one click for each minute. Applied markers in polished steel.
    Dial: Black
    Movement: Panerai Cal. OP XV, COSC
    Depth rating: 120m
    Functions: Depth gauge functions: indication of depth reached during the last dive, indication of depth during dive.
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    Nice looking Panerai! :thumbsup:

    However, the mere 120 metres water resistance for a diver's watch seems to be on the low side. :thinking:

    Personally, I also find the dial a bit too busy. I love the 1950 case and the bezel, though.
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    Jeff, I tried this watch on at my AD its a great watch that comes with a special diving strap. The watch in general is amazing but I don't think its a watch that you can wear on a daily basis but it sure is a collector piece and by far one of the best divers I have seen
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    Check out the caseback and the pusher to activate the depth gauge! :drool:

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    Looks lovely, Jeff!

    Found some more info.

    What is the retail price of the PAM00193? Surely, it can't be the Euro 11,000 quoted!
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    $16,900 is the current retail. It's listed here under the Professional Instruments heading.
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    Thanks! I looked for it there but must have missed it.

    Wow, that's quite an expensive watch! :yikes:
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    I'm not normally a fan of the more fussy dials but I like this one.......lots..............and lots...................and lots.
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    Jeff that's not to start the depth gauge as I recall its to reset it after diving because I tried pushing it at the AD and nothing happend.. But a very nice watch again..
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    The last time I fell in love with a watch like that, I took a cold shower and bought a Doxa. :dummy:

    Seriously though, your love interest is a rather elegant sport watch. :thumbsup:
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    Nice looking PAM Jeff. I love titanium and the dive time is a nice feature for backup! For me though, I'll stick with my dive computer as the primary source to tell me how long I've been down, air time remaining and lots more.

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    Pretty cool! I find it hard to believe the depth gauge goes to 120 meters and that is all it rated for water resistance. Could that be a mistake? It would make a good backup to your dive computer.
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    That is a very cool watch, Jeff! :cheers:
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    With recreational dive limits at 130 feet, that would be more than enough! However, I have to agree on the surprise at a 120 m water resistance limit too? :thinking: :thinking: :thinking:

    Good news is, you can get a new one here for $236!!!

    http://www.ewatchnow.com/goods-752-... Submersible Depth Gauge I Series T dial.html

    :rofl: :dummy: :crazy:
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    Yes, imho a diver's watch should be water resistant to at least 200 metres.

    Imho, ANY diver's watch, including the Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller, just add a "romantic" / old fashioned touch to modern time dives. As Roger states, the watch is merely a backup, these days.... divers of today rely on a modern diving computer.
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    I like that one. A lot!
    120m though?
    If it were around 300m they'd sell heaps of them.
    Anyone know if the Panerai AD's discount their watches?
    16k seems a bit on the high side.
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    Awesome looking Pam!!!
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    Jeff,

    That is one Panerai that I like. :thumbsup: Expensive, yes, but very nice.


    John
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    Just checked out their website for the 1st time.
    Very nicely done.
    Came across the 1950 Submersible 1000m.
    Very nice piece.
    Anyone know the RRP on one of these?
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    PAM 243 images.google
    Luminor 1950 Sub
    44mm
    $8,900
    £4,800
    €5,900

    (From the Panerai Price List Sticky).