What we have here is a rare Panerai 215 watch that does not come available too often on the secondary market and is an extremely wearable size at 40mm with an amazing chronograph feature. This watch also includes a lovely fixed tachymeter bezel, black dial with steel luminous hands and index hour markers and luminous Arabic numeral hour markers at the 6 and 12 o'clock position. It also features two chronograph subdials displaying small seconds and 30 minutes, minute markers around the outer dial and a sapphire crystal. Lemania mechanical hand winding movement with a 48-hour power reserve. Original box and papers are also included.
This watch has some minor scratches and marks which are shown in the photos, but overall this is a clean looking watch. As for watch straps we include a vintage DA LUCA leather Swiss ammo pouch watch band and 2x nylon military watch straps as well as a screwdriver to be able to swap between straps.
- Model: Panerai 215
- Reference: PAM0215
- Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds
- Material: Stainless steel
- Dimensions: 40mm diameter; 13mm thickness
- Caseback: Stainless steel
- Dial: Black
- Lume: Yes, Super-Luminova
- Caliber: Lemania
- Power reserve: 48 hours
- Water resistance: 200 meters
- Bracelet/strap: Leather and Nylon straps
- Lug width: 22mm
- Manufactured: Switzerland
History of Panerai
Officine Panerai is a luxury Italian watch manufacturer, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A Officine Panerai designs, manufactures and markets watches through authorized dealers and company-owned stores worldwide. Giovanni Panerai (1825–1897) founded Officine Panerai in Florence, Italy in 1860. The company is headquartered in Geneva and manufactures watches in Neuchâtel, Switzerland using both movements manufactured in-house and movements manufactured by ETA S.A. Panerai watches, designed and manufactured by Rolex SA, played a role in assisting the frogmen of the Decima Flottiglia MAS in their operations during World War II. Notable products include the Luminor and Radiomir wristwatches.