One of the most exciting times is when Panerai launches a new timepiece, and that piece is the Luminor California 8 Days. This watch combines all of the brands finest qualities in their timepieces, and puts them into this exquisite and masculine piece that is sure to be noticed on every wrist. The case is machined from diamond like carbon coated titanium making it scratch resistant and robust. The timepiece features the mandatory bridge lever device, and the California dial was designed from the brands military roots, making a very clean look, with just hours and minutes function paired with Arabic-Roman numeral markers and the blue hands.
At first look, Lo Scienziato watch, which was shown at the Geneva show, seems a little different from other similar models produced by Officine Panerai. However, in modern watchmaking art they became a breakthrough – in its production of Swiss-use 3D printing technology.
Founded in 1860. Giovanni Panerai, founder of the family business, opens the first watchmaker shop in Florence and establishes contact with the most prestigious and well-known Swiss watch manufacturers. For Giovanni to be his son, Leon Francesco.
1890-1900. Guido Panerai, grandson of the founder, expand the businessof his grandfather and gives new impetus to the cause – specialized in high precision mechanisms. The company became the official supplier to the Royal Italian Navy. Since then, for decades, the Panerai brand has been a symbol of high-precision mechanisms, as required sailors.