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Why are Panerai Luminor 1950 Watches So Popular?

The Panerai Luminor 1950 has become one of the most popular Panerai models among watch collectors. This seems to derive from the idea that it combines a minimalist military style and an iconic case. First things first we need to talk about the watchmakers background as it is necessary to understand the circumstances under which […]

Panerai Luminor 1950 Reviews

The Panerai Luminor 1950 is influenced by a classic watch that played a role assisting Italian Naval commandos during World War II. The timepiece features the brand’s P.9001 movement that was developed in-house. Their high quality construction symbolizes Panerai’s timeless tradition and commitment to excellence. The Caliber family P.9000 used by the Panerai Luminor 1950, […]

A Panerai Comparison: Radiomir or Luminor?

Officine Panerai has become one of the world’s most celebrated and iconic watchmaker, from the Panerai Luminor 1950 to the Radiomir Black Seal, these timepieces are a favorite of almost every horology purist. The Luminor and Radiomir are Panerai’s main two watch lines but some may ask what is the difference between them? In order […]

Panerai Luminor 1950 – A Rich History

The Panerai Luminor 1950 is one one the most popular watches in line of timepieces created by the Italian watchmaker Office Panerai (see reviews here). These iconic, durable and dependable designs were originally trademarked in 1949 featuring a new self-luminous substance, “Luminor” which followed it’s successful predecessor, the “Radiomir”. The Luminescent substance that is now […]