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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 […]

The Most Expensive Panerai Luminor 1950 Ever Sold

The Panerai Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Equation of Time Watch is the most expensive 1950 Luminor sold fetching an impressive $248,400. This Panerai timepiece honors fans of technical grand complications, the Luminor 1950 Equation of Time Tourbillon is dedicated to the genius of Galileo Galilei, combining some of the rarest, most exclusive and alluring specialties in […]

IWC Aquatimer 2014 Collection

IWC watches are a favorite of mine for their combination of luxury and functionality. At this years SIHH watch fair in Geneva, IWC presented an amazing variety of new and updated Aquatimer models for 2014. The first Aquatimer was created in 1967 in response to the new and growing popularity of scuba diving. This watch […]

New Rolex Sky-Dwellers at Baselworld 2014

We are excited to see the new Rolex Sky-Dwellers introduced this year at Baselworld 2014, the innovative annual calendar watch first introduced at Baselworld 2012. The new versions of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller include a model in 18k yellow gold featuring a brown alligator strap, another in 18k white gold with black alligator leather […]

Ulysse Nardin Hammerhead: Pre-Owned Luxury Watches

Are you interested in selling your watch or maybe are you have been thinking about trading your watch for a new one? Timepiece Trader, LLC is reputable watch provider in South Florida, that buys, sells and trades new and pre-owned high-end luxury watches. Ulysse Nardin has operated out of Switzerland since 1865. Historically, the watchmaker is best […]

A. Lange & Sohne Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time Watch

Timepiece Trader can buy, sell or trade your high end luxury watch. If you are looking for this watch, or a watch not currently shown, please email or call us. Timepiece Trader has built a network of collectors over the years that can find just the watch you are looking for. We offer a selection […]

Hublot Big Bang Evolution Ceramic & Stainless Steel

Hublot Big Bang Evolution Ceramic & Stainless Steel Chronograph 44mm Ref: Black 301.SM.1770.RX Watch is pre-owned in LNIB – Like Brand New Condition worn a few times but shows as perfect with not a mark on the watch. Owned as part of a collection and only worn a few times. The watch shows as perfect and […]