Founded in 1860, Panerai is well-known to the world by its precision machinery and excellent quality. This house originally produced precision instruments and watches for the Italian Royal Navy. Today Panerai has become a world-renowned advanced sports watch brand. With the design inspiration from the sea, Panerai orientates itself as the brand which brings the high-grade watches for the sports and leisure areas. The Italian design styles and Swiss expertise make each piece of the Panerai watches have the distinctive brand table style and excellent quality. As a nod to dedicated brand lovers in the US, Panerai released four limited edition watches for the cities it feels have the highest concentration of US watch collectors. Los Angeles and New York City are chosen cities. The main and outstanding features of these watches must be the Big Apple and Beverly Hills images engraved case backs. They are all of the special limited editions which have the rather high commemorative value. The Beverly Hills model is created exclusively for the Panerai Beverly Hills boutique. It features an engraved case back depicting the quintessential; palm tree-lined Beverly Hills Boulevard. The 44mm PAM 406 is a Luminor 1950 10 Days GMT of which only 20 models have been produced by the company. And there are 150 models of the more simple style of 44mm PAM416 – a Luminor Marina. The New York model is the one which is personalized with a case back depicting the iconic Statue of Liberty. The 45mm PAM 407, a Radiomir 8-Day has only 20 limited editions produced to the world while the 44mm PAM417, a Luminor Marina has been produced with 150 models. Priced from $ 5,100 to $ 17,900, this model is difficult to gain. All of these commemorative watches are in steel with brown leather straps, so the sense of classic can be easily felt in the wearers. As they all have the limited editions, gaining one of them is quite difficult. Do you have collected such a timeless Panerai model?
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