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Old 21 April 2017, 06:35 AM   #1
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My first Panerai

Purchased my first Panerai today, PAM 563, from an AD locally in Monterey.

I couldn't be happier with the purchase and going into the shop multiple times and speaking with the owner, who himself is a Swiss trained horologist specializing in Panerai, was an absolute treat.

Honestly, I was leaning towards Rolex but was swayed by Panerai because I felt like I was ultimately getting a much more refined timepiece for 1/2 the cost of a Rolex, which seems more like a status symbol to me.

Here are a few shots I took this afternoon enjoy!

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Old 21 April 2017, 06:52 AM   #2
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Very nice congrats and welcome aboard
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Old 21 April 2017, 06:58 AM   #3
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It's a beauty , congrats and good choice
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Old 21 April 2017, 07:08 AM   #4
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Great pics!

Congrats on your first PAM.....now it's time to shop for straps! :-)
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Old 21 April 2017, 07:09 AM   #5
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Great pics!

Congrats on your first PAM.....now it's time to shop for straps! :-)
I'm already contemplating a deployant.

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Old 21 April 2017, 07:12 AM   #6
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Nice choice, congrats. Let the strap fun begin.
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Old 21 April 2017, 07:15 AM   #7
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Congrats. I love my 312. Everyone needs at least one in the collection.
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Old 21 April 2017, 08:05 AM   #8
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Congrats on your new acquisition.

Very nice piece
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Old 21 April 2017, 10:50 AM   #9
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Old 21 April 2017, 12:00 PM   #10
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Congrats let the strap madness begin
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Old 21 April 2017, 01:33 PM   #11
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wonderful piece. you will enjoy it very much. that was the reason I went with panerai as well.
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Old 21 April 2017, 08:40 PM   #12
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Old 21 April 2017, 09:36 PM   #13
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Old 21 April 2017, 10:22 PM   #14
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Old 22 April 2017, 03:02 AM   #15
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Old 22 April 2017, 05:12 AM   #16
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Obligatory lume shot.

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Old 22 April 2017, 12:22 PM   #17
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Great pics!

Congrats on your first PAM.....now it's time to shop for straps! :-)
Now who didn't see that coming? You'll have Nick come back soon and post a pic of his (amazing!) 372, telling you that's what you need next

Great choice, welcome aboard
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