31 May '17, 6pm

Introducing: The Panerai Mare Nostrum Acciaio 42mm

Introducing: The Panerai Mare Nostrum Acciaio 42mm

If you are a Panerai lover, you probably recognize this watch. That's because it is the third iteration of the Mare Nostrum, dating back to the early days of Panerai. The Mare Nostrum was the first chronograph ever produced by Panerai, first created in 1943 for the Italian Navy. The design was later revived in 1993 as the first re-edition, the reference 5218-301/A, which was in production until 1997. The watch you see here is almost exactly like that 1993 re-edition, though with a few small updates. The new re-edition of the Panerai Mare Nostrum chronograph in a limited series of 1,000 pieces. ADVERTISEMENT This watch starts with a 42mm AISI 316L stainless steel case, just like the 1993 edition, with round chronograph pushers, and a tachymeter bezel calibrated to 60 Km/h. The very first Mare Nostrum measured in at a whopping 52mm, so there is a quite a difference here, and...

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