For at least 16 decades, Panerai produced exceptional watches like the Panerai Luminor. Is that the Luminor famous for its quality, but also its rich history. Its own ancestor conveys its legendary history while the Luminor is a popular view in itself.
The company itself started selling high-end pocket watches in the year 1860. Precision tools were sold by the shop and taught watchmaking.
And out of Panerai, came the Panerai Radiomir — its biggest achievement. This is an exclusive opinion that the company manufactured for the Italian Navy.
The Year 1993 — Panerai Luminor Public Launch
Officine Panerai was established in 1972. By rebranding themselves, they’ve left behind the controversy of using a radioactive element. The business worked only with the army but finally launched its first model.
In 1993, the Business announced the launch of the Panerai Luminor. The Panerai Luminor instantly became a global hit. It provided a diameter of 44mm which is large compared to watches.
Surprisingly enough, it is still smaller than the Panerai watches which were created. The Luminor needed a dial with Arabic numbers at 3, 6, 9 and 12 positions. The numbers and the watch hands had tritium coating to get a glow-in-the-dark characteristic.