PANERAI. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND ATTRACTIVE TITANIUM EXPERIMENTAL PROTOTYPE OF A DIVER'S WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS AND "TROPICAL" DIAL, AND THREE FRAMED LIMITED EDITION PRINTS OF TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OF THE WATCH SIGNED BY ALESSANDRO BETTARINI

Lot №: 38916
Estimate: $89,296 - 133,944
10 November 2014
Sold price
$313,652

Description

Panerai. An extremely rare and attractive titanium experimental prototype of a diver's wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and "tropical" dial, and three framed limited edition prints of technical drawings of the watch signed by Alessandro BettariniSigned Officine Panerai, circa 1985, the prints numbered 1/20 Cal. 2750 automatic movement, 17 jewels, chocolate-brown coloured dial, luminous Arabic and baton numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, large water-resistant-type case, revolving bezel secured by three screws, crown protecting bridge, back secured by six screws, stepped downturned lugs, stainless steel Panerai buckle, dial signed, inside case engraved with Alessandro Bettarini's signature.The three framed limited edition prints of the technical drawings of the model, dated 18.11.83 and 4.1.84, are numbered 1/20 and originally signed and stamped by Alessandro Bettarini.48 mm. diam. & 15.5 mm. case thickness, prints 63 x 88 cm. & 31 x 42 cm. (2) (4)
Brand: PANERAI