A Panerai is back into the collection - Panerai 243

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A Panerai is back into the collection - Panerai 243

giosdad
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April 9th, 2012, 3:38 pm #1

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.
























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April 9th, 2012, 4:22 pm #2



- Peter

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April 9th, 2012, 4:42 pm #3

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























- Peter

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So much more than just a watch!
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April 9th, 2012, 4:48 pm #4

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























All those in favor...post your favorite 243 shots.

Cheers
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April 9th, 2012, 5:25 pm #5

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























Great story and great choice. Love the 243. I've put mine through the paces for years and it has never let me down. It is a great dive watch. Congrats.

Kev.

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April 9th, 2012, 6:20 pm #6

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























Here´s my J series 243
Best of both worlds... T dial with quick strap change

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April 9th, 2012, 6:22 pm #7

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























Congrats Barry, while i love your/my 0024 there is nothing like the 243 in the Submersible line and lets face the fact that its the piece to own! I'm happy as can be with the 00024, though i do wish you would have told me about this strap addictions! Its an amazing watch and looks wonderful on your wrist and you deserve to have a Panerai in the collection! Thanks again for making sure i was in the family and at this great place too!
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April 9th, 2012, 6:23 pm #8

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























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April 9th, 2012, 6:28 pm #9

Congrats Barry, while i love your/my 0024 there is nothing like the 243 in the Submersible line and lets face the fact that its the piece to own! I'm happy as can be with the 00024, though i do wish you would have told me about this strap addictions! Its an amazing watch and looks wonderful on your wrist and you deserve to have a Panerai in the collection! Thanks again for making sure i was in the family and at this great place too!
Also the T-dial rocks!!!
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April 9th, 2012, 6:29 pm #10

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























Congrats Barry!


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April 9th, 2012, 7:19 pm #11

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























Glad it stayed in da family and that you're enjoying it.

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April 10th, 2012, 12:04 am #12

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























...but it rocks all the same.

You definitely wore it well when you stopped by my work the other day, and you're wearing it even better now that it's officially yours.

Well done, brotherman!

Regards,
Adam
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April 10th, 2012, 1:18 am #13

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























Welcome to the brotherhood!!

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April 10th, 2012, 1:21 am #14

Earlier this year after a few unexpected acquisitions, I felt the need to bring some funds back into the fold. With that I sold my one and only Panerai, a Submersible 24. I bought that Panerai in 2009 and wore it to P-Day NYC and the NJ GTG that year, where I got to meet some great people. What I did not realize when I sold it how much I would miss it and owning a Panerai. The only consolation is that the person that bought had never owned a Panerai; he wears it proudly and posts it here quite often. Since it is more about the people than the watch, perhaps that sale was faith to bring somebody else into the family.

So I decided to search for my next Panerai and narrowed it down to two models, when a friend reached out to me last week to tell me he wanted to sell his 243. Since it was a local deal we agreed on a one day test ride as my choices had me moving away from a Submersible and more towards a base or marina. The draw of the 243 which prior to my recent desires would have been a no-brainer was too great. The next day we agreed on a partial trade. With that I got into a t-dial which had become so desirable to me. (The two other models I am considering have aged lume.) The 243 is a beautiful beast, taller and heavier than the 24 or the models I was considering.

The 1950 case has such a robust case and unmistakable lines. The 1000 meter rating though over engineered for my swims in the Atlantic Ocean commands respect among todays divers. This is a J-series and I know the purists including a good friend of mine will say the prior year with screw bars and non-roller lever is the real deal, but I love the quick change system. Armed with two toothpicks I have changed straps throughout the day for several days. (Being Panerai-less left me drooling over 10 straps with no watch and I added two more in anticipation of a new arrival for a total of twelve, so maybe the mid-day strap change is the exception and will not be the norm.)

So enough bantering here are some quick pictures I took this morning with the OEM rubber and todays strap choice, at least until noon.

I am glad to be back and god willing hope to never be Panerai-less again.























Of a 243. Patinaed markers and minimal oxidization of hands. Congrats mate

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April 10th, 2012, 1:26 am #15


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April 10th, 2012, 1:27 am #16

All those in favor...post your favorite 243 shots.

Cheers
Rob Montana
It was great to meet you and have dinner at the old Homestead for P-day IX
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April 10th, 2012, 1:28 am #17

Great story and great choice. Love the 243. I've put mine through the paces for years and it has never let me down. It is a great dive watch. Congrats.

Kev.

Thanks Kev. A lot of watch to love.
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April 10th, 2012, 1:29 am #18

Here´s my J series 243
Best of both worlds... T dial with quick strap change

Thanks Gerardo. The best of both worlds for sure.
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April 10th, 2012, 1:30 am #19

Congrats Barry, while i love your/my 0024 there is nothing like the 243 in the Submersible line and lets face the fact that its the piece to own! I'm happy as can be with the 00024, though i do wish you would have told me about this strap addictions! Its an amazing watch and looks wonderful on your wrist and you deserve to have a Panerai in the collection! Thanks again for making sure i was in the family and at this great place too!
And selling you the 24 was part of the journey.
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April 10th, 2012, 1:31 am #20


Andrew Boen
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Thanks Drew
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