Panerai 00026K courtesy or GUSH

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Panerai 00026K courtesy or GUSH

jaykay177
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June 18th, 2012, 4:49 pm #1

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
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June 18th, 2012, 5:10 pm #2

Congrats on your recent acquisition. That 26K is a beauty. Hopefully some contacts you regarding that 360 trade. =p
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June 18th, 2012, 5:14 pm #3

I won't be holding my breath!

Congrats to you with the goodies from Gush, had my fingers crossed for that strap
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June 18th, 2012, 7:23 pm #4

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
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June 18th, 2012, 7:36 pm #5

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
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June 18th, 2012, 8:01 pm #6

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
One thing though, it won't stop there!! Hope to see you out on one of the nights. Best Nick

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June 18th, 2012, 8:25 pm #7

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
Should have just went for a 000 or 005 pvd/dlc project and saved the cash, being a left handed and all... 360 will be slim to none, but hopefully it works for you.. I have a 360 and it's an awesome piece, however, I loved the versatility with straps much more on my dlc 005 without the vintage lume/patina...

Enjoy it

Martin
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June 18th, 2012, 8:27 pm #8

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
It's a great watch and in great hands with you : ))

Please don't listen to Ade - it looks much better on you than on his gorilla arm!!



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June 18th, 2012, 8:33 pm #9

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
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June 18th, 2012, 8:43 pm #10

Should have just went for a 000 or 005 pvd/dlc project and saved the cash, being a left handed and all... 360 will be slim to none, but hopefully it works for you.. I have a 360 and it's an awesome piece, however, I loved the versatility with straps much more on my dlc 005 without the vintage lume/patina...

Enjoy it

Martin
But I wanted it to be an original factory finish DLC coating. The 360 thing is a pipe dream.

The more I look at the 26 on my wrist though them more and more I like it with the crown guard at the no 9 side. It really gives it a point of difference to my other PAM's.

Thanks for all the comments guys.

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June 18th, 2012, 8:45 pm #11

It's a great watch and in great hands with you : ))

Please don't listen to Ade - it looks much better on you than on his gorilla arm!!



GUSH
44mm look too small on his wrist anyway!
I have my eye on a couple in his box!
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June 18th, 2012, 9:18 pm #12

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
And wear it in the best of health!

Greetings,

Mark Sanders

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June 18th, 2012, 10:38 pm #13

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
sellers and delivery boys don't come any better!!!!





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June 18th, 2012, 10:46 pm #14

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
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June 18th, 2012, 11:03 pm #15

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!

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June 18th, 2012, 11:58 pm #16

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
nice pickup....1 of my favourite pam model
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June 19th, 2012, 12:07 am #17

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
Nice one!

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June 19th, 2012, 12:40 am #18

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
Great piece! Enjoy it well!!!!








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June 19th, 2012, 12:44 am #19

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
What an Excellent choice by chance, L0L

Best lookin sandwich scan in a while - that 26 looks like a safe dweller finally out 2c the light of day . . Congrats M8



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June 19th, 2012, 12:47 am #20

When I bought my first Panerai back in 2004 (a G serial 00177) I thought along with my Rolex sea-dweller it would be the only model from the brand I would buy.........how wrong I was.....

After having stopped visiting the Paneristi website for a number of years due to work and personal commitments completely by chance I commented on a thread on another forum ( Osit Archive) to which I am a member. It was a timepiece thread and somebody put a pic up of a PVD 360! I instantly knew I had to have this PVD beauty, after contacting the member it turns out to be our very own Adrian, COVAC! I was then informed about the story of the 360 and quickly realised that obtaining one was going to be virtually impossible, unless that is I wanted to spend mega bucks and pay considerable flippers tax!

Ade then invited me along to the DBA meet last September and I can well and truly say that the bug has bitten me again. It was great to meet some of the guys at the DBA and see first hand some of the PVD watches in the metal as I had only ever seen them in pictures. I was well and truly smitten by the 360, there were 11 in attendance that day and an amazing 9A I think it was that belonged to a guy from Liverpool. The search for a PVD began that day.

Fast forward to May 2012 when GUSH puts up a FS thread in Collectors Market! PAM00026K! Now I am not left handed so technically a 28L may be better suited for me but I don't like the dial on that so with having deep pockets and VERY short arms the 26K was the perfect compromise. Clearly from GUSH' recent thread he had managed to track down a 26A, hence the sale of this.

So fast forward to yesterday, with help from Adrian who collected the watch on my behalf from GUSH I drove down to Dunton Bassett and collected my first PVD Panerai.

The 2008 SE PAM00026K



I took this picture this morning as I was setting off to work, thought it captured pretty much everything that needed to be captured about this truly astonishing machine. When I picked it up Ade got his 360 out to compare the 2 watches and the DLC is identical on both, if any of you 360 left handed owners out there are slightly tapped in the head and would fancy a trade with this by all means get in touch. as nice at the 26K is the 360 is just sublime and truly a grail of mine.

So I would just like to extend my thanks and gratitude to GUSH for allowing this precious piece out of his collection and giving me the opportunity to now not only have a PVD Panerai for my collections but also a Destro, after a day of wearing it it feels very comfortable and granted it has taken a bit of getting used to I am certain it's something that will be with me for a long time.

A big thanks also has to go to Ade for being the go between on the transaction. It really couldn't have gone any smoother!
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