Panerai 312 - genuine?

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Panerai 312 - genuine?

ba9ag
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May 27th, 2012, 6:29 pm #1

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









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PSY76
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May 27th, 2012, 6:55 pm #2

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May 27th, 2012, 7:04 pm #3

I don't have any reason to suspect anything wrong but this is my first Panerai and I have no reasonable frame of reference besides internet photos. I just wanted to check that it's all ok with people who have much more experience in this field than me. Thanks again for your response.
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May 27th, 2012, 7:15 pm #4

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









I'm not an expert here, but have seen plenty of 312s.
Everything looks fine. Enjoy your new beauty!
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paneristi-europe
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May 27th, 2012, 7:34 pm #5

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









Looks all good.
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May 27th, 2012, 8:02 pm #6

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









and then let it sit. If it's genuine, the power reserve will be 3+ days. No chance a fake movement will come close to that.


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May 27th, 2012, 8:30 pm #7

Just so everyone is clear, what do you consider a full wind? I know everyone has their own rule...
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May 27th, 2012, 10:31 pm #8

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









I'm sure this is a real Pam that you own it, cheers

Wear it in good health,thank you for sharing,M8

Regards


KenKan

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May 27th, 2012, 11:23 pm #9

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









it looks ok for me...
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TokyoSkier
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May 28th, 2012, 12:05 am #10

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









Looks real to me! Congrats on the 312 - very nice watch! :-)
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May 28th, 2012, 12:06 am #11

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









It looks authentic to me - I own one. Does it feel hefty/heavy?
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wheaton26
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May 28th, 2012, 1:56 am #12

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









you've got yourself a genuine pam 312. it's unfortunate because your wallet is gonna take a beating buying straps and more panerai's now that you've been bitten by the bug. there's no need to do a full wind and let it sit ... you've got the real deal. enjoy it and congrats from another 312 owner!

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May 28th, 2012, 2:04 am #13

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









312 is one of my favorites.

Just living the dream waiting for the next PAM
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May 28th, 2012, 6:52 am #14

I wouldn't say it feels hefty, it's certainly a lot larger than anything I'm used to but I have quite large wrists so it feels a better weight/size than my old Breitling. I'm also astonished by how much more comfortable it is to wear than the old Breitling too.
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May 28th, 2012, 6:55 am #15

you've got yourself a genuine pam 312. it's unfortunate because your wallet is gonna take a beating buying straps and more panerai's now that you've been bitten by the bug. there's no need to do a full wind and let it sit ... you've got the real deal. enjoy it and congrats from another 312 owner!

wheaton26@hotmail.com
Ain't that the truth! I've definitely got the bug for Panerais now. On the straps front, the original Panerai straps it came with (had a brand new, unused brown alligator strap with it as well) are not quite big enough for my wrists and I thought I might look at some custom straps. I like the Toshi straps but can you give me any recommendations? I'd quite like an alligator strap but Toshi don't do one.
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May 28th, 2012, 6:58 am #16

Hi all,

I've just picked up my new Panerai 312 today which I bought from eBay (I know, should have gone to an AD but the seller appears to be genuine with good feedback).

Before I start, I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to doubt the authenticity of this PAM and I studied official images of the watch very closely before going to pick it up. I can't see anything that makes me believe that this is not genuine but I want to be absolutely sure so I thought I'd ask the experts.

I've posted a few photos of my new baby which hopefully you'll all confirm as being the real deal.

Thanks in advance,

Andy









Thanks all for your responses. Def got the Panerai bug now!
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