*** SIHH 2012 paneristi.com exclusive - Live pictures of the PAM448 California Dial

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kevin5
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January 23rd, 2012, 1:31 am #21

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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I've always wanted a Cali but never wanted to pay the premium, I think that built up desire is the reason the I slightly favor the 448 over the 449. Now I have a second chance, I really hope I get the call for the 448 and 449, just an amazing pair!!!

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sdumperth
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January 23rd, 2012, 3:29 am #22

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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Thanks for all the hard work and Fabulous pics!








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January 23rd, 2012, 3:59 am #23


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That's interesting, because Panerai was saying that it's the same crystal.

Nick DeBrita
Chincoteague Island,VA
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NachoM
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January 23rd, 2012, 5:26 am #24

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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First of all Ive always impressed about the quality of the pics you can take at SIHH. I would like to see the kind of set up you use...Congrats.

My question, is about the hour setting. Do you prefer 10m to 2 or 10:10. Ive seen both settings in these pics you are showing.


At the 372 I like much more 10min to 2....rather the other way around.

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Maseristi
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January 23rd, 2012, 5:48 am #25

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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Thank you very much. Pam 448 and 449 are two stunning timepieces
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JAW-001
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January 23rd, 2012, 6:18 am #26

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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Great pics!!!!!!!! Very Nice!!!!!!

Would like to know more about your set-up too.

Regards,

JAW (NL)
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January 23rd, 2012, 6:58 am #27

That's interesting, because Panerai was saying that it's the same crystal.

Nick DeBrita
Chincoteague Island,VA
Where did OP write that it's the same plexi Nick?
cheers,
Martin

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January 23rd, 2012, 7:03 am #28

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First of all Ive always impressed about the quality of the pics you can take at SIHH. I would like to see the kind of set up you use...Congrats.

My question, is about the hour setting. Do you prefer 10m to 2 or 10:10. Ive seen both settings in these pics you are showing.


At the 372 I like much more 10min to 2....rather the other way around.

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Nacho Martinez
Spain
To be honest, I have no preferences so it's either 10 to 2 or 10 past 10. The watches were running so I re-adjusted the hands between pictures.
The light setup was three flashes for all the photos. One from the left high as the key light and 2 from different angles for accent.
Cheers,
Martin

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January 23rd, 2012, 7:36 am #29

always great to know your technique.

You could organize a "HANDs ON PANERAI Photgraphy" next PDAY! If so...IM IN!


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radionic
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January 23rd, 2012, 9:27 am #30

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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brilliant photos. thanks

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panerai4life
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January 23rd, 2012, 9:58 am #31

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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January 23rd, 2012, 2:31 pm #32

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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January 23rd, 2012, 2:37 pm #33

Where did OP write that it's the same plexi Nick?
cheers,
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January 23rd, 2012, 3:12 pm #34

What Asi writes about the differences in lighting and viewing angles does make sense of course.
The photos made me think the plexis are not the same, but it must be me then.
Cheers,
Martin

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January 23rd, 2012, 3:34 pm #35

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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January 24th, 2012, 2:13 pm #36

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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great, thanks
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January 24th, 2012, 5:04 pm #37

Hi all, thanks for the nice feedback on the PAM449 post. Much appreciated.

Below are the live SIHH photos of the PAM448 - Radiomir California 3 Days 47mm.

Asi posted a very nice comparison between the PAM249 and the new PAM448.
If you haven't seen it, I suggest that you check it out on the PO. That post has some great feedback.

Being a huge fan of the 249, I can only say "what's not to like about the 448"...
The 448 is obviously very similar to the 249, or at least visually. But there are quite a few differences. The most important one being that the new 448 has OP's in-house P.3000 movement with a power reserve of 3 days.
This movement also has a "quick hour change" setting (ie you can move just the hour hand without having to turn the minutes hand to change the time).

On to the photos...



The watch has a plexi but the display back has a sapphire crystal.





The crown has the embossed OP logo as opposed to the letters OP on the crown of the 249.











The photo below shows the 448 next to the 449 Radiomir SLC.
Both watches are described together in the official SIHH press kit as follows:

For collectors and enthusiasts who are fascinated by historic details, Officine Panerai has created
two exclusive Special Editions of the Radiomir California 3 Days (PAM00448) and the Radiomir
S.L.C. 3 Days (PAM00449), each produced in an edition of only 500 units.




You can find the SIHH specifications here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... AL+EDITION+***

The first official OP photos of the watch from the SIHH press kit can be found here:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/t ... +Days+47mm

If you are new to Panerai, the 249 Radiomir 1936 California dial was a 2006 Special Edition.
Both the 249 and the 448 are a tribute to the vintage 3646 California dial variation (photo below).



For your reference, here are some older photos that I took of the PAM249









Thanks for looking,
Martin / paneristi.com SIHH team




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Martin, these picture are again really stunning!
I've seen this beauty in the metal at sihh and you really know how to capture the colors and details

Kind Regards from Antwerp
Maarten

Please keep me posted on any Europe GTG
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