My collection of one..

Robert-Jan Broer
March 17, 2005
My collection of one..

Even if you aren’t a Panerai fan, this is kinda special:

Rol, at the Paneristi forum wrote:

Believe me, it was quite difficult finding anybody to identify this watch, but
thanks to the superb Paneristi’s Vintage reference section, I was able to
discover this watch which my father gave me about 4 years ago, He got
the watch in 1945 and wore it as a pocket watch all his working life.
Can’t be many that’s been in the same family for 60 years.
Just back from service and working wonderfully.
My collection of one, and I will wear it often.
Many thanks Volker, for your help in authenticating the watch, and pointing
me in the right directions.

Photo by Rol

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Robert-Jan Broer

Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in... read more

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