Panerai Luminor Sealand Tiger Special Edition
Stainless steel / OP III self-winding movement / hours, minutes, small seconds, date / sapphire / 50 metres waterproof / 44mm in case diameter / 25 pieces limited / Call to order
Chinese Style Tiger Carving
As the Chinese market became huge day by day, many brands increased additional attention to this big cake, Panerai, a brand started in Italy, also published Luminor Sealand China Special Edition, to celebrate the coming of the Chinese New Year. As we knew, in China, there was a cycle of twelve years, each with a different animal. The coming Chinese New Year was Tiger Year, which was the third animal sign in Chinese Zodiac. Panerai designed the Luminor Sealand China Special Edition on the theme of the tiger, the watch was limited in a number of 25, very precious.
Excellent waterproofing was one of the most distinctive features of Panerai wrist watch, and the Crown Guard was the iconic symbol of this brand. Although the waterproofing performance of the Luminor Sealand Tiger was not particularly outstanding, it still kept the Crown Guard, which let people know it was a Panerai's product at the first glance.
The Vivid Tiger Carving
The watch had a cover protecting the crystal glass face, on this cover, there was a vivid tiger, it was a very Chinese style carving, the painting was full of charm, the most prominent was the ringed tiger, it seemed very mighty and gave people a strong impression, with the Chinese "虎" word in the upper right, a vivid Chinese painting was crowned with success. This painting was hand carved by master craftsmen, the extremely complicated process needed up to one hundred hours to be completed, which fully presented its value. Open the cover, the dial looked very simple, Arabic numbers at 6 and 12 o'clock, there was a small seconds subdial at 9, the date window was set at 3.
On the case back, besides the brand's name, there was also an unique "OP" number engraved on.
The watch equipped with OP III self-winding movement, which has been certificated by C.O.S.C., it also featured the Panerai-patented Crown Guard and inherited the traditional style of Luminor series. The most important was, on February 14, 2010, this Panerai special edtion would be exclusively offered in two stores in China, each was located in Shanghai Plaza and Beijing Yintai Centre.