Panerai PAM740 California Dial

ultra thin


Status: sold-out

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Long known as the watch worn by those divers of the Italian Navy who rode on top of “pigs” (the manned torpedoes that were a secret weapon in WWII and an icon of the brand), Panerai surprises with this elegant slim-cased gold watch with a pleasing California dial.

This 42mm limited edition of 300, scarcely found at any dealer, packs a 3 day power reserve into a case that’s incredibly thin at 3.85mm! It is hard to over-emphasize how elegant this case is, which sets a new design apex for Panerai cases to now live up to.

Easy to slip under any dress shirt, the red gold case also features the delicate curves of the Panerai cult favorite, the Radiomir line, and is, without question, one of the most comfortable PAMs to wear.

The blued stick hand contrasts boldly with the red gold tones of the watch, providing a focal point against the deep black of the California dial. This dial is a well-loved Panerai display with Roman numerals atop, Arabic below, and two stick indicators at 9 and 3 o’clock.

Comfortable for sport or dress, this versatile watch in Mint/LNIB condition is also priced significantly below its current retail price. This was a boutique only edition, so it is rarely found on the pre-owned  markets. We don’t expect it to be available very long, so act fast to grab this one…


Size: 42mm, Radiomir style, 3.85mm thick

Metal: red gold case with blued steel hands

Power Reserve: 3 day power reserve, glucydur balance

Movement: Panerai P1000 calibre,  21 jewels

Included: complete with all papers, strap, and box

SKU: CP03048

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