These two books represent the most complete reference work ever done on PANERAI.
The authors Mario Paci (Quality Assurance manager until 1997) and Dino Zei (Director of Officine Panerai Spa) show us the best of the Panerai production, focusing on the most interesting divers watches such as RADIOMIR, LUMINOR, MARE NOSTRUM and the 6152 watch with Rolex dial. These books also describe the models EGIZIANO, EGIZIANO PICCOLO, DOPPIA LEVA (DOUBLE LEVER), LUMINOR MARINA MILITARE, different prototypes and Surface homing systems.
Furthermore, they specify the filed patents and the main products made until 1999, many curiosities about the creation of the company, the passage of the watch division to Cartier and the relinquishment of Panerai.
These 780 pages allow the collector to have a complete and deep vision of the production of this prestigious and historical brand which represents nowadays an icon not only in the watches field but in the fashion industry as well. Many actors and celebrities in fact appeared with a Panerai watch at their wrist (i.e. Silvester Stallone, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Sharon Stone, Carol Alt, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Batistuta, Alessandro Costacurta and Alberto Tomba