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Panerai: Surprisingly Affordable

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Officine Panerai was founded in Florence, Italy in 1860 by Giovanni Panerai, initially as a watchmaking school, repair workshop and point of sale for imported Swiss watches. By the early 1900s Panerai had secured contracts with the Royal Italian Navy, supplying them with watches and precision military instruments. Marie and Pierre Curie’s discovery of radium…