Panerai will be unveiling a new, high-end waterproof dive watch next month named for champion freediver Guillaume Nery.

The new Luminor Submersible (PAM 982) will be water-resistant to 300 meters (984 feet) and have an engraving of fish and a freediver on the back of the watch, as well as a signature of Nery and a commemoration of his 126-meter (413-foot) record-breaking dive. It will be formally unveiled at the annual SIHH professional watchmakers’ convention in January 2019.

The watch will retail for about US$21,500 (~18,935 Euros). For an early review of the watch, check out the Blog to Watch” blog. For more info on Panerai’s selection of watches, go to the Panerai website.

Panerai Luminor To Unveil Guillaume Nery Edition Of Submersible Chrono Watch
Panerai Luminor To Unveil Guillaume Nery Edition Of Submersible Chrono Watch

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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