Once a part of the Luminor family, the Panerai Submersible was launched as its own category of diving watches in 2019. As one of Panerai’s most sturdy and durable watches, the Submersible is inspired by the sea and designed to be immersed in water — its extreme reliability and exquisite design have even been compared to the Rolex DeepSea Sea-Sweller in this review.
Unique Iterations of the Submersible
In 2011, Panerai surprised the watchmaking industry by creating the rare Submersible Bronzo, a diving watch with a case made of bronze. This fascinating material ages with time, resulting in a patina which gives each timepiece a unique character, seen in reference PAM00671. The patina is a result of the bronze reacting with external agents like salt water. Newer models of the Panerai Submersible Bronzo like the PAM00968 feature a new design enhanced by a ceramic bezel.
CarboTech™, Panerai’s carbon fiber proprietary material was first introduced on a Panerai Submersible in 2015. This material has an uneven, black matt color, with a zebra stripe pattern. View CarboTech™ in references PAM00979, PAM00960, and PAM01039 — no two watches are the same as appearance varies based on the cut of the material.
Offering extreme resistance to corrosion and external shocks, Panerai’s BMG-Tech™ material enables watches to preserve their appearance over time. This alloy is made of bulk metallic glass that is lighter and harder than steel, but has a steel-like appearance. To learn more, watch this review of the Panerai Submersible 1950 BMG-Tech PAM 692.
Why Buy Pre-Owned Panerai Submersible Watches from WatchBox
Whether a Submersible catches your attention or you’ve already discovered the next model for your growing collection, our assortment of certified pre-owned luxury Panerai watches is ever-changing. Learn more about the one-of-a-kind properties of the Submersible Bronzo or the rare Panerai Luminor Submersible PAM 106. And, be sure to read this expert review of the regal and highly-regarded Submersible Amagnetic PAM 389.