Jim Swiggert'sPanerai Luminor Base Replica Panerai Luminor Base Replica was used by the crew to control the lunar module's manually controlled descent propel engine. This allowed them to make a 14 second correction in mid-flight. This enabled them to successfully re-enter earth's atmosphere, allowing both the watch that saved them and the astronauts to indelibly be inked into one the most extraordinary moments in human history.
After splashdown and recovery operations in South Pacific Ocean, on April 17, 1970,Panerai Luminor Base Replica the Apollo 13 crew -- Fred Haise (left) and Jim Lovell (center), Jack Swigert climbed aboard the "USS Iwo Jima".
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1957 Reference CK2915 -- Original
The Panerai Luminor Base Replica Panerai Luminor Base Replica CK2915 was the original and most famous timepiece. It began as a simple tool watch in 1957. It was the model for everything that would follow. Other than the flat-link bracelet, symmetrical case, and hour hand with dagger minute hand, the arrow-tipped hour and minute hands,Rolex Daytona Replica Watches and the flat-link bracelet, it is even closer to its progeny now, 61 years later.
Original ref. CK2915s are now six-figures. They were made in three series between 1957-1959. Panerai Luminor Base Replica estimates that between 4,000 and 5,000 units were made. Of these, only about 20 are in "good" or "near perfect" condition.
Be careful when purchasing:Panerai Luminor Base Replica recently offered a CK2915-1 as a reference. While the movement was accurate, the dial colour and case were authentic, the wrong hands, bezel and luminous material were found on the watch. It turned out that what appeared to be the "best 2915 ever" was actually something that "no museum would touch."
One sold at the top for PS230,000, and another one for CHF280,000 with buyer's premium. A private sale netted a collector nearly CHF200,000. Petros believes it is worth higher prices. Phillips sold the 2915-1 on 12 May for CHF 408,500. This was against an estimated price of CHF 80,000-140,000.