Photo series “Vintage Panerai instrument of the week”

by on Jun.07, 2010, under General

An electro-mechanical device with 9 days power reserve for controlling and activating explosives (delay mechanism). Swiss “Reform” movement with 15 Rubis, 1a quality level, signed “Panerai Firenze”. 

The following text is engraved on the lid (upper left photo):
avoid dangerous circuit closures should observe the following precautions.
1) make sure before starting the graduation of the external switch on the lid is in open position.
2) meter should never be left calibrated to zero.

Photo credits to Assaf Burstein from Israel


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