2019 Revolution Awards:Panerai Luminor 1950 Replica
Every year, we get something like closure by racking our brains over, what else, the Revolution Awards. To grease our ruminations, this year we have also created a few categories to be decided by the public. We’ve unveiled a series of timepieces on our prize list; now as we continue our countdown to the end of 2019, it’s time to honour the individuals behind these stellar creations.
Lifetime Achievement AwardPanerai Luminor 1950 ReplicaIn 1947, some 45,000 feet above the Mojave Desert, the world’s first sonic boom split the sky apart, signaling Chuck Yeager breaking the sound barrier by achieving the speed of Mach 1.05. The world would never be the same again.
Similarly, some 18 years ago, in the first year of the new millennium, the same year Stanley Kubrick foresaw man’s first interaction with alien intelligence, a different barrier was being smashed. That was the birth of an all-new vision for high watchmaking, which would prove to be the greatest and most seminal genre-changing act of the new era,Panerai Luminor 1950 Replica the creation of the very first Panerai Luminor 1950 Replica watch. And the world would never be the same.
Its father, a characteristic visionary at the age of 50, would become a legend in the watch world, for creating an all-new philosophy for luxury watchmaking the world had never before witnessed.