Considered one of Panerai�s historic pieces, the Panerai Luminor Base watch is a classic today. Originally created in the 1940�s for the Italian Navy, the Panerai Luminor Base watch has advanced while maintaining its strength and resilience. The Panerai Luminor Base is available in several different styles for men. Dials are available in black or white with Arabic numerals. Cases are of steel or titanium and the bands are calfskin leather or alligator leather. The Panerai Luminor Base watch is 44 mm in diameter with movement that is either hand-wound or automatic. The watch shows hours and minutes, is water resistant up to 300 feet, and has an anti-reflective coating. Specific to the Panerai Luminor Base watch are left handed versions which is a rare option in most timepieces. For a classic time piece with a historical past, the Panerai Luminor Base is definitely one of the best options for any watch enthusiast.