panerai - spirotechnique - BEUCHAT - NEMROD

BRAND
PANERAI - SPIROTECHNIQUE - BEUCHAT - NEMROD
MODEL
Spirotechnique Compas Spiro, type marine 142.255 and others models
TYPOLOGY
diving compass
OPERATION
mechanical operation
POWER SUPPLY
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SIZE mm
Ø 70 x 50 in transparent plexiglass
DIAL LIGHTING
phosphorescent hands and hour markers
TOTAL WEIGHT g
195
PECULIARITY
filling liquid White Spirit, apolar petroleum derivative - gray raw leather strap, after in a polymer similar to leather
NOTE
prototype compass from the early 1950s made for Panerai by the French manufacturer B.E.N. (BIANCHETTI ELECTRONIQUE NAUTIQUE), then marketed by Spirotechnique, Beuchat and Nemrod from the '60s - the most recent models have a graduated dial, while the first model had only cardinal points - the Beuchat model is by Massimiliano Perugia, the Nemrod model is from the Nemrod Museum
NATIONALITY
France
YEAR OF PRESENTATION
1950 - 1970
ORIGIN
Luigi Fabbri collection