For Panerai, 1997 is the very important year. Richemont Group was accepted in to Panerai and helped Panerai establish authorized distribution network in Italian. In the later year, the prominent copy Panerai watches begun its rise to fame and launched the collection of Luminor, including Luminor and three versions of Luminor Marina. Though the history of Luminor is the shortest, it is the first collection enter into the rank of top literary watches.
As we all known that the original fake Panerai watches are in 47 mm, which are very very large at that time. Except for one version for 60 pieces that follows the large size, the other watches are 44 mm. Since then, large size watches have been more and more popular.
The watches keep the protection bridges but leave off the pillow-shaped cases and become elliptic square cases. The bezels also become simpler, which look more modern and meet the demand of the market now.
With more and more understanding about Panerai, the wearers become more and more like the retro replica watches.