Lot of Panerai fans excited because they were going to pay around $8k for this:
Though solid caseback, should've at least expected a movement similar to the 418 (pictured here):
Someone opened the case and SURPRISE!
Firestorm followed with good reason. Sure it's old news, and Panerai I think has been trying to dig themselves (and bury) out of that misery for some time. And though I love my 312, I can't say I have the same love anymore for the brand. I hope to one day again. But rising prices, along with slaps in the face of its loyal customers like this - just sad.