40k/year NOW. They've been mass-producing watches for the past 9-10 years. So, and I'm guessing here - since there was about 17-18k
made for the "A" series, there's maybe 350,000 Panerai's altogether out there?
Now we're talking about a 1% return rate per year, give or take (I'm sure Pulli is working on a theorum right about now
As for Canadian customers, I'm not 100% sure - Panerai.com says for you to return your watch(es) to RCI in Ontario:
4610 Eastgate Parkway, Unit 1 - Ontario
L4W 3W6 Mississauga
P: 1 866 374 4430
F: 1 905 602 8238