Girard-Perregaux 1966 Small Second Watch - Harmonious Symmetry and Perfect Readability

Nov 01, 2011
With its permanent desire for innovations and at the same time loyalty to its heritage, Girard-Perregaux has created its new 1966 Small Second watch. Designed in a timeless classical style, it pays tribute to the brands 19th century pocket timekeepers.

The new Girard-Perregaux watch is available in a pink gold case. It measures 38mm in diameter and is 8.59mm high. The top of the case is assembled with a domed sapphire crystal. The model is also equipped with a full-curved engraved case-back. It provides 30-meter water-resistance.

Housed in the case is a dial with a hand-grained finish. Distinguished by harmonious symmetry and perfect readability, it features black Arabic numerals and a railroad-type minute track. The display of the new Girard-Perregaux 1966 Small Second watch indicates central hours and minutes by means of blued-steel hands.

The dial also offers a small seconds counter at 9 oclock. It is counterbalanced by a date indication, arranged at 3 oclock. The "Maison Fondee en 1791" inscription, which means "Founded in 1791", brings to mind the origins of Girard-Perregaux.

Breathing life into the functions is an automatic mechanical Girard-Perregaux GP03300 movement. Paved with 28 jewels, it beats to the rhythm of 28,800 vibrations per hour and supplies a 46-hour power reserve.

Issued in a limited edition of 100 pieces, the new Girard-Perregaux watch goes on an alligator leather strap. It is finalized by a pink gold pin buckle.

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