Girard-Perregaux



Girard-Perregaux Creates New Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges
Girard-Perregaux has created a new 2010 version of its legendary Tourbillon with three gold Bridges to join the brand’s Haute Horlogerie collection. The new masterpiece of the brand reflects the rich heritage, dating back to the middle of the 19th century. It is synonymous to supreme elegance, equally timeless and highly contemporary.

Now, the Girard-Perregaux watch demonstrates a round case crafted in pink gold and measuring 41 mm in diameter. The case demonstrates proportions and curves to provide a perfect fit on the wrist.

The new Tourbillon with three gold Bridges boasts a rare shape for the bridges themselves, actually inspired by the bridges found on the watch that received the prize by the Neuchatel Observatory in 1860. read more


Girard-Perregaux Creates 1966 Chronograph Watch
Girard-Perregaux’s iconic 1966 collection, introduced in 2006, has been joined by a new timepiece – the 1966 Chronograph watch. The timepieces from the collection stand out due to their subtle elegance and perfect craftsmanship.

The new Girard-Perregaux watch has inherited the classic spirit of its predecessors in both its style and functionality. The case of the watch, 40 mm in diameter, is crafted from pink or white gold. The thoroughly fashioned curvature and lugs provide perfect comfort on the wrist. The precious material reveals meticulous finishing.

The 1966 Chronograph watch is a traditional chronograph presented via a 30-minute counter and a central seconds hand. The chronograph function is really easy-to-read on the perfectly balanced dial. read more


Girard-Perregaux R and D 01 Chronograph Monte Carlo 1983 Watch
In 2009, the Girard-Perregaux R&D 01 collection has been joined by a new limited edition timepiece– the R&D 01 Chronograph Monte Carlo 1983 watch. The eye-catching and technically sophisticated timepiece is created as a tribute to a car constructed for rally competitions and named Lancia 037.

The new Girard-Perregaux watch commemorates the Monte-Carlo Rally 1983 when Walter Rohrl and Christian Geistdorfer won the two first places at the wheel of their Lancia 037.

The sporty stainless steel case of the R&D 01 Chronograph Monte Carlo 1983 watch, 43mm in diameter, was designed by Luigi Macaluso. The case boasts a finely brushed finish and incorporates a domed polished bezel. The specially-protected crown positioned at 4 o'clock is used for winding and setting the timepiece.
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New Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk Pro 1000 M Watch
The new Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk Pro 1000 M is to be presented at SIHH 2008. The diver's watch has a 44mm brushed stainless steel case. Its unidirectional rotating bezel is equipped with a black rubber graduated ring for dive time calculation. The matte black dial spotlights applied rings for the power reserve indicator and sub seconds display. The hands and hour indices demonstrate bold luminous applications to guarantee perfect visibility in low light conditions.
The protected screw-down crown and case-back, and a thick sapphire crystal allow the watch to withstand pressures even at 1000 meters depth. The watch is equipped with Girard-Perregaux GP033RO self-winding manufacture movement read more


Girard-Perregaux Laureato Watch for Lovers of America's Cup
As for the upper side of the bezel and the pushers, they are coated with vulcanized rubber. The exclusive Girard-Perregaux Laureato USA 98 Titanium and Rubber Chronograph watch has been developed in à limited edition of just 150 pieces. read more


Girard-Perregaux Offers Cat's Eye Tourbillon Haute Joaillerie Watch
Girard-Perregaux is excited to deliver its new Cat’s Eye Tourbillon Haute Joaillerie lady’s watch - a perfect marriage of jewellery art and refined watchmaking.

The new Girard-Perregaux watch is offered in an oval-shaped case, paved entirely with baguette-cut diamonds. The peerless artisans at the manufacture have thoroughly chosen 287 diamonds with respect to their cut, color and clarity. Setting of the gems, which weight totals to 20 carats, required over 700 hours of painstaking work.

The case is equipped with a winding crown, which is adorned with twelve baguette-cut diamonds and an exceptional rose-cut diamond.

The new Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye Tourbillon Haute Joaillerie watch boasts a diamond-studded dial, which makes a fine match with the geometry of the case. It ensures central hours and minutes.
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Girard Perregaux 1966 Full Calendar Automatic Watch - Discreet Elegance
The new 1966 Full Calendar automatic watch is another excellent offer from the house of Girard Perregaux.

Distinguished by discreet elegance, the new Girard Perregaux watch boasts a 40 mm round-shaped case, crafted from white gold. It sports a bezel, produced from the same material. The case is built to be 30-meter water-resistant.

On its top side the model is armed with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal. Its back part is also endowed with a sapphire glass.

The new Girard Perregaux 1966 Full Calendar automatic watch is complimented by a black or white-silvered dial. It sports a standard three-hand layout. The hour and minute hands are leaf-shaped. Moreover, the display offers a function of calendar with date, day, month and moon phase indicators.
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Meet Girard-Perregaux 1966 Tourbillon with Gold Bridge Watch
Celebrating its 220th anniversary, the Girard-Perregaux Manufacture reveals its new sophisticated timepiece - the Girard-Perregaux 1966 Tourbillon with gold Bridge. The watch will join the Haute Horlogerie collection. Reflecting the essence of watchmaking tradition, the timepiece will be limited to just 50 pieces.

The new Girard-Perregaux watch demonstrates a sober and elegant design. The silvered dial is completed with ‘Breguet’ Arabic numerals. The time is indicated by blued steel leaf-shaped hands.

The 40mm case, crafted from pink gold, demonstrates clean lines. The curvature and lugs of the case have been meticulously fashioned to provide supreme comfort on the wrist. The case was subjected to careful finishing operations to enhance the brilliance of its pink gold surface.
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Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 XXL Chronograph Watch - Traditional and Trendy
Girard-Perregaux is happy to introduce an impressive Vintage 1945 XXL Chronograph watch. Both traditional and trendy, this model demonstrates the ability of the brand to unite past and present.

The new Girard-Perregaux watch is available with a rectangular-shaped steel case. Art-deco inspired, it at the same time demonstrates progressive design features. The measurements of the case are 36 mm x 37 mm x 12.90 mm. It is endowed with a time-setting crown, joined by two neatly arranged chronograph pushers.

On its front side, the model boasts a top quality sapphire crystal. The case is also fitted with a transparent sapphire crystal back, fastened with 4 screws. The water-resistance of the case is ensured down to 30 meters.
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Enjoy Girard-Perregaux ww.tc Lady Watch
Girard-Perregaux has proudly taken the wraps off its fascinating ww.tc Lady watch, which targets contemporary women, dynamic in their appearance and behavior.

The extraordinary novelty is set in steel or pink gold case. It features the dimensions of 41 mm x 11 mm: diameter and height indicated respectively. The case carries an elegant bezel, which presents a shimmering play of 54 gorgeous diamonds. Their overall weight is equal to 1.95 carats.

The case of the new Girard-Perregaux watch is equipped with two crowns. Embellished with onyx cabochons, the crowns face each other, positioned at 3 and 9 o’clock. The case construction is 30-meter water-resistant. The model is also equipped with a see-through case-back, bolted down with six screws.
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Girard-Perregaux 1966 Small Second Watch - Modern Technology behind Timeless Design
The house of Girard-Perregaux is pleased to unveil its new 1966 Small Second watch, which represents a subtle reflection of the brand’s core values and its mastery in fine watchmaking.

Designed in the classical style, the new Girard-Perregaux extraordinary watch boggles the public’s imagination with its incredible purity.

Demonstrating the love for details close to perfection, the model is proposed with a 40 mm round-shaped case. It is rendered in white or rose gold. The case is equipped with a time-setting crown, located at 3 o’clock. The water-resistance of the model is assured down to 30 meters.

Aimed at the lovers of timeless design and modern technology, the new Girard-Perregaux watch is teamed with a black leather strap.
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Girard-Perregaux Auctions 1966 Chronograph for MILK
Girard-Perregaux offers its support to the charity organization “MILK (Mainly I Love Kids) ” aimed at reaching out and helping disadvantaged children and young people. The company will auction its special edition 1966 Chronograph during a gala dinner to be held in Singapore. The timepiece has been specially designed for the MILK auction.

The unique Girard-Perregaux 1966 Chronograph watch for MILK is animated by the brand’s column-wheel chronograph movement. For the first time, the model boasts a skeleton dial, a 40mm pink gold case and a case-back personalized with the signature of Gino Macaluso, the Manufacture’s Chairman and President.

The watch offers technical sophistication and authentic design. The design of the case is synonymous to timeless elegance, reflecting the well-maintained watchmaking tradition of Girard-Perregaux round watches. The harmoniously proportioned case features smooth curves and extended lugs to guarantee utmost comfort of wearing.
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Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 New York Limited Edition in Vintage Style
If you are fascinated by vintage-style staff and feel passionate about New York, you will surely appreciate the new Girard-Perregaux timepiece – the Vintage 1945 New York Limited Edition watch. The watch demonstrates fine contemporary craftsmanship inherent to the brand.

The "Grand Feu" black enamel dial impresses by its clarity. Besides hours and minutes indicated by elegant hands, the dial also features small seconds in a counter found at 7 o’clock, a power reserve indicator at and a date sub-dial at 5 o’clock.

The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 New York Limited Edition watch is released in a limited edition of just 10 pieces.  read more


Meet Girard-Perregaux ww.tc World Wide Time Control Chronograph
The undeniable highlight of the Girard-Perregaux ww.tc watches is surely its “World Time” display function. This feature ensures the simultaneous presentation of all time zones on the dial. This extraordinary system is based on the brand’s ingenious coupling mechanism.

The ww.tc World Wide Time Control Chronograph watch is powered by a manufactory-made self-winding mechanical movement - GP033C0 calibre. Incorporating 63 jewels, this mechanism operates at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and boasts a 46-hour power reserve.

The ww.tc watch is aimed at watch enthusiasts, who appreciate contemporary design and impeccable functionality. read more


Boucheron and Girard-Perregaux - Ladyhawke Tourbillon Watch
A collaborative project between Boucheron and Girard-Perregaux, the spectacular Ladyhawke Tourbillon jewelry watch is powered by the legendary Tourbillon with three gold bridges.

The movement is an up-to-date interpretation of the calibre Constant Girard-Perregaux, which experienced its world premiere and took the gold at the Paris Universal Exhibition held in 1889. It was the very same year, when Frederic Boucheron earned a place on the winners’ rostrum in the Jewelry category.

The Boucheron brand has build a solid reputation as a jeweler, which specializes in watches themed around animals. The one off Ladyhawke Tourbillon watch, which represents a falcon clutching a watch, is an eloquent evidence of the brand’s rich wellspring of expertise.  read more


Vintage 1945 Jackpot Tourbillon at Poker Tournament
On November 22, the Eurosport channel retransmitted in live the final of the poker tournament, the Partouche Poker Tour, which was held at the Palm Beach Casino in Cannes, France.

In the course of the game, the French player Jean-Paul Pasqualini exposed on his wrist the Vintage 1945 Jackpot Tourbillon watch from Girard-Perregaux. Eventually the Frenchman became the winner of the tournament and was awarded a cheque for 1.000.000 Euro.

The spectacular Girard-Perregaux watch, which showed up on the wrist Jean-Paul Pasqualini, is available with a pink gold case, which features the dimensions of 43.00 mm x 43.95 mm. The watch dial is protected by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal. The case-back is also fitted with a sapphire crystal, affixed by four screws.

The functionality of the Vintage 1945 Jackpot Tourbillon watch includes a tourbillon, hours, minutes, a slot machine with a chime mechanism and small seconds on the tourbillon. Animating these functions is the hand-wound GPFAY08 movement, set with 38 jewels. The movement features a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 21,600 vibrations per hour.

The Girard-Perregaux watch boasts a 96-hour power reserve and is 30-meter water-resistant.

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Girard-Perregaux Supports Moritzburg Festival 2009
The celebrated Swiss watch-making house Girard-Perregaux, an avid supporter of classical music and other performance arts, happened to be a partner of the Moritzburg Festival, which was held within a period of two weeks in Dresden, Germany. The event in question was brought to a conclusion on Thursday, July 23rd.

The Moritzburg Festival takes place every summer. Its rich program embraces numerous chamber music performances: lots of them come around in the most scenic historic buildings in Dresden, such as Moritzburg Castle and the renowned Frauenkirche cathedral, which welcomed a recital of organ works, performed by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1736.

Heartily received by the Festival organizers as well as Dr. Wolfgang Schauble, Federal Minister of the Interior for the German Republic, the American composer John Harbison was honored to be a Composer-in-Residence for the 2009 season.

This horological company enjoys a close bond of friendship with cellist Jan Vogler, the musical director for the festival. The famous Swiss watch manufacturer Girard-Perregaux will undoubtedly take its devotion to the arts to the 21st century due to the company’s ongoing relationship with this outstanding musician.



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Girard-Perregaux Unveils ww.tc Chronograph at Only Watch 09
The Girard-Perregaux ww.tc watches are considered to be the most elegant up-to-date examples of timekeeping companions with world time complications and are found on the list of the brand's bestsellers.

Recognizing the attraction of the ww.tc, Girard-Perregaux has manufactured an exceptional interpretation intended for the Only Watch event to be held in September. This charity auction of exclusive timepieces will take place in Monaco under the auspices of Prince Albert II. All funds realized from the sale will go to Monegasque Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Manufactured from high-tech black ceramic with an inner core made of titanium, the case of the Girard-Perregaux ww.tc Ceramic Only Watch 09 chronograph boasts a diameter of 43 mm.

This case, stealthy and scratch-resistant, coordinates well with rubber accents on chronograph pushers and a winding crown.

The sapphire crystal, whose features include an elegant domed profile, is joined seamlessly to the domed bezel, exposing durable scratch-resistant protection to the special and colorful ww.tc dials.

To create a handsome and sporty contrast, the chronograph counters are silvered against a black background. Both hour markers and hands feature luminous coatings for robust low-light visibility.

Day and night hours are accurately demarcated on the rotating 24-hour ring by means of glaring red for the hours from 6:00 to 18:00.

The traditional city of Paris on the outer city ring, indicating UTC/GMT +1, has been substituted for Monaco, performed in glaring red.

With the time set and the appropriate city oriented at 12 o'clock, the wearer of this Girard-Perregaux watch can read the times around the world.

The chronograph function with its efficient flyback mechanism permits the wearer to record successive intervals of elapsed time without stopping and resetting afterwards the central chronograph hand.

The Girard-Perregaux ww.tc Ceramic Only Watch 2009 chronograph is powered by the manufacture GP 3387 automatic movement. Having 13 lignes in diameter and 8.20mm in overall height, this modular caliber manufactured by Girard-Perregaux demonstrates a balance wheel beating at 28,800 vibrations per hour and offers a 40-hour power reserve. Six screws secure the case-back, which shows the delicately finished movement through a tinted sapphire crystal display.

The brand signature along with "Piece Unique", the reference number, the words "Ce/Ti No 1/1" to denote the case materials, as well as the exclusive manufacture of the model are etched on the back side’s outer ring.

The Girard-Perregaux exclusive ceramic-cased ww.tc chronograph watch will be put up for auction without a reserve price on the evening of September 24, 2009.
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Girard-Perregaux Launches Laureato Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2009 Watch
Girard-Perregaux introduces the Laureato Bol d’Or Mirabaud chronograph 2009 to mark the 71st edition of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud.

As a sponsor of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud for the third year, Girard-Perregaux has once again launched a timepiece on the occasion of the biggest inland regatta in Europe.

The Laureato Bol d’Or Mirabaud chronograph stands out due to the brand's up to date approach.

While manufacturing this watch, Girard-Perregaux emphasizes again that fine watchmaking and competition sailing share the similar values – high professionalism, great patience and passion are among them.

The Girard-Perregaux Product Creation and Development department has paid a thorough attention to the development of the Laureato. Perfectly designed through the involvement of Luigi Macaluso, President of the watchmaking manufacture, the project is passed over to the company's Process engineering and R&D.

Then, after all the aspects of the concept properly tested, the timepiece is eventually produced and in-house assembled.

Ideal for nautical activities, the Laureato’s bezel, crown and pushers are decorated with rubber. Its titanium-forged case boasts corrosion resistance every sailor is familiar with.

The chronograph in question can be successfully used in the course of competition. Its flyback function provides accurate different racing time readings.

Besides, the chronograph's central hand happens to be very useful for getting an exact countdown for the extremely important ten minutes before the start of regattas.

This very time is clearly demonstrated in the zone between 12 and 2 o'clock - the first five minutes highlighted in blue and the following pre-start phase five minutes highlighted in red.

So, some of the competitors will become soon happy owners of the thirty pieces released especially for the event.

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GIRARD PERREGAUX Launches Special Editon R&D for LP Chronograph
The R&D 01 stands out due to the unique position of its push-pieces it has on the left side. This facilitates operating the functions of the chronograph for racing drivers.

In the meantime, the crown, having a smooth and curved incorporated crown-shield, is featured at 4 o’clock to make the timepiece really user-friendly.

The smooth, rounded crown-guard with its form suggested by the air intake of a competition car, serves as a protector for both the date corrector and the crown. The manufactured movement can be seen through the case-back made of sapphire crystal. The case-back is fastened with six Imbus screws – the similar ones are used in the competition car construction.

The Girard-Perregaux model is manufactured according to the customer’s request in a black PVD steel limited edition in cooperation with Laurent Picciotto, a true friend of Girard-Perregaux and a watch enthusiast.


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