Category: Girard-Perregaux

  • Girard-Perregaux Laureato Hands-On

    Girard-Perregaux first produced a luxury sports watch with octagonal bezel and integrated bracelet in 1975, during an era known for iconic watch designs. Just last year they relaunched the Laureato, inspired by that 70s model, with a “Clous de Paris” dial, that is akin to the Royal Oak’s “Grand Tapisserie” dial, at Baselworld 2016, in […]

  • Girard-Perregaux 1966 Annual Calendar and Equation of Time SIHH 2012

    Originally introduced in 2009, Girard-Perregaux will announce a new rose gold and ruthenium version of the 1966 Annual Calendar and Equation of Time at SIHH 2012. The Annual Calendar and Equation of Time comes in a 40 mm diameter by 10.72 mm thick rose gold case. Functions inlcude hours, minutes, small seconds, annual calendar and […]

  • Girard-Perregaux ww.tc World Wide Time Control “Dark Night”

    Girard-Perregaux recently introduced a special edition of the WW.tc World Wide Time Control timepiece, the “Dark Night.” The Dark Night is presented in a 43 mm diameter smooth black ceramic case, powered by in-house caliber GP03387. The 63-jewel Swiss automatic movement beats at 28,800 vph with a power reserve of 46-hours. Functions include hours, minutes, […]

  • Introducing The Girard-Perregaux DLC Titanium Bi-Axial Tourbillon

    Today, Girard-Perregaux introduced a new version of the Bi-Axial tourbillon. Presented in a 45 diameter by 18.5 mm black Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) titanium case, the new <emGirard-Perregaux Bi-Axial Tourbillon is a nice change for a company with 152 years of traditional watchmaking experience. The movement is as you would expect, of the highest quality […]

  • Girard Perregaux ww.tc Chronograph in steel Hands-On

    There is something indescribably awesome about wearing a world-timer. It may have something to do with the increased functionality of a mechanical timepiece that does much more than just keep the local time (instead of just relying on a smartphone). It may have something to do with the added complexities of the mechanical movement, the […]

  • Girard-Perrgaux Tri-Axial Tourbiilon Teaser

    Girard-Perregaux just sent us a teaser of their soon to be released Tri-Axial Tourbillon. Follow us during Baselworld 2014 for updates and images, as we bring you the latest releases from all the most important watch brands at the show — live from Basel, Switzerland.

  • The Chamber of Wonders

    This year at Baselworld, Girard-Perregaux debuted The Chamber of Wonders which consists of three artistic models within the 1966 collection. The three dials are distinguished by three historic maps: The Pearl of Wonders, The Terrestrial Map and The New World “Novus Orbis.” Each version is limited to 18 pieces and comes in a 40 mm […]

  • Girard-Perregaux 1966 Large Date and Moon Phases

    Girard-Perregaux introduces a new 1966 timepiece with a patented large date display function. The 1966 Large Date and Moon Phases has a mechanism consisting of two superimposed disks built into the GP03300 manufacture movement. According to the manufacturer, “It displays the date with no border between the digits for exceptional readability. The upper disk is […]

  • Girard-Perregaux to relaunch Laureato at Baselworld 2016

    In 1953, Rolex introduced their now iconic Submariner sports watch, in a steel case. By the 1970s, the top watchmaking houses began to introduce steel sports watches as well. Beginning with Audemars Piguet Royal Oak in 1972. Followed by Girard-Perregaux in 1975 with the Laureato, Patek Phillipe with the Nautilus in 1976, IWC with the […]

  • Baselworld 2016: Girard-Perregaux 1966 Skeleton

    In addition to the new Laureato we showed you earlier this month, Girard-Perregaux will debut a new openworked timepiece at Baselworld 2016, called the 1966 Skeleton. Based on caliber GP1800, the anthracite gray ruthenium movement has been skeletonized, and then hand chamfered, polished, and satin-brushed. Automatic caliber GP01800-0006, consists of 173 total components, 25 jewels, […]

  • Girard-Perregaux Three Bridges “Blue Spinel”

    The Girard-Perregaux Laureato Tourbillon 3 Bridges was a favorite among the attendees during the Girard-Perregaux (SIHH) US press conference last month. While the movement of the tourbillon cage, balance wheel and escapement will definitely catch your attention – surprisingly – the tourbillon is not what everyone was talking about. Instead, it seemed everyone’s attention was […]

  • Introducing the Girard-Perregaux “Hawk” collection

    Today Girard-Perregaux announced two new Hawk sport watches: the redesigned Sea Hawk and the all new Chrono Hawk. The “Sea Hawk” moniker has been used since the creation of this collection in the 1940s to designate especially high water-resistance models. In 2002 the current design was created, with generous case sizes, depth ratings of 1,000 […]