Girard-Perregaux by François Chaille

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Published by Flammarion in Paris .

Written in English

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  • Switzerland,
  • Geneva


  • Girard-Perregaux (Firm) -- History.,
  • Clock and watch making -- Switzerland -- Geneva -- History.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementFrançois Chaille.
LC ClassificationsTS543.S9 C39 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3469605M
ISBN 102080304658
LC Control Number2005542808

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Girard-Perregaux SA (French: [ʒiʁaʁ pɛʁəɡo]) is a luxury Swiss watch manufacture with its origins dating back to Sincethe Swiss holding group of Girard-Perregaux, Sowind Group, has been a subsidiary of the French Kering Group.

Headquartered in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the company opened the Girard-Perregaux Museum near its headquarters in Villa Marguerite in Girard-Perregaux is a very old and elite Swiss watchmaker. Today GP watches can and do compete with the biggest names in the business. GP takes great care to produce everything from the finest traditional dress watches in precious metal all the way to cutting edge haute horology pieces like the award winning Constant Escapement.

[wpsm_toplist] Girard-Perregaux history. Since the foundation of Girard-Perregaux init has been making high-end luxury timepieces. It was created by goldsmith Jean-François Bautte being the first watch manufacturing company at that time, creating each watch by hand, starting from the engineering process of the watch to the assembly and polishing of each watch.

Fromthis gentleman’s Girard-Perregaux in gold is an extremely attractive watch that has survived in almost mint condition. Despite being the product of one of the most highly regarded watch makers in the world, it isn’t prohibitively expensive and offers quite remarkable value for money when compared to new timepieces in the high street.

Girard-Perregaux is helping to further demonstrate those connections for us with a book they’ve released in collaboration with the brand’s sponsorship of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The forthcoming book will be named “Mechanics of Dreams.”. A superb book “Girard-Perregaux” by Francois Chaille has recently appeared on the market Girard-Perregaux book about the history of this important house, with the full co-operation of the management there.

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Girard Perregaux is celebrating the 45 th anniversary of the Laureato, the iconic timepiece first released in and now much loved by watch aficionados. To mark this occasion, the Manufacture is pleased to unveil the Laureato Ghost, an exclusive limited edition model, produced in collaboration with Bamford Watch Department.

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Girard-Perregaux Back in Time: «Laureato» The Laureato was created at the same time as the concept of the “sports chic” watch.

It started out simple, became complicated and then went back to basics. Here’s a look at the life and times of a watch in its prime, now approaching its 45th year.

On page of Francois Chaille’s book “Girard-Perregaux”, this exact model is shown as the centre piece in a full page advert fromwith the caption that the “King of jazz”, Sidney Bechet, selects “the Queen of self-winding watches”.

At every level, there is something appealing about vintage Girard-Perregaux watches. ByGirard-Perregaux became one of the first Swiss watch brands to return to the production of traditional mechanical timepieces.

One of the first models they released was a limited re-edition of the brand’s iconic three gold bridges pocket watch. A decade later inthey reimagined this legendary pocket watch in the form of a.

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Girard-Perregaux Mechanical (Automatic) Black Dial Mens Watch T (Certified Pre-Owned). It was really Girard Perregaux’s incredible advances in tourbillons for which the brand is known today. Constant Girard died in and his son, Constant Girard-Gallet took over the Manufacture.

Three years later, inhe purchased the Bautte Company and merged it with Girard-Perregaux. According to Girard-Perregaux, the brand's beginnings started in the late 18th century.

I believe the Girard-Perregaux name began being used during the 19th century. Clearly one of the older watch brands, Girard-Perregaux has an interesting history.

Tracing its origin tothe manufacture now known as Girard-Perregaux took its current form in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in Today, its well known models include the Three Bridge Tourbillon,VintageWorld-Wide Time Control, and Bi-Axial Tourbillon. The rectangular case Girard-Perregaux Vintage collection has both mens and ladies watches; the former includes the handsome, Swiss made, pink gold XXL Large Date and Moon Phases watch (price ), with time in hours, minutes and small seconds, plus a date and moon phase indicator on its silvered opaline dial.

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The Girard-Perregaux Quasar is scheduled to arrive for sale to the general public in March of The retail price has been set at $, per watch.

We’ve not yet heard about how many examples of the watch are planned to be offered so it’s unclear whether this will be a limited edition or a regular run. Girard Perregaux Sea Hawk II 42mm "To John Harrison" Model Retail Price – $11, Our Price – $7, Your Savings – $3, Girard-Perregaux breathes new life into historical models in the and Vintage collections.

As you may have guessed, the watches in question first appeared in andrespectively. The Vintage contains rectangular timepieces in an Art Déco style, while the series revisits the elegant charm of dress watches produced in.

A Girard Perregaux watch is a symbol of elegance and timeless luxury. Discover our growing collection on the Edwards Lowell website and retail outlets in Malta. Edwards Lowell is the official retailer for Girard Perregaux watches in Malta. This display model Girard-Perregaux Vintage GPBLKM is a beautiful Womens timepiece that is powered by a quartz movement which is cased in a stainless steel case.

It has a rectangle shape face, dial and has hand dots style markers. It is completed with a leather band that opens and closes with a tang buckle. Gisbert Brunner’s book “Wristwatches” includes a photograph of a very similar Girard-Perregaux alarm watch to this one on page This has a gold filled case and exactly the same dial as the piece for sale here.

The movement is stated as being a Schild derived unit. For Girard-Perregaux overhauls the collection with a facelift that increases the size of the watch and brings the entire concept more into the brand's modern era. Compared to the existing (world wide time control) collection, this modern incarnation of the classic is welcome, but we wouldn't strictly call it an upgrade so much as an evolution.

Girard Perregaux Laureato. Automatic Stainless Steel Skeleton Dial Watch A. In Girard-Perregaux began submitting their newly developed Gyromatic Calibre 32A movements to the Bureaux officiels de contrôle de la marche des montres (B.O).

This calibre oscillates at 36 vibrations per hour (vph), and was a continuation in the development of the line, as increasing the frequency of the movement’s oscillations was.


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