Girard-Perregaux is one of the highly renowned Swiss watch manufacturers headquartered in La Chaux-de-Fonds city of Switzerland. Ever since its inception in the yearGirard Perregaux has been very consistent in seeking perfection in watchmaking. The brand stands high for manufacturing top quality luxury watches which perfectly reflect an impeccable blend of technical and aesthetic aspects.
We always try to have a good selection of vintage Girard-Perregaux watches for sale on this site. Founded inGirard-Perregaux is one of the oldest of the major Swiss houses and one of the few that was established in the Georgian rather than Victorian era. Girard-Perregaux has never pursued the mass market and while it is held in very high regard by serious vintage watch aficionados, it remains largely unknown to the man in the street.
Vintage Watch Straps. Straps for vintage fixed wire lug trench or officer's wristwatches. Constant Othenin-Girard learned the craft of watchmaking as an apprentice in La Sagne.
The watch, officially dubbed the Vintage Earth to Sky Edition and essentially a reworking of a model, the more conventionally named Vintage Large Date Moon Phases, is an interesting amalgamation of an early 20th-century rectangular case and dial design with definitely modern materials and aesthetics. Here, or course, the smoked effect is in blue rather than the original gray. One disk is made of clear sapphire, and positioned just.
The unusually creative and perfectionist watchmaker Constant Girard founded a watch factory with his brother inwhich shortly afterwards was renamed in "Girard-Perregaux" when he had married Constant Marie Perregaux, who also came from a family of watchmakers. The most famous model of the house was the "Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges" from the year of Girard-Perregaux was said to have produced the first watches in series about
Times change At one time, making a precision wristwatch and tucking the works into an elegant case was enough. But in the 21st century, a mechanical watch has to show off the gubbins inside to get any cred, so Girard-Perregaux is updating its Vintage model by adding a transparent sapphire dial to reveal the secrets behind the year old classic. The Girard-Perregaux Vintage is one of those classic watches that most people recognize even if they don't know the name.
The client requested that the watch was to be taken care of gently. The overhaul was commissioned by a former client from Switzerland who is a friend of the lady who had inherited the watch. Schild, which was one of the common alarm movements of the s, making it relatively straightforward mechanically.