Posts Categorized: Girard-Perregaux

Monochrome Monday: The Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Tourbillon (Now In White Gold)

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As with every object located on earth, a watch is subjected to several forces. Together with magnetic fields, the worst enemy of an escapement is gravity, a force strong enough to deregulate a watch if it remains constantly in the same position. Brice Goulard of Monochrome Watches writes that in order to counteract this undesirable effect, a well-known […]

Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Large Date Moon-Phases

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Girard-Perregaux reveals the complexity behind the dial, adding a level of mechanical involvement to an already dramatic timepiece. The movement’s wheels and levers co-star with the large date and moon-phase displays to increase appreciation of the intricate inner engine. Too often, the fascinating interplay of components that power timepiece displays is hidden behind a dial. […]

Girard-Perregaux Neo-Tourbillon with Three Bridges: 10 Things to Know

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Girard-Perregaux’s Tourbillon with Three Bridges has been an icon of classic design for almost 150 years. This year, the brand’s signature timepiece is reborn with a radical new look. Here are 10 things to know about this futuristic masterpiece.   1. The Neo-Tourbillon features a completely redesigned caliber GP09400 that is larger than previous versions. […]

Monochrome Watch Review: The Girard-Perregaux 1966 Dual Time

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The 1966 Collection by Girard-Perregaux is defined by its clean, pure and refined design. We at Monochrome Watches have hailed its styling before, when we reviewed the 1966 Blue Dial and the more recent 41-mm edition. This collection also includes numerous complications, such as an Equation of Time and Annual Calendar, a full calendar and even a Minute Repeater. The only […]

A Chrono of its Own: Testing the Girard-Perregaux 1966 Column-Wheel Chronograph

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In this feature from the WatchTime archives, we test Girard-Perregaux’s 1966 Column-Wheel Chronograph, powered by the brand’s recently introduced in-house Caliber GP03800. Scroll down to read the complete review, with original photos by OK-Photography. Two years ago, Girard-Perregaux added an in-house, integrated chronograph model to its 1966 collection. It contains a new movement, the manually […]

Girard-Perregaux 1966 Collection in Steel

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La Chaux-de-Fonds-based Girard-Perregaux has unveiled a stainless steel version of its now-iconic Girard-Perregaux 1966 timepiece. Presented  in a 40-mm x 8.9-mm case, this is the first time the 1966 will be offered in steel. The opaline silvered dial of the 1966 is uncluttered and easy to read, with leaf-shaped hour and minute hands and a […]