Waiting to become introduced with the impending 2012 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), this masterpiece with the haute horology recollects the traditional magnificence with the brand’s famous pocket watches in the 19th century. With every single component, 1966 Smaller 2nd observe celebrates fantastic Girard-Perregaux’s heritage, whilst its timeless design demonstrates the finest art of simplicity.
Although its 38 mm situation is scaled-down than from the preceding design which was launched final year in Geneva (forty mm scenario), the open up very clear dial, properly framed together with the trendy railyway moment track leaves the perception of your men’s dress watch together with the fantastic measurement.
Grand Feu enamel seams such as the suitable option for the dial. It's all the more beautified with trendy painted Arabic numerals and classically developed, blued metal hour and minute palms. A small 2nd sub-dial, with all the railyway design monitor is moved in the nine o’clock placement, when a tiny date windows takes the 3 o’clock situation. The dial is safeguarded which has a sapphire crystal.
The case of Girard-Perregaux 1966 Tiny 2nd enjoy is created in pink gold and it properly matches a pink gold pin buckle on an elegant black alligator strap. The thickness from the instance is actually awesome just 8.69mm! The enjoy is even more amazing from your back facet. A slightly curved, pink gold caseback with sophisticated engravings recollects the golden ages of your renowned view producer.
Firstly, there exists a indication in the massive anniversary outstanding 220 a long time from the watchmaking enterprise. Moreover, the Maison fondee en 1791 (Started in 1791) signature also celebrates the origins of Girard-Perregaux. Other two critical dates in the brand’s background are engraved to the caseback: Year 1889, when Girard-Perregaux was awarded on the Universal Exhibition in Paris, for its pocket observe afterwards acknowledged as La Esmeralda (this timepiece turned the icon for its tourbillon with a few gold bridges), as well as calendar year 1900, when this fantastic pocket check out was honored at the time all over again at the Universal Exhibition.
Eventually, there exists an engraved signal that Girard-Perregaux 1966 Compact 2nd arrives within a minimal numbered edition of one hundred pieces.
This Girard-Perregaux’s timepiece is driven by an in-house Caliber GP03300 computerized motion that includes 28 jewels. It oscillates for the frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and includes a power-reserve of forty six hours.
Girard-Perregaux 1966 Smaller 2nd observe also carries a component in the brand’s heritage in its identify. Such as the full 1966 Selection, it commemorates the 12 months if the brand name released the first excessive frequency motion which gives wonderful accuracy.