Girard-Perregaux – Superior Craftsmanship & the Highest Standards


by Joseph Levy
Friday, August 01, 2008

Girard-Perregaux – Superior Craftsmanship & the Highest Standards

Girard-Perregaux – Superior Craftsmanship & the Highest Standards

When it comes to elegant watch collections, The Watchery brings to its collectors, connoisseurs and customers the finest craftsmanship, style and technical innovation ever found in watches. Included in the fine luxury watch collections is Girard Perregaux, one of the oldest and finest watch companies in the world. Dating back to 1791, the quality, innovation, and style of Girard Perregaux watches continue to impress watch aficionados with superior craftsmanship. In fact, the watchmakers of Girard Perragaux meet the highest standards of quality and reliability, earning a well-respected and flawless reputation in the watch industry. Whether for a man or a woman, Girard-Perregaux watch collections offer impeccable creations that are unmatched in distinction. Manufactured from the finest materials, each watch is crafted by master artisans.

Some of the Most Complicated Timepieces Around the World

Displaying mastery in luxury watch-making, Girard-Perregaux is well known for the Tourbillon under Three Gold Bridges watches, a watch that sums up precision, technicality, and true watch-making art. It was in 1867 when the first tourbillion with three gold bridges was presented by Constant Girard-Perregaux after which he went on to create the magnificent watch for the next 25 years, during a time when complications of this type were considered very daring. The watch received countless honors before achieving the distinction of “hors concours” which is a quality judged beyond compare. It wasn’t until 1981 that it reappeared as a limited edition, ultimately beginning a new life as a wrist watch.

Girard-Perregaux Produces the Vast Majority of its Timepieces

Today, Girard-Perregaux is known to manufacturer some of the most complicated timepieces throughout the world. Rather than relying on stock parts made by outside companies, Girard-Perregaux produces the vast majority of the watch movements in each timepiece. Take for example the Girard-Perragaux Classique Elegance watch collection, which displays the craftsmanship that has characterized the company as being among the greatest Swiss watch-making company. Offering a range of models from round or shaped cases, Girard-Perregaux watches come in steel, 18K white or rose gold and are created with exclusive mechanical movements. Meticulously decorated by expert watch-makers, the magnificent timepieces can be found in ultra-slim styles simply with time and date or more bold chronograph, moon-phases and other remarkable complications.

Flawless Sports Elegance & High Luxury Watch-Making

Perhaps your dream is to own a watch from the Girard-Perragaux BMW Oracle Racing sports collection. While the watches are produced in a very limited series, they feature an array of models that turn the heads of any spectator. Consider the Sea-Hawk II USA-71, featuring a stainless steel case, complete with a richly detailed carbon fiber dial complete with the Girard-Perregaux manufactured movement, along with a powerful reserve complication. Or perhaps your taste goes more to the ww.tc USA 76 model, a watch that exhibits an innovative world time display coupled with a chronograph mechanism. If your goal is to have the ultimate in watches, then the exclusive collection from the Sea-Hawk II Professional “Challenger of Record,” will be more to your liking. As the world’s first 3000 meter dive watch, this magnificent timepiece comes complete with a flying tourbillon complication. Or perhaps you’d be more interested in the Girard-Perragaux R&D 01 chronograph, which displays an innovative placement of the chronograph start and stop buttons, making deployment under racing conditions much easier.

Girard Perregaux Consistently Blazes New Trails

Girard Perregaux watch-makers have earned the distinction for developing many originals over the years. Regardless of the Girard-Perregaux watch you choose, you can expect your timepiece to showcase elegance as well as complex case finishing’s with alternative brushed and polished surfaces. The exceptional luxury timepieces are flawlessly crafted and have won Girard Perregaux countless design awards. As a visionary company, Girard-Perregaux consistently leads the way, reaching higher levels of quality and reliability with each new design. To experience the ultimate in luxury, Girard Perregaux has been labeled as one of the most beautiful watches in watch making history. For those seeking something innovative, reliable and beautiful, Girard Perregaux will always win the favor of discriminating watch aficionados.