At the 2010 SIHH Geneva Watch Fair, Girard-Perregaux will launch two new works, which are the column-wheel chronograph of the Girard-Perregaux 1966 series and the 41mm round watch with three gold bridge tourbillons. Shell watch.
The Girard-Perregaux 1966 series was launched in 2006. With its subtle elegance and top-of-the-line mechanical technology, the Girard-Perregaux series has become a new generation of GP Girard-Perregaux watches. This new chronograph inherits the features of the 1966 series and features both elegance and grace. The 40mm pink gold or white gold case is beautifully crafted with attractive luster, the curved lines and the contour of the lugs are carefully studied, and polished to perfection. For convincing.
The dial is equipped with a central chronograph hand and a 30-minute timer, which is clear and easy to read. The edges of the dial are scaled by tachymeters. The overall layout is balanced and elegant. The new column-wheel chronograph made by GP Girard Perregaux Manufacture, its self-winding movement is composed of 304 parts, and the structure and beautiful craftsmanship of the movement can be seen from the transparent case back.
GP Girard Perregaux’s Long Gold History Tourbillon, a three-gold bridge tourbillon, appears in a 41-mm round case, with a sense of time in its elegance. The number of timepiece treasures is limited to 50 pieces.
The new tourbillon of Sanjinqiao in 2010 continued a glorious history of Girard-Perregaux in the mid-19th century: the founder of the watch factory, Constant Girard, spent many years studying the tourbillon escapement technology and created a three-bridge movement in 1860. Pocket watch with a clockwork drum, central gear and tourbillon system arranged in a straight line. This work won the first prize from the Neuch & acirc; tel Observatory in Switzerland. By 1884, he applied to the US Copyright Office for three patents on the design of arrow-shaped splint movements, and established the concept of the coexistence of technical functions and artistic values of the three-bridge tourbillon movement. This masterpiece of the world won the gold medal of the Paris World Exposition in 1889. The Golden Bridge Tourbillon has a long history.
The three plywood shapes of the Sanjinqiao Tourbillon in 2010 are the same as the old ancestral structure that won the first prize of the Neuchâtel Observatory in 1860. The hollow plywood has a contemporary aesthetic feature. The golden bridge plywood is hollow and polished, and the craftsmanship is flawless. It takes seven days for the craftsman to achieve this perfect effect.
The tourbillon is composed of 72 parts, about 1 cm in diameter and weighs only 0.3 grams. It is similar to a goose feather, showing its delicate details. The miniature platinum winding pendant is installed under the mainspring drum, giving the movement a unique shape. The structure is unreserved, which is also one of the patented technologies of the watch factory. The 41mm pink gold case has just the right curve, making it more comfortable to wear on the wrist.