Dating girard perregaux movements
I particularly like the resultant neatness this grants.
Six screws secure the exhibition caseback which provides a splendid view of the self-winding Manufacture movement within.
One of the joyous aspects of modern life is that travel is relatively affordable, comfortable and convenient.
The world is a small place courtesy of modern travel.
The case diameter of 44 mm is perfectly in tune with modern tastes.
Encircling the moon-phase is a small seconds display.
Understandably, Girard-Perregaux are very proud of this detail and the company has patented the know-how.
The date change is instantaneous, “jumping in 15 milliseconds” to the next value.
Girard-Perregaux has skilfully blended polished and satin-brushed surfaces with stylish aplomb.
The bezel sparkles in ambient light courtesy of its polished surface. Interestingly, the lugs draw the strap close to the caseband, with no discernible gap between the strap and case.
Arguably the most notable element to the dial, is the big date.