Girard-Perregaux Place Girardet. This exceptional series of 225 unique watches celebrates the history of the Brand and its emblematic gold bridge. On each dial, a gold plaque connected to the movement gives a year between 1791 and 2016, also evoked by a phrase highlighting a noteworthy historical event. The series offers multiple combinations with different styles of hour markers and dial decorations. A specially-developed self-winding mechanical movement is housed in a pink gold case.
Girard-Perregaux Place Girardet, an exceptional and unprecedented collection. Each dial is notable for its original combination of decorations. And, for the very first time, the Manufacture’s emblematic Pont d’or, soars above a Microvar balance wheel.
Beginning with this 225th anniversary, this collection, as well as all future Girard-Perregaux’s creations, will display a new logo, which is labeled with the year 1791. On each of these unique dials, leaf-shaped hands, covered with luminescent material, indicate the passing of time.
The face of the series models takes up the Manufacture’s emblematic Golden Bridge. Situated at 6 o’clock, it stretches above the oscillations of the Microvar balance for the first time. On this edition, Girard-Perregaux alternates the colors, finishes, decorations of the dial and types of indexes. Depending on the period, the index also adopt different styles.At 9 o’clock, the small golden plaque, mounted directly on the movement, appears on the face through a window. At the center, a quote emphasizes a relevant event of the year displayed: be it in Girard-Perregaux’s history or in horology’s, but also cultural, scientific or politically significant milestones. Thus, the year 1808
The Girard-Perregaux Place Girardet case, in pink gold, boasts a 41 mm diameter, and a height slightly under eleven millimeters. The case and lugs extend into a black alligator strap, with a deployment buckle, also in pink gold. The watch is guaranteed water resistant to 30 meters.