Tag: Girard-Perregaux Singapore

Girard-Perregaux Reinvents The Legendary WW. TC Model Within The 1966 Collection

More relevant than ever in a globalised world, the world time complication now enriches the most stylish collection of urban watches by Girard-Perregaux. Certain horological complications have arisen from grand human adventures. This is certainly true of world time, whose invention accompanied the pioneers of railways and later of civil aviation. Playing an integral part … Continued

Girard-Perregaux WW.TC

Horological Cycle: Classic Gentlemen’s Watches Are Back In Fashion Again

Truth be told, in the pursuit of more and more superlative pieces for one percenters, classic, bread-and-butter pieces that are true to a brand’s credo can sometimes be sidelined as a result. But if there’s any silver lining from the world economy’s softening, though, it is that eminently wearable, classic gentlemen’s watches receiving the attention … Continued

Girard-Perregaux 1966 steel

The Iconic Three Gold Bridges Of Girard-Perregaux

Every brand has its own hallmark. That can be a movement feature, a logo, or a special tale behind the timepiece. For Girard-Perregaux, it is all about a movement, about the very special construction of a movement, in fact, something that reveals the prowess of the manufacture – the Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges. Girard-Perregaux … Continued

Girard-Perregaux

Explaining Constant Force In Mechanical Watches

One of the main obstacles in reliable mechanical timekeeping is the unstable delivery of power to the movement’s regulator (meaning the escapement). When the main spring is fully wound, the power transmitted via the gear train to keep the escapement ticking is strong. But once the main spring is almost run down, the torque will … Continued

F.P. Journe Chronometre Optimum constant force mechanism

Blued Steel – Art And Science

Haute horlogerie is chock-full of little details that the untrained eye as well as the expert can appreciate. One such feature we tend to overlook, and dare I say, sometimes take for granted, is blued steel. I’ll say it outright: the primary reason to blue a steel component is first and foremost for aesthetics. Blued … Continued

Girard-Perregaux Neo Tourbillon with Three Bridges
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