Tag: Girard-Perregaux

Keeping It In The Family – Five Of The Best In-House Chronographs

Chronographs are a favourite complication among watch enthusiasts, but like most things, they come in various grades. In the middle of the heap is the modular chronograph, which, as its name suggests, sports a modular construction: a base calibre with a chronograph module added on top. Because this variety is cheaper and easy to produce, … Continued

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Blue Chip – Watches With Blue Dials

If there were a People’s Choice Award for the world’s favourite colour, blue would win hands down. No surprise then that watchmakers have been serving up scores of blue dial beauts over the last couple of years. You could hardly fault them for doing so: cobalt or electric blue shades lend themselves well to sporty … Continued

Girard-Perregaux 1966

3 Little Known Facts About The World’s First Swiss Wristwatches

The humble wristwatch, we see it on everyone, yet many people do not know the significance of its evolution. Despite the fact that global mobile phone adoption rates have exponentially sky rocketed in the past two decades, and the prediction in the 90s that the wristwatch would become obsolete, the wearing of the wristwatch is … Continued

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