Girard-Perregaux, also know as GP, is a leading Swiss luxury watch brand. Girard-Perregaux was founded in 1791 and since 1906 is known under its current name Girard-Perregaux. It is owned by the Sowind Group/Kering (Gucci, Ulysse Nardin). Shortly after its launch, the predecessor of Girard-Perregaux became the first watch workshop to control all workflows of watchmaking in-house.
GP watches have featured many new and innovative concepts. Girard-Perregaux started the first commercial production of a wristwatch, namely two thousand watches for German Kaiser Wilhelm I and his military corps. In the 1960s, Girard-Perregaux invented the a high-frequency mechanic movement. In the 1970s it set the standard for quartz watches, still valid today: a movement that vibrates with 32,768 hertz. Early in the 21st century, GP developed a constant force escapement. Notable Girard-Perregaux watches are the Girard-Perregaux Gyromatic, Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk, Girard-Perregaux Richeville, Girard-Perregaux Vintage, Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945, Girard-Perregaux Hawk, Girard-Perregaux 1966 Full Calendar, Girard-Perregaux 1966 Minute Repeater. WatchTime is the Girard-Perregaux watches authority. We cover GP watch news and details on Girard-Perregaux watches, You will find Girard-Perregaux price information, Girard-Perregaux reviews, and much more are available on this GP watch page.