Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Steel Bracelet


Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Steel BraceletGirard-Perregaux launched its Chrono Hawk collection just over a year ago during Miami’s Art Basel. Up until now, Girard-Perregaux  Chrono Hawk watches have been available only on leather or rubber straps. Now Girard-Perregaux is launching its first Chrono Hawk watches with steel bracelets, in two dial colors.

The Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk is a stylistic descendant of both the Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk model, which was first launched in 1940 and evolved into a divers’ watch in 1970, and the sporty, fondly remembered Girard-Perregaux Laureato collection. It has a distinctive, assymetric case with multiple levels. highlighted by a two-part bezel composed of a round interior and octagonal exterior. The dial — here, available in either silver or metallic blue — is also multi-layered and decorated with a honeycomb-like pattern that echoes the shape of Girard-Perregaux’s famous historical tourbillon bridges.

Inside the Chrono Hawk is Girard-Perregaux’s automatic Caliber GP03300, which powers the watch’s hours, minutes, date, small seconds and chronograph functions, and has a power reserve of at least 46 hours.

The new steel bracelet combines two types of links, the large central ones that run along the middle of the bracelet and the h-shaped links that surround them. The central links feature alternating polished and satin finishes on their outer bevels. The bracelet closes easily with a secure folding clasp and also has a micro-adjustment system the wearer can use to achieve his ideal wearing comfort. Those who may have already purchased a rubber-strap version of the Chrono Hawk should be pleased to learn that the bracelet is interchangeable with the rubber strap and can be purchased separately. The Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Steel Bracelet will retail for $15,100.

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk SB - silver dial

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk SB - blue dial
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  1. William S. Lerner

    I got this watch when it first came out. It has become my go to watch in my collection. It is a thoroughly modern take on a upper end sports watch. I love it, and it always makes me smile when it is on my wrist.

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