Girard-Perregaux has added a Perpetual Calendar to its classically-styled 1966 collection. The 40mm case houses in-house caliber GP033Q0 with 288 components. The caliber uses the Manufacture’s exclusive Microvar variable inertia balance, which is visible through the watch’s transparent case-back.
The Girard-Perregaux 1966 collection is named in honor of the Neuchâtel Observatory’s Centenary Prize, awarded to the Manufacture in 1966 for its achievements in the field of chronometry. This timepiece features a slightly domed dial with a classic symmetrical layout. Delicate gold leaf-shaped hands indicate the hours and minutes while blued hands mark the day, date and month. The moonphase indicator in gold with blue background appears at 6 o’clock.
This piece is available as a limited and numbered edition of 99 pieces in white gold and 99 pieces in pink gold.
Technical specifications appear below the images, which may be enlarged with a click.
Pink gold or white gold case
Diameter: 40.00 mm
Height: 10.74 mm
Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 30 meters
Girard-Perregaux GP033Q0 movement
Calibre: 26.20 mm
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations/hour (4 Hz)
Power reserve: minimum 46 hours
Functions: hours, minutes, perpetual calendar and moon phases indicator
Balance: Microvar, variable inertia
Alligator strap, ardillon buckle in 18 karat gold