Only Watch Auction

Monaco, Sep 20, 2007

LOT 14

Girard-Perregaux ?World Time-Perpetual Calendar-Financial?, Pièce Unique.

EUR 0 - 0

Sold: EUR 17,000

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Pink gold case Diameter: 41.00 mm Height: 12.30 mm Screwed water-resistant crowns, Antireflective sapphire crystal, Sapphire crystal case-back fastened with six screws with the special engraving: ?PIECE UNIQUE?, Water resistance: 3 ATM Movement GIRARD-PERREGAUX GP033Q0, Self-winding mechanical movement Calibre: 11 1/2??? Frequency: 28,800 vibrations / hour (4 Hz) Jewels: 26 Power reserve: minimum 46 hours Functions: World time with day/night indication, perpetual calendar, moon phases indication and global stock market trading times

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Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1

As new


Absolutely unique, this creation of the «Manufacture» Girard-Perregaux is the only watch in the world to combine a perpetual calendar, the indication of time in 24 different international cities as well as the business hours of four major stock markets. This timepiece accompanies the rhythm of the international traveller, of the businessman who juggles with time zones. The dial displays the date, the day of the week, the month and the moon phase. The mechanism takes into account the length of each month, even for the leap years and doesn?t require any manual adjustment before 2100. The different times around the world as well as the opening hours of four stock markets ? New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo ? are indicated by an ingenious system of two mobile rings around the dial. All these functions are gathered in an elegant case that is remarkably thin given the technical content of the piece. Created for ONLY WATCH 07, the World Time ? Perpetual Calendar ? Financial is presented in a one-ofa-kind custom made presentation box. it was bespoke designed and created in partnership with David Linley, the famous British designer and manufacturer of high end furniture and luxury accessories. The brief was to conceive a suitable ?house? for a watch of exceptional quality, through intricate and original design. He has created a truly unique piece which references the horological world both through its function and its design. Girard-Perregaux?s universe is one rich in history, passion and innovation. For more than two centuries, our master watch-makers have been developing the crafts that give birth to legendary watch creations like the Tourbillon under three gold bridges. Far away from passing fads, constantly searching for perfection, they dedicate all their attention and skill to the small details that make up every timepieces we produce. Girard-Perregaux World Time - Perpetual Calendar - Financial An authentic, high-end, Swiss «Manufacture of Haute Horlogerie», Girard-Perregaux designs and realizes both the outside and the inside of the watch, with particular attention to the design and to the movements.