Girard Perregaux Watch
Circa 1963, mechanical, hand wound, Girard Perregaux watch with “in house” movement beating at 21,600 beats per hour. Silver dial with applied, wide, gold, hobnail cut indices to the points of the compass interspersed with slim Baton indices. Gold “Dauphine” (dagger) hands and slim, centre, running seconds hand. Super slim, 18ct Yellow Gold case of Girard Perregaux make and so marked; textured, concave bezel; bubble back affording comfort to the wearer; semi concealed “lozenge” lugs; black leather strap. 34 mm over the case.
Girard Perregaux was founded in La Chaux de Fonds Switzerland in 1791. Queen Victoria and Ian Fleming both admired these watches. Girard Perregaux recently introduced a look alike to the 1966 version of this watch which sells in the UK for £9,600.