Girard-Perregaux Launches 1966 Tourbillon with Gold Bridge

by Time&Style Staff

Luxury watchmakers Girard-Perregaux are launched their latest timepiece — the 1966 Tourbillon with Gold Bridge. Their latest creation comes in two limited editions in white and pink gold. Its dial features a sunburst-motif its tourbillon bridge is fashioned in a unique shape known as the “bassiné.” This elegant piece is set to become the latest in the long line of fine watches produced by the Haute Horlogerie.

Technical Specs

Pink or white gold case

Bezel: satin-brushed with diamonds

Diameter: 40.00 mm

Glass: anti-glare sapphire

Hands: in pink or white gold

Crown: pink gold 5N18 or white gold with engraved GP logo

Back: closed with 6 screws

Water resistance: 30 meters

Girard-Perregaux self winding mechanical movement GP09600-0014

(pink gold), GP09600-0021 (white gold)

Caliber: 12 3/4 ’’’

Frequency: 21,600 Vph – (3 Hz)

Power reserve: min. 48 hours

Jewels: 31 rubies

Number of components: 228

Main plate: rhodium plated, circular-grained, circular-grained and beveled

recesses

Bridges: Geneva stripes, polished inside angles

Tourbillon bridge: gold with rounded arms, hand-polished, polished

corners, satin-brushed edges

Balance spring: Philips terminal curve

Balance wheel: variable inertia with gold adjustment screws

Functions: Tourbillon, hour, minute, small seconds on the tourbillon

Strap in brown (pink gold) or black (white gold) alligator

Pink or white gold pin buckle