empressissi™ is pleased to offer this amazing, new old stock with minimal display signs GIRARD PERREGAUX with a high frequency caliber in automatic wind, these were made in very small volumes and are highly sought after calibers.
The watch houses a 441-296 automatic caliber, based on the AS 1920 which was originally designed for the chromometer ASSA Chronospeed 1920, running on exceptional 36,000 bph. This reliable high grade caliber is running on 17 jewels with sweep seconds and date which is quickset by crown press, keeping excellent time and has a mechanical hack for maximal accuracy. It is cased in a classic stainless steel case 'Gerald Genta' design with original finish, mint crystal, signed crown and overall excellent condition.
The dial is factory original in mint condition - classic simulated enamel with black Roman print and original set of hands.
This classic Girard-Perregaux watch measures 35mm side to side (excluding crown) and 40.5mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is its original, excellent condition, never used bracelet with GP clasp in stainless steel. Will fit a wrist of up to 185mm.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards;
To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.