What do Girard-Perregaux fans think about the Hawk’s imminent departure?
Live Photos:  Girard-Perregaux at BaselWorld 2015 by BARGE
Girard-Perregaux’s first production quartz watches Paul Delury In 1971, Girard-Perregeaux won the chronometer accuracy competition at the Observatoire de Neuchâtel against competitors from Switzerland and Japan. They did so with their newly developed quartz movement, the GP350. This was the first mass-produced quartz movement having a micro processor controlled... Read more
Live Photos: Girard-Perregaux at Baselworld 2014 Jessica During Baselworld 2014, TimeZone presented Girard-Perregaux with the 2013 Watch of the Year Award for its outstanding Constant Escapement L.M. After the award presentation, Girard-Perregaux introduced the full range of its newest creations: Vintage 1945 XXL Blue Vintage 1945 XXL Large Date... Read more
TimeZone 2013 Watch of the Year The TimeZone 2013 Watch of the Year is the Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. This was the closest race in nine years, with the top two nominees running neck-and-neck throughout the two week voting period. The winner received 24% of the community votes, with... Read more
The 2013 TimeZone Watch of the Year finalists represent the best timepieces of the year. The winner is chosen exclusively by the TimeZone community, the world’s largest community of wristwatch enthusiasts. The finalist with the most votes by noon GMT on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 shall win the 2013... Read more
A couple weeks back, we said goodnight to the forever lights of New York City And rose early the next day for the umpteenth edition of the Timezone Watch Walk NYC. Let’s get to steppin’ We’ve been leading Watch Walk NYC for five years, and will likely have to... Read more
“AIGUILLE D’OR” GRAND PRIX Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. GRANDE COMPLICATION PRIZE A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar LADIES’ COMPLICATIONS WATCH PRIZE Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels... Read more
(Watches from the collections of TomG and myself). Read more
A TimeZone Interview with Michele Sofisti CEO SOWIND Group (Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard)
An interview in October 2012 by William Massena About Michele Sofisti Michele Sofisti has extensive experience in the watchmaking industry. Before creating Sofos Management, his own activity devoted to international strategy, marketing and management consulting, in 2005, Michele Sofisti was President of Swatch AG (Switzerland) for five years. He... Read more
Viva México: the 2012 SIAR Watch Fair Howard Parr 7 October 2012 Earlier this week, I went to the SIAR (Salon Internacional Alta Relojeria) in Mexico City. This was the 6th Edition of the watch fair, and included the most exhibitors yet…44 brands! Most of the brands had scheduled... Read more
An iconic watch represents many facets of a brand, and iconic watches are so enduring that they are representative of the brand itself. For example, the Jaeger Le-Coultre Reverso (Reverso), the Cartier Tank (Tank) and the Rolex Submariner (Submariner). Throughout its 200-year history, Girard-Perregaux has produced several magnificent timepieces... Read more
Not many of these vintage Girard-Perregaux around, and certainly not in such fine original condition. For this model, Girard-Perregaux used the Valjoux Calibre 72C, an especially desirable manual-wind chronograph movement with column wheel construction and triple calendar. Girard-Perregaux also collaborated with the Italian pen manufacturer Montegrappa to craft fine... Read more
A Conversation with Michael Margolis, US President of Girard-Perregaux & JeanRichard
A conversation in February 2012 by Jessica Michael (Mike) Margolis is a watch collector. Mike’s passion for watches began sometime in high school when his father gave him an Omega Seamaster. Mike vividly recalls winding it, setting it, putting it to his ear and falling in love with the... Read more