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girard perregaux - GIRARD PERREGAUX 1966 Infinity ONYX 40MM

GIRARD PERREGAUX 1966 Infinity ONYX 40MM

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GIRARD PERREGAUX 1966 Infinity ONYX 40MM

The Vintage 1945 Infinity Edition and the 1966 Infinity Editions capture the elegance of a black tie soirée . Indeed, they demonstrate Girard Perregaux s capacity to imbue watches with notable design flair, seemly aesthetics and the brand s legendary savoir faire These timepieces, showcasing at the Geneva Watch Days are accompanied wit h one message Onyx is the new black
 
According to Girard Perregaux s CEO Patrick Pruniaux The Vintage 1945 Infinity Edition and both the 1966 Infinity Editions in 40mm and 30mm capture the beauty of the past but are refined for today and beyond ,courtesy of timeless aesthetics and mechanical virtue He explain s , Unlike many of our Haute Horlogerie models, the se watches shun complexity, instead they encompass pure lines and graceful proportions . A ll three models impart time lucidly and exhibit a becoming simplicity . Dressed in black onyx, they are paragons of sophistication
 
These timepieces reinterpret the design codes of their respective eras but employ onyx as a new form of expression . Th e Vintage 1945 Infinity is housed in a steel case measuring 36.1 0 x 35.25 mm while the 1966
 
Infinity is available in a 30 mm case for ladies with a 40 mm version for men Each of them draws upon Girard Perregaux s vast expertise , amassed since the company's foundation in 1791
 
Clémence Dubois, Girard Perregaux's Chief Product Marketing Officer states Delicately shaping the black onyx dial s into their respective rectangular and round shapes require s an inordinate amount of skill . It involves no less than 15 meticulous operations spread over a number of months within our Manufacture endowing each piece with exceptional value
 
The 1966 Infinity Edition s pure appearance is manifest courtesy of its slender case , round dial , leaf shaped hands and pink gold indexes classic features in every sense It is supplied with a matching leather strap
perfectly integrated with the case . Further more, a see through case back affords views of the self winding movement and accompanying pink gold oscillating weigh t. The company s monogram is presented at 12 o clock in pink gold , completing th is artistic ensemble
The new iterations of the 1945 and 1966 deliver beauty and functionality , two attributes which have formed the bedrock of our company since its foundation in 1791 ””, says Patrick Pruniaux With t he black onyx dial s recalling the depth of the univers e and its infinite mystery , they are worthy additions to the Infinity series .
 
Watch this space as onyx becomes the new black
 
While both the 30mm and 40mm versions of the 1966 Infinity are limited to 188 examples each

Technical specifications

1966 40 MM
Reference:
49555 1 1 632 BB 60
Limited edition of 188 pieces
 
Case Material: steel, polished
Diameter: 40.00 mm
Height: 8.90 mm
Glass: anti
reflective sapphire
Caseback: sapphire crystal
Dial: polishe d bl ack onyx, pi n k gold indexes and decals
Hands: leafshaped, rhodium plat ed hours & minutes hands, golden central
second hand
Water resistance: 30 meters (3 ATM)
Movement Reference: GP03300
1402 Selfwinding mechanical movement with pink gold oscillating weight
Diameter : 25.60 mm (11 1/2
Height: 3.36 mm
Frequency: 28,800 Vib/h (4 Hz)
Number of components: 218
Number of jewels: 27
Power reserve: min. 46 hours
Functions: Hours, minutes, central second, date
Strap
Material:
black alligator with black and pink gold coloured stitching
Buckle: triple folding, steel

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