A rare, extremely fine and unusual pink gold wristwatch with tourbillon regulator and three gold bridges movement

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  • Condition Report

  • Manufacturer: Girard Perregaux
    Year: Circa 2006
    Reference No: 9906
    Movement No: 16
    Case No: 16
    Material: 18K pink gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 9600S, jeweled
    Bracelet/Strap: Leather
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K pink gold Girard-Perregaux deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 38.5mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, movement and clasp signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Girard-Perregaux Certificat d'Authenticité dated February 2006, product literature, fitted wooden presentation box and outer packaging

  • Catalogue Essay

    The iconic “three gold bridges” movement has become over time virtually synonymous with avant-garde technical refinement and “out-of-the-box” looks of Girard-Perregaux.

    In the present instance, the mechanical boundaries of the calibre are pushed even further thanks to the addition of a 1-minute turbillon and a rotor for automatic winding. In a stroke of genius, the rotor is superimposed to the mainspring barrel thus achieve perfect balance between the tourbillon at 6 o’clock and the mainspring/rotor combination at 12.

    Offered in practically unused condition and complete of all its original accessories, the present watch is as attractive and complicated as it is collectible.

  • Maker Bio

    Girard Perregaux

    Swiss • 1791

    Celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2016, the company earned its fame as the first vertically integrated Swiss watchmaking company, manufacturing high-grade movements, cases and dials within its premises. Particularly noteworthy are the brand's three-gold-bridge tourbillon pocket watches built by Constant Girard beginning in 1867 — considered amongst the most beautiful movement architectures ever made. An active participant in Switzerland's observatory chronometry competitions, the brand won so many precision awards that they were excluded from competing in 1901.



    Key models include nineteenth and twentieth century pocket watches with three gold bridges, modern tourbillon wristwatches with three gold bridges, minute repeating pocket and wristwatches, as well as sport watches such as the Laureato and Sea Hawk.

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Ref. 9906
A rare, extremely fine and unusual pink gold wristwatch with tourbillon regulator and three gold bridges movement

芝柏,型號9906,十分精細及罕有,18K玫瑰金鏤空自動上弦腕錶,配三金橋陀飛輪,編號第16號,約2006年製。附原裝錶盒、原裝證書

Circa 2006
38.5mm Diameter
Case, movement and clasp signed

Estimate
HK$240,000 - 400,000 
€27,100-45,100
$30,800-51,300

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Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
thomasperazzi@phillips.com
+852 2318 2030

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: EIGHT

Hong Kong Auction 28 May 2019