Girard Perregaux - Phillips Watches Online Auction: The Geneva Sessions Spring 2024 Geneva Tuesday, March 5, 2024 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: Girard Perregaux
    Year: 2022
    Reference No: 81071
    Case No: 825
    Model Name: Laureato Absolute Light
    Material: Sapphire crystal and Titanium
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 1800, 24 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Girard-Perregaux rubber strap
    Clasp/Buckle: Titanium Girard-Perregaux deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 44mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and clasp signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Girard-Perregaux International Warranty dated November 07th, 2022, product literature, presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    - In terms of overall grandiose appeal the present Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Light ticks all the boxes with its superbly skeletonized movement and full sapphire crystal case.

    - The Laureato was Girard Perregaux’s answer to the rising demand for sports/casual watches in the 1970s and was launched in 1975 and has remained within the Girard Perregaux collection ever since.

    - The present Laureato Absolute Light maintains all of the Laureato genetic codes with octagonal bezel and cushion shaped case and as the name implies it has been fully opened with a skeletonized movement and sapphire crystal case. The lugs are in titanium and enable a seamless attachment of the strap to the case.

    - Preserved in excellent overall condition and complete with its full set of accessories, the present Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Light is part of an 88 piece limited edition.

  • Artist Biography

    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. 81071
An incredibly attractive limited edition skeletonized sapphire crystal and titanium wristwatch with warranty and presentation box

44mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and clasp signed

CHF25,000 - 50,000 

Sold for CHF53,340

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Phillips Watches Online Auction: The Geneva Sessions Spring 2024

5 - 12 March 2024