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Mar 13

Girard-Perregaux Monte-Carlo 1973 Flyback

        Girard-Perregaux is a well-known luxury watch-making powerhouse that traces its roots back to the second half of the 18th century, Switzerland, known among the watch connoisseurs worldwide for the unmatched mechanical purity and sophistication of its limited editions.

        Nevertheless, this brand always strived to improve its horological creations, but at the same time remained fateful to its life-guiding principles and philosophy dedicated to creating watches of exceptional mechanical purity and timeless beauty, rooted in the past but always sophisticated and modern.


Girard-Perregaux Monte-Carlo 1973 Flyback Chronograph Picture Gallery

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        Through the years, Girard-Perregaux experienced a fruitful intertwinement with the exciting world of motor sports. In order to pay a great tribute to this privileged partnership, the brand created another remarkable retro-styled timepiece dedicated to the Monte-Carlo Rally 1973, the new Girard-Perregaux Monte-Carlo 1973 Flyback Chronograph watch, which will surely impress watch-connoisseurs worldwide through its masculine sporty design and through the brand’s well known mechanical expertise.

        The timepiece features a robust stainless steel case, measuring 40 mm in diameter, which revels a nice combination of brushed and polished surfaces, its sophisticated architecture incorporates stalk-like chronograph pushers, a tachymeter engraved bezel and nicely polished lugs.

        Moreover, the timepiece features a silver dial with sporty contrasting blue accents, the dial is fitted black chronograph counters and luminescent-coated, applied hour markers, and baton shaped hour hands. Beneath the brand’s logo in the upper part of the watch’s dial, accented in maroon, there is the Monte-Carlo 1973 inscription, which commemorates the a very important moment in the history of the competition. The timepiece features a 30-minutes chronograph counter, located at 9 o’clock position, 12-hours chronograph at 6 o’clock and small seconds counter at 3 o’clock, moreover, the date is presented in a square aperture located at 4:30.

        At the heart of this timepiece beats the high-precision, wonderfully decorated self-winding Girard-Perregaux chronograph movement – the GP0337A caliber that oscillates at a frequency of 28,800 beats per hour, providing the advantage of 46-hours power reserve, and which allows the watch’s owner to accurately track independent time intervals with a precision of 1/8 of a second.

        The remarkable Girard-Perregaux Monte-Carlo 1973 Flyback Chronograph watch was manufactured in a limited edition of 250 timepieces, it boasts 30 meters water resistance and comes coupled with a stylish alligator leather strap.


 
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