Review: Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk

August 26, 2013 . by John Biggs

Girard-Perregaux, to those not familiar with watch lore, is a watchmaker founded in 1791 and that now produces handmade, manufacture pieces in the mid- to high-level range. I”ve been a longtime fan of the brand – they usually come up with designs that are timeless and more classic than, say, Concord, and less fuddy-duddy than…



See 220 Years Of Girard-Perregaux In A City Near You

September 22, 2011 . by John Biggs

G-P is 220 this year and they want you to pop in to see their sexy, sexy old watches. They’re bringing a travelling exhibit to a few cities including New York, Singapore, and London and they’ll be showing off some of their finest G-Ps from years past. If you think modern horology was something, imagine…



The Girard-Perregaux Scuderia Ferrari Foudroyante Rattrapante: Say it five times fast

January 5, 2009 . by John Biggs

Joel at BBG posted this great video of the Girard-Perregaux Scuderia Ferrari Foudroyante Rattrapante. It’s a split second time with Foudroyante (trans. “jumping hand”) complication which displays 1/8 of a second. This is actually the first time I had heard of the complication and looks pretty wacky. Interestingly, Panerai does one too with probably the…



Help victims of Hurricane Felix, win a Girard-Perregaux timepiece

November 12, 2007 . by John Biggs

Very cool. G-P gave the ANF a free, one-of-a-kind watch to raffle off for victims of Hurricane Felix. “Virtus White” is an utterly exclusive piece handcrafted by Girard-Perregaux for ANF. The only one ever manufactured of its kind, this extraordinary watch was created to strengthen ANF’s efforts of providing hope and relief to children and…