An example of a late 19th century pocket watch, classically executed with captive barrel, split bi-metalic balance and single roller safety function on the balance.
In 1852, the watchmaker Constant Girard founded the Girard & Cie Firm in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Later he married Marie Perregaux and the Girard-Perregaux Manufacture was born in 1856.
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To learn more on GP click on www.girard-perregaux.ch
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