Girard-Perregaux Laureato Perpetual Calendar: This complication only needs to be adjusted once a century.
Laureato Perpetual Calendar combines intensity of style with the pleasure of daily wear.
In 1975, Girard-Perregaux presented a sporty and original model equipped with an octagonal polished bezel and an integrated bracelet. In 2017, the curtain rises on a new chapter in the history of the Laureato model becomes a true and complete Collection available in 4 sizes: 45 mm, 42 mm, 38 mm and 34 mm.
The Laureato Perpetual Calendar debuting at SIHH 2019 asserts its status as a watch exuding a strong, architectural presence. Its blue dial adorned with a Clous de Paris hobnail pattern, against which the white indications stand out in striking contrast, sets the final touch to this resolutely modern timepiece.
The Calibre GP01800-0033 features a very useful complication, developed and manufactured in-house that displays the date, days, months and leap years in a unique and distinctive way, making the information very easy to read. This complication only needs to be adjusted once a century thanks to its mechanical memory of 1’461 days, which corresponds to 4 years.
“The Laureato collection, which remains as successful as ever, reinterprets the great watchmaking classics while remaining faithful to its contemporary spirit and sporty chic. To tackle the masterful complication represented by the perpetual calendar, Girard-Perregaux has designed a Laureato that is all about subtle positional shifts arranged in a dynamic equilibrium,” said girard-perregaux.com
Carved from a 42 mm diameter steel block, alternately polished and satin-finished, the Laureato Perpetual Calendar it is attached to the wrist with a bracelet of the same nature, finish and quality.
The functions of the Laureato Perpetual Calendar include hours, minutes, centre seconds, date, perpetual calendar with date, day, month and leap year indicators.
Last month, Girard-Perregaux & Farfetch jointly unveiled the first special series for women – Laureato 34mm Quartz with date – exclusively sold on the luxury e-commerce platform. The 34 mm diameter stainless steel Laureato model with a quartz movement featured a particularly elegant pink gold-toned dial adorned with a “Clous de Paris” hobnail motif, and a white rubber strap.