Diamond coursethis year a manufactory from “ the Swiss Siberia “ the cities of La of Sho - de - Fo, Girard - Perregaux has paid at last a tribute to a vintage. Luigi Makkaluzo, president Girard - Perregaux, the great expert on racing cars and classical music, has presented in Geneva within the limits of salon SIHH absolutely new hour line “ 1966 “. Into it have entered man`s model with the round case from pink gold, with a calendar and function “ time equation “ (Annual Calendar and Equation of Time) and a flat women watch “ Lady 1966 “ with the round it is yellow - the gold case and a nacreous dial.
this year a manufactory from “ the Swiss Siberia “ the cities of La of Sho - de - Fo, Girard - Perregaux has paid at last a tribute to a vintage. Luigi Makkaluzo, president Girard - Perregaux, the great expert on racing cars and classical music, has presented in Geneva within the limits of salon SIHH absolutely new hour line “ 1966 “ . Into it have entered man`s model with the round case from pink gold, with a calendar and function “ time equation “ (Annual Calendar and Equation of Time) and a flat women watch “ Lady 1966 “ with the round it is yellow - the gold case and a nacreous dial. Female model of this vintage collection - the simple, delightful hour classics. Without doubts, it is hours “ for all times “. Also it is a question not only that “ Lady 1966 “ is an external classics, that is almost museum from the point of view of design hours, but also that their mechanism, this touching and hardworking flat calibre entirely made on a manufactory in La Sho - de - Fo, in itself is a visible copy haute horlogerie.
However not only new lines lives now, during this difficult financial time, Girard - Perregaux. Older female line of a manufactory - line Cat ` s Eye, presented to Geneva in April, 2004, has replenished now with a rare copy. This copy under name Cat ` s Eye Haute Joaillerie deserves separate lines for two reasons. In - the first, it is a thingummy piece unique, similar to which this year did not accept more any company (and salon SIHH was traditionally prolific on such mad diamond subjects). What is piece unique? It completely diamond hours, model per the invaluable and gloomy is white - the diamond reservation. Thus piece unique are manufactory hours in which hearts of the amateur mechanisms created by historical masters a top - mechanics fight. And here outside they represent an improbable, seeming almost monolithic, diamond bracelet. On a weighty precious bracelet, karatnost which surpasses karatnost a necklace, are sometimes absolutely imperceptible such “ trifles “ as that: The hour case, arrows or figures. Similar things existed at many marks, in particular, at Chopard, Piaget, Breguet and Hublot. And them habitually named hours - millionnikami by analogy with mnogokaratnymi stones - millionnikami. Today the fashion on such subjects as - that has silently and imperceptibly passed, and in January 2009 - go only brand Girard - Perregaux has dared to expose at sale fresh piece unique.
So, these hours, the bracelet and which case are created from white gold, lead brilliant life of 394 white brilliants of a facet “ a baguette “ (the gross weight is equal to 52 carats). 87 stones have found calm on the case and its rim, 98 - on a dial, 204 - on a bracelet and 5 more - on the clockwork head executed in the form of a star. By the way, hours Cat ` s Eye on check appear diamond and inside: 145 tiny stones are and on a gold rotor (gross weight of 0,35 carats) which is looked through through a transparent back cover. Transforming usual hours in “ millionnik “ at masters pavazha 1200 hours of continuous hard work (it is necessary to notice that worked on different parts of this hour model already ten special Swiss bureaus, engaged pave) have left.
the Second important reason on which we give a lot of attention to this epic novelty, is a calibre of hours. As heart of hours mechanism GP033R0 Girard - Perregaux with automatic podzavodom, frequency of 28 thousand semifluctuations at an o`clock, a course stock at 46 o`clock works. Functions Cat ` s Eye Haute Joaillerie - hours, minutes, a small second hand, the index of a stock of a course. The calibre has been developed and made on manufactory Girard - Perregaux, this ancient mighty atlante the Swiss classical hour mechanics. A conclusion: hours Cat ` s Eye Haute Joaillerie are a collection jewelry both outside, and from within.
Family Cat ` s Eye, accepted in the numbers piece unique, extensively enough. To collections specially it is not presented any “ simple office “ the hours, all models necessarily have complications (complications). The Most superficial and ingenuous version in a line are hours Cat ` s Eye Power Reserve - with automatic podzavodom, the indicator of a stock of a course at 46 o`clock, date and a small second hand. Model Bi - retro draws till now attention of judges of difficult rarities retrogradnymi indexes of day of week and second, the indicator of lunar phases and date. Model Moon - phases has the indicator of lunar phases and a small second hand in an arsenal. Till January, 2009 hours Tourbillon with Gold Bridge, bearing in themselves the main technical invention Girard - Perregaux, namely turbijon with the gold bridge were a leader of collection Cat ` s Eye. However, a women watch with turbijonom series Cat ` s Eye was faster “ soft “ The version of the invention of Konstana Zhirar - Perrego. The full version which has received Gran - at at the World`s fair in Paris in 1889, sounds as “ turbijon with three gold bridges “ (Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges; this year the given complication has found a shelter in man`s collection Vintage 1945). But also one turbijon with the gold bridge - for female jeweller model, you see, is completely not bad variant (we will remind that all mechanisms turbijonov are produced only on a manufactory in La Sho - de - Fo where in the beginning 2000 - h years the separate shop full of light and a cosiness) has been equipped for this purpose.
it is necessary to add that stilisticheski Cat ` s Eye inherit to the style an empire style brought into fashion Brege. The case of all models of a ruler has recognised and rare enough oval form (white, yellow, pink gold, obligatory colour nacre on a dial). It is remarkable that the oval case can “ to turn over “ That is in one model to take place horizontally in relation to a thong (as at Power Reserve or Bi - retro), and in another, opposite - considerably and brightly vertically (for example, Moon - phases or Tourbillon with Gold Bridge). In a new leader - Cat ` s Eye Haute Joaillerie - the oval case (it can be groped through brilliants) is placed horizontally that does hours elegant, but is underlined by a classical subject.