The Girard-Perregaux watch brand was founded in 1856, the name being derived from the marriage of Constantin Girard and Marie Perregaux. The company has a long history of innovations starting with the novel concept of the wristwatch in the early 1880s, as well as leading the development of the modern quartz movement. The are still a leader in the manufacture of fine mechanical timepieces today. For more history visit Girard-Perregaux Watch Company History.
This classic style wrist watch with it’s 17 jewel direct drive sweep seconds hand movement ran well after a complete service.