Symbol of Fine Swiss Watchmaking
The perfect blend of savoir-faire and high-tech
At Girard-Perregaux, innovation is an integral part of this Swiss watchmaking company. Since its inception the company has been known for its avant-garde creators. Today, the company’s managers do not hesitate when it comes to using high-tech features in the production of its very high-quality watches and jewelry. This does not detract from the watchmaking and silver smithing sector, which is the true heart of the business. This perfect balance between classicism and modernity is what propelled Girard-Perregaux to success. This is one of the reasons that led Basic Mercat to select Girard-Perregaux as one of the watch manufacturers it showcases in its boutique in Andorra.
Girard-Perregaux designs and manufactures highly sophisticated mechanisms with flawless precision and power. Its exceptional timepieces feature some of its greatest inventions including, high-frequency movements (1966) and ultra-thin Gyromatic winding systems (1950) among countless others. Throughout its existence, this Swiss brand has distinguished itself through innovation and its mastery of technical skills, which allowed this brand to revolutionize the watchmaking field. Some of Girard-Perregaux’s finest achievements include the first industrially produced quartz watches (1970s) and the invention of constant force escapements (2008) and platinum micro rotors.
A timeless style
The design and appearance of Girard-Perregaux’s watches was always paramount. Wearing a watch labelled with this world-renowned Swiss company’s logo is certainly a sign of good taste and elegance.
The 1945 Vintage collection
This Art Deco inspired collection is very distinctive due to its rectangular dial. The Cat’s Eyes watch was created later on but in the same vintage spirit. Dedicated to women in search of delicacy and refinement, it continues to be a great success. Its high-precision mechanism is a very attractive feature.
Watches with timeless elegance
Throughout its existence, Girard-Perregaux has launched countless successful models. While it is obviously impossible to give en extensive list of them all, we shall nevertheless highlight a few:
- The Laureato: a new limited edition version of this watch was launched 2016. It was created in celebration of Girard-Perregaux’s 225th anniversary! This watch has a contemporary look and unique, timeless design.
- The Neo Bridges: This watch is a high-tech piece with a bold design. It features a self-winding movement with a micro-rotor visible from the dial side at 10 O’clock. The Neo Bridge’s innovative design uses the bridges to hold the balance wheel in place. This is a truly superb piece!
- The equally famous and prestigious Esmeralda Tourbillon watch by Girard-Perregaux echoes the brand’s passion for infinitely beautiful, precise timepieces. This precious watch features an 18K pink gold case with a diameter of 44 mm. Its elegant case houses a self-winding mechanical movement and a tourbillon under three bridges. The strap is available in black alligator leather with a triple folding buckle closure crafted from fine pink gold. By purchasing your Girard-Perregaux watch in Andorra you will be offering yourself a very high-end timepiece at the best price.
A Swiss watchmaking saga
From the brand’s inception to the French Revolution
François Bautte founded the House of Girard-Perregaux in 1791. This young watchmaker quickly made a name for himself, establishing a solid reputation with high-ranking people such as Queen Victoria, Honoré de Balzac and Alexandre Dumas.
Award winning innovations & a rise to fame
In 1852, after a long line of predecessors, the brand finally received the name that it bears today under the leadership of Constant Girard and Marie Perregaux. Girard-Perregaux enjoyed its rise to fame, accruing countless awards for its innovative products and gaining international renowned.
Purchase a Girard-Perregaux watch in Andorra from Basic Mercat jewelry & watch retailer
Award winning timepieces
This Swiss-based company has won several distinctive awards, giving testament to its high rank in the luxury watch field. One of these awards is the famous Aiguille d’Or given by the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.
Girard-Perregaux continues to fascinate its clientele, who wait with bated breath for the launch of each of its latest creations. When purchasing your watch in Andorra with Basic Mercat, you will not only enjoy a wide array of Girard-Perregaux watch models as well as other great names in watchmaking but also enjoy our expert service.
Purchasing your Girard-Perregaux watch is made easy with Basic Mercat watch retailer in Andorra
Basic Mercat luxury watch retailer
Basic Mercat jewelry and watch retailer is located in the capital of the Principality, Andorra la Vella. The boutique is open every day from 10AM to 2PM and from 4PM to 8 PM - Av. Meritxell, 50, AD500 Andorra la Vella.
Check the availability of your Girard-Perregaux watch before coming to purchasing it in Andorra
In order to purchase a Girard-Perregaux watch in Andorra or other luxury jewelry pieces by prestigious brands, feel free to contact Basic Mercat to check the availability of the pieces that interest you, by phone, at +376 885 110 or by WhatsApp at +376 609 110