GIRARD PERREGAUX Gyromatic Ref. 6169

GIRARD PERREGAUX Gyromatic Ref. 6169

Brand: Girard Perregaux

Year: 1970s

Model: Gyromatic

Reference: 6169

Material: Steel

Movement: Automatic, 47 BF 560

Case Diameter without Crown: 34 mm

Bracelet/Strap: leatherstrap in unworn condition

Service-history: 09/21

What you should know: cool 60s style watch, with beautiful aged lume.

 

GIRARD PERREGAUX Gyromatic Ref. 6169

 

What a cool 60s timepiece! The GP Gyromatic High Frequency from the 1960s is everything you would look for in a watch from that periode. A truly beautiful and stunning example of a vintage watch from a small watch manufacture. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with a unpolished case in good vintage condition and with sharp edges. Dating to the 60s this classic model measures 34 mm. It offers a fairly wide-set bezel that gives this watch a nice presence. The dial is allover in clean condition with the original lume, which aged into a dark caramell color. The simple GP-logo alongside the indexes and beautiful hands are harmonious and well balanced. The crown is original with the appropriate GP-logo. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a fast oscillator gyromatic swiss movement. The watch has been recently serviced. The leatherstrap is in unworn condition. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling, and a great reference to the 60s. It is a splendid model inside and out, so be ready for the constant compliments sure to come your way.

 

Girard Perregaux was founded in 1852 by Constantin Othenin Girard. First the company was named Girard & Cie. After two years the founder was married to Marie Perregaux, where the name Girard Perregaux comes from. 1957 GP introduced the first Gyromatic movement. At that time the Gyromatic movements were one of the best and precise automatic movements on the market. 1966 GP came up with the first High-Frequency movement, providing 36000 beats per hour.

 

Why buy a vintage watch?

 

There are many great reasons to buy a vintage watch. Every watch we sell here at WRISTCLASSICS has its own story. Over the years, with every scratch, dent and aging of the dial, they have become unique timepieces of their own. This exact watch you are looking at now, once brought a lot of joy to the first owner with the purchase years ago. And now many years later this vintage watch will bring the same joy to your life. With buying a vintage watch you are showing your commitment to protecting the enviroment, instead of supporting the mass production of modern fashion watches.

 

I hope this helps you with your decision of buying a vintage watch here at WRISTCLASSICS.

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