Showing the development has become the standard in watchmaking. Regardless of whether it’s a brilliantly completed haute horology or a basic passage level motor, brands are currently fabricating most of their watches with a sapphire caseback – which means having a view on the rear of its development. Although some 3-hand watches have practically nothing to show on the dial-side of the development, more complicated watches that can be gladly uncovered from each point. That’s what GP needs to exhibit and flaunt with its new watch, the Girard-Perregaux Traveler Large Date, Moonphase & GMT that currently includes a sapphire dial that uncovers some usually hidden technical parts.
Technically talking, this new version with sapphire dial of the Girard-Perregaux Traveler Large Date, Moonphase & GMT is completely indistinguishable from the old style release we’ve seen a year ago . The advancement is absolutely visual, for certain new adornments and the presentation of this transparent dial. As said, if a 3-hand observe normally has nothing to show on the dial side of its development – which means just a plate that is (at any rate on up-market watches) got done with roundabout graining – this new Girard-Perregaux Traveler Large Date, Moonphase & GMT has significantly more taken cover behind its dial several hub and wheels. Indeed, the fundamental interest is to see crafted by GP’s large date.
Girard-Perregaux has its own specific manner to show the quantième. The large date (the date’s two digits are shown on two separate discs) here utilizations an astute special visualization that causes you to accept there’s just one plate. Normally, a large date shows a hole between two plates compared on a similar level ( like Glashutte Original does ) or two circles on two unique levels, one covering the other (a visual default that is generally adjusted by making two isolated windows, one for every digit, similar to Lange & Sohne on the Lange 1 ). On the off chance that GP’s device can’t be seen on the traditional version of the Traveler Large Date, Moonphase & GMT , here the sapphire dial gives you an unmistakable view in transit it works. It is composed of two plates, the correct one painted in dark that shows the left digit with white numerals – situated on the lower level – and a second one on the left that estimates 0.10mm stature and that is made of straightforward folanorm with white numerals printed. This straightforward circles covers the principle dark plate accordingly making the dream to the eye of a solitary circle. Straightforward but goodness so clever!
The sapphire dial additionally permits the wearer to have a view of the pleasantly completed principle plate, with a few pinion wheels and wheel noticeable, and roundabout Geneva Stripes. The remainder of the signs are like the the traditional release of the Traveler Large Date, Moonphase & GMT , which means a moon stage sign at 7:30 with a photograph realistic metallic treatment that is encircled by a little second and a 24-hour second time-region pointer at 4:30 that can be rectified by one-hour increases with the pusher on the flank.
The rest doesn’t change either compared to the the normal edition of the Traveler Large Date, Moonphase & GMT : a 44mm case with pleasantly bended carries, both satined and cleaned surfaces and a decision of treated steel or 18k pink gold. Inside ticks the GP-3300 development, an effective, vigorous and all around completed self-winding type that brags 46 hours power hold that shows a few functions: hour, minute, little second, large date, moon stage pointer, 24-hour 2nd time zone.
The new Girard-Perregaux Traveler Large Date, Moonphase & GMT with sapphire dial is valued at 17.800 Euros in hardened steel and at 34.000 Euros in 18k pink gold. More subtleties on Girard-Perregaux.com .