Published On: Thu, May 29th, 2014

GIRARD-PERREGAUX CHRONO HAWK PINK GOLD

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Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold

Girard-Perregaux’s expertise in manufacturing watches, adds a new addition to the Hawk collection.The note worthy new ambassador boasts a powerful, technical chronograph with a pink gold case, and is reinforced with ceramic and rubber components.

The angular, sculptural cases that characterize the timepieces in the Hawk collection have forged the reputation of this sporty and contemporary line.Respecting these stylistic canons to the tee, the design of the new Chrono Hawk Pink Gold marries the sumptuousness of precious metal with the technical sophistication of black ceramic and rubber. A case that is both luxurious and innovative presents a polychrome face in which the intensity of the dark components heightens the warmth of the gold. In the same spirit it embraces the novel combinations, with the high-tech rubber strapped encased with alligator.

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold

The case is made up of 62 different parts and demands a high degree of skill to produce. With a frame fashioned from satin-finished pink gold and measuring 44 mm in diameter, it serves as the basic structure that incorporates the other parts, starting with those made of ceramic and rubber. The ceramic is extremely resistant to wear and tear with a Vickers hardness of 1,400. It is composed of micrograins with a diameter of 0.2 microns, compressedat very high pressure. Because it is scratch-proof, ceramic is used for the bezel, in particular, but also thechronograph push piece parts, including the push piece protectors and the crown.

 The dial of the Chrono Hawk Pink Gold displays a motif inspired by the shape of the famous Girard-PerregauxTourbillon Bridges. It is encircled by a three-dimensional flange graduated with the minutes scale and showcases the indexes striped with bands of luminescent material to enable night reading. The hands are also visible in the dark. The small seconds are viewed on a subdial at 3 o’clock, while the chronograph functions are displayed via a central direct-drive seconds hand and a subdial at9 o’clock for the minutes. An aperture at 6 o’clock shows the date.

The Chrono Hawk Pink Gold houses a GP03300 selfwinding Manufacture movement with 431 components. Its arrow-shaped oscillating weight and the decorative finishes on the movement can be admired through a sapphire crystal case-back, which is itself engraved and secured with screws. This latest version of the Hawk is water-resistant to a depth of 100 meters and has an alligator strap with a folding buckle.

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold

Technical specifications

Case: pink gold and ceramic

Diameter: 44.00 mm

Bezel: ceramic

Dial: black

Crystal: anti-reflective sapphire

Case-back: sapphire crystal, secured by 6 screws

Water resistance: 100 meters (10 ATM)

Girard-Perregaux movement GP03300-0076

Mechanical, self-winding movement

Diameter: 29.30 mm (13’’’)

Frequency: 28,800 Vib/h – (4 Hz)

Power reserve: min. 46 hours

Jewels: 61

Functions: hour, minute, small second, chronograph, date

Technological rubber base coated with black alligator

Folding buckle

Reference: 49970-34-633-BB6B

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