As the base watch for a long respected family of Girard Perregaux Laureato watches that were designed by the great watch designer Gerald Genta himself, this watch from 1975 is a classic design that has gone through a lot of variations and transformations already.
This vintage GP Laureato ref.4266 has the gorgeous 1970s iconic Genta octagon design with the sporty-elegant look that was in demand during the 70s when it was first introduced.
It exhibits a mid-century idea of a slim elegant dress watch that perfectly captured modernity and makes this watch superbly amazing as it remains classic up until today.
Definitely, this Officially Certified Swiss Quartz Chronometer timepiece piques interests from watch connoisseurs.
This Girard Perregauxcharacterized by a 14 Kt gold octagonal bezel that makes it easy to be distinguished from the rest of the vintage watches yet unobtrusive at the top of the face watch.
The watch dial bears the honeycomb (wafer) “Clous de Paris” guilloche as one of the original elements of the 1970s watch design. The dial white color has aged nicely to a patina yellow-ish
The details on the watch face are all well defined with GP logo and bar appliques with matching gold bar hands; all unstained and highly polished. Date is found at the 3 o’clock position with a chisel down window silver frame lining.
Equipped also with Haute horology complications, this Laureato is powered by a reliable in-house manufactured quartz movement encased in a brushed stainless steel case sizing 35mm with a very refined and seamless design.
This GP Laureato was made famous not only for its aesthetics but also with its technical advancement where its caliber defined the international standards of frequency for quartz watches: 32,768 Hz.
Genuine brushed original steel inter-link bracelet with gold inserts are integrated as well on this watch.
Notably, at the side of this slim type watch is its well-preserved signature, screw-shaped crown with GP logo.
Its case back has remarkable affixed with four corner screws.
This Girard Perregaux comes with its original box and is fully functional.