Vintage Men's Swiss-Made Girard-Perregaux Mechanical Stainless Steel Watch // Ref. 05 BF 1220 // Watch With A Seconds Subdial
This is a beautiful vintage men's Swiss-Made Girard-Perregaux mechanical, stainless steel watch with a seconds subdial.
ABOUT THIS WATCH:
Jean-François Bautte was a Swiss watchmaker and jeweller who founded one of the most successful watch manufacture of his time in Geneva. Girard-Perregaux is a very old and much loved Swiss watchmaker who work dates back to 1791. Today Girard-Perregaux (GP) watches compete with the biggest brands and any GP watch is bound to impress watch enthusiasts, as they are are one of the most desirable watches within the vintage watch world.
The watch has a stainless steel case and back, that has acquired discolouring's over the years, resulting in a lovely vintage look. It also has a brown genuine leather strap (RIOS 1931), which nicely matching the patina dial. The strap feels great, will age gorgeously and mould perfectly to your wrist. The watch's dial has acquired beautiful light patina over the years (patina refers to this natural aging process of the timepieces that generally alters the hands, hour markers, and dials of the watch face. Collectors believe this patina adds character as every scratch, faded numeral and discolouring represents a story of the watch's past.) This watch is in good working order with it keeping accurate time and the 'wind-up' function being tested. On the watch face you will also see a seconds subdial. (registering 60 seconds) with unquie blue numbering.
What makes this time-piece so special however, is that this watch comes with a genuine Girard-Perregaux watch box, which is bound to impress any watch enthusiast.
MOVEMENT: Mechanical, has been time checked over 24 hours. CASE: Great condition - small amount of fading, however adds to the vintage look. DIAL: Great condition - has acquired beautiful light patina over the many years adding to the vintage look. BEZEL: Great condition. BACK CASE: Great condition - a few scratches, however non that takes away from the watches look. CROWN: Excellent condition. CRYSTAL: Excellent condition. BRACELET: Excellent condition. PRESENTATION: Presented in a genuine Girard-Perregaux watch box, great for a gift or to simply keep the watch in. OVERALL CONDITION: Has been tested, cleaned and checked over and is in excellent working order.
CASE SIZE: 32mm - including crown. LUG WIDTH: 16mm. BRACELET LENGTH: Adjustable Leather Strap, suitable for many different wrist sizes. CASE: Stainless Steel. BRACELET: Genuine Leather.
Worldwide shipping available, all items are shipped fully insured and sent as priority mail. For outside of the EU customs or import charges will be paid by the customer (if applied).
The watch is guaranteed to be in full functioning good working condition when it is posted from our store.
For your peace of mind Wilberforce Watches offers a 30 day mechanical limited warranty for all watches, please see full terms and conditions for full details, available at email request.
Whether it be two days after the sale or two years, please let us know the issue as we have got your back. However please bear in mind that due to the nature of vintage watches, we do expect reasonable treatment of all watches by their new owners. So, no cave diving or base jumping please.