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Girard-Perregaux’s Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition

If you are a vintage fan, you must know a lot about Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky. The collection inspired by outer space is not only limited to watches but also an entire range of pieces, including women’s and men’s watches, clocks, and very exclusive jewelry pieces.

Girard-Perregaux is one of the oldest watch manufacturers globally. The Vintage 1945 collection was a limited edition watch made in honor of the company. In 1945, the company was founded. This watch is a modern interpretation of the original 1945 vintage watch and features a tourbillon movement.

Girard-Perregaux's Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition

Girard-Perregaux just announced a new trio of Vintage 1945 wristwatches, and they’re bringing many pieces from the brand’s permanent collection into the spotlight. We can’t get over how cool the blue dials are – there’s something about the lightness and brightness of that hue that makes blue a perfect color for the type of retro-vibe watches that make up the Vintage 1945 collection.

On top of the blue dials, the other thing that stands out about the new models is black titanium DLC (diamond-like carbon) for the cases and bracelet.

Girard-Perregaux's Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition

The Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition is a very nice-looking watch with a design that immediately takes you back in time, but with materials and functions that are decided of the 21st century. It’s not a timepiece that will appeal to everyone, but it’s a very well-made watch that is a pleasure to wear and use. Just be prepared to pay the price of admission. 

If you’re looking for a watch with a more conventional function set and a less eye-catching aesthetic, the original Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Large Date Moon Phases might be better. It’s still a good-looking watch, but it’s also more wearable and less a conversation starter.

Girard-Perregaux's Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition

The most challenging part of creating this watch, Girard-Perregaux says, was designing and producing a movement that would meet the client’s requirements for a very slim profile, a very large date display, and a very fast date-change mechanism. The move is 4.6 mm thick, and it is 13.75 mm high. The date display is very large, measuring 68.6 by 5.6 mm, and it is the first that Girard-Perregaux has ever made that changes instantaneously, at the touch of a button.

 The movement is in a 45.5-mm-diameter case constructed to resist magnetic fields of up to 2,000 gausses, thanks to a soft-iron inner compartment and a soft iron cage surrounding the movement. Steel is used for the patient to permit the watch to be magnetized to assist in setting the time and the date via a small permanent magnet installed beneath the crown at 4 o’clock.

Girard-Perregaux's Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition

The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition has a unique, history-rich case design that makes the watch look like a classic 3-handed watch from the 1940s but with a modern touch. Its case measures 36.10 mm in diameter, and it features a height of 35.25 mm. The point is made out of black DLC-coated titanium, which means it is quite resistant to scratches and other forms of wear and tear. 

It features a black dial that is protected by a synthetic sapphire crystal. The watch is equipped with a self-winding caliber GP03300S movement with a power reserve of 42 hours. As for water resistance, the clock is water-resistant up to 300 meters, which means that it can be worn in the rain and during light activities like washing the dishes.

With a diameter of 42 mm, the case of Girard-Perregaux’s “Vintage 1945” Earth to Sky Edition is a tad larger than the brand’s standard-sized 41 mm case. The point is slightly curved, which is a rarity in the timepiece, and the bezel is satin-brushed and polished. The dial, which is protected by a sapphire crystal and features a retro-themed display, is made of white lacquered porcelain and features an open-worked interpretation of the iconic Girard-Perregaux winged logo in a center position. 

Girard-Perregaux's Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition

The brand’s name is inscribed in red at 6 o’clock. The words “Earth to Sky” appear in red at midnight. The hour and minute hands are stylized and made of white gold, and the hour indices are black Arabic numerals.

For the second time in 2017, Girard-Perregaux unveiled an astronomical timepiece with the Vintage 1945 Earth to Sky Edition release. The impressive piece is powered by the Girard-Perregaux in-house caliber G1950 automatic movement and carries a unique. Blue-black opaline dial with a galaxy display.

The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Earth to Skywatch is one of the most interesting watches on the market. The watch is simple, but the face is breathtaking. The Vintage 1945 Earth to Skywatch is a solid timepiece that appeals to watch lovers everywhere.

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