Girard Perregaux Pocket Watch with Three Golden Bridges

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As promised on Friday, here are the high resolution photographs of what was to me, the highlight of the show. The historically important Esmeralda, a wonderfully decorated, beautifully restored pocket watch tourbillon with three golden bridges.

But I will present those photographs another day…for today, a modern watch.

And to give a flavour and spice to the Esmeralda, GP makes a pocket watch with the three golden bridges as a special limitation…approximately one a year (actually less) since 1980. This is number 14, and is so beautiful.

The movement side

This is a very deep stack of some 12 images, stacked with Helicon Focus.

And a detail of the tourbillon bridge, showing the beautifully polished tourbillon cage and the beaming jewels:


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