Inspired by a model dating from 1945, the new Vintage 1945 Lady watch presents an elegant face with its dial coloured chocolate and taupe, decorated at its centre with a trail of 42 brilliant-cut diamonds. Inspired by the models that originated this collection, its gem-setting highlights a "rail track"-type minute-marking. The diamond-polished, dauphine-type hands are curved by the watchmaker by hand so as to follow the contours of the dial.

Delicately domed, its Art Deco-inspired case, made in steel, is flanked by two brancards set with 30 diamonds. With their discreet ornamentation, the gadroons at the base of each lug are additional examples of this influence. The watch’s doubly convex curves create a harmonious interplay of areas, while at the same time providing the wearer with maximum comfort on the wrist.

At the heart of this timepiece beats the GP02700 automatic-winding mechanical calibre. Designed and produced in the Manufacture's own workshops and containing 178 components, it has a diameter of 19.40 mm and is 4,20 mm thick. It offers hours, minutes and date indications and has minimum a 36-hour power reserve.

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The new Vintage 1945 Lady watch is attached to the wrist by means of either an alligator strap of the same colour as the dial with a triple folding clasp, or a stainless steel bracelet. © Girard-Perregaux

Its case-back, held in place by screws and fitted with sapphire crystal, reveals the finishes of this calibre, including that the oscillating weight, engraved with a "tapestry" of Girard-Perregaux logos.