A new addition to Girard-Perregaux’s Laureato Absolute series, the Laureato Absolute Gold Fever combines bold styling and practicality with a useful chronograph complication and luxurious touches of pink gold.
Measuring 44mm in diameter, the Grade 5 titanium case is suffused with black PVD and encompasses a blend of straight and circular satin finished surfaces along with polished edges. The model has an impressive water resistance of 300 metres.
The caseback is secured with six screws and engraved with the Laureato Absolute logo, a characteristic found on the first models launched in 2019.
The Gold Fever timepiece features a sandwich dial. Where many watches have indexes applied upon the main dial membrane, the dial of this watch adopts a more unusual approach. The black upper dial has cut-out baton-shaped indexes and subdials, affording sight of a lower plate formed from 18K pink gold.
By adopting this design, the dial masterfully plays with depths, augmenting visual interest while at the same time delivering remarkable readability. The use of 18K pink gold extends to the hour and minute hands as well as the applied GP logo and the three counters gracing the dial.
The Manufacture has endowed the Laureato Absolute Gold Fever with an innovative high-tech rubber strap, made of Girard-Perregaux Rubber Alloy suffused with pink gold for the first time. Made from FKM rubber, the strap is injected with 18K pink gold and features a fabric effect appearance.
The FKM rubber delivers greater suppleness and resistance than conventional rubber. Moreover, the specification of the strap with its addition of noble metal bestows a sumptuous look and tactility. Similar to the Laureato of 1975, the strap affixed to this model is integrated, smoothly flowing into the case. The strap is fitted with a titanium folding clasp equipped with a micro-adjustment system which allows the wearer to fine tune the size, thereby granting the perfect ergonomic fit.
The Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Gold Fever is a limited edition of 188 pieces and will be sold exclusively by Revolution and The Rake on their respective e-commerce platforms as of 15 November 2021 for a period of two months. Thereafter, the model will be available in all authorised Girard-Perregaux retailers and on the brand’s e-commerce site.
Model: LAUREATO ABSOLUTE GOLD FEVER
Material: Grade 5 titanium with PVD treatment
Diameter: 44.00 mm
Glass: Sapphire anti-reflective
Case-back: Secured by 6 screws, engraved Laureato Absolute logo
Water resistance: 300 metres (30 ATM)
18K gold indexes with luminescent material, 18K gold counters, applied GP logo in 18K pink gold
Hour and minute hands: ‘baton’ type with luminescent material
Self-winding mechanical movement
Diameter: 25.95mm (111/2’’’)
Frequency: 28,800 Vibrations per hour (4Hz)
Number of components: 419
Number of jewels: 63
Power reserve: min. 46hours
Chronograph, hours, minutes, small seconds, date
Material: rubber & 18K gold with fabric effect
Buckle: folding clasp with micro adjustment system, titanium with PVD treatment