High grade Cylinder escapement SIGNED H. PERREGAUX, LOCLE;ruby endstone on balance, blue steel screws. The watch comes with CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.
In the year 1852 Constantin Othenin Girard founds the company Girard & Cie. Two years later he marries Marie Perregaux, and from the fusion of their names and through collaboration with Henri Perregaux in 1856 in La Chaux-de-Fonds the manufacture Girard-Perregaux is created. The aim of the manufacture is the production of precision watches.Henri Perregaux was born on 17 December 1828, the son of watch retailer Henri François Perregaux and Rosalie Matthey-Junod. He took over the family business at a very young age, because his father had died early. The watch trade of the company H. Perregaux & Co at the Crêt- Vaillant 49, but ran bad and Perregaux had to close the business in 1860. He then began to work for his brother-in-law Constantin Othenin Girard-Perregaux. When Girard-Perregaux decided to open a branch in America, he appointed Henri Perregaux as director of its new sales office. Perregaux and his wife traveled to Buenos Aires in October 1865 and Perregaux established itself as a representative for Girard-Perregaux in numerous North and South American countries. From 1872 his business also included the West Indies.
Henri Perregaux worked tirelessly for 16 years on the success of Girard-Perregaux, making it one of the most successful brands on the American continent. Henri Perregaux died in Corcelles in 1893. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's.
Imperial Russian Royal family 18k gold H. Perregaux(Girard-Perregaux) watch" is in sale since Tuesday, July 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.