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Underappreciated Girard-Perregaux’s from the 1990s – Part V: Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Chronograph Ref 2599

 
 By: crown comfort : November 19th, 2018-02:30
Friends, It is time to conclude the little series of underappreciated Girard-Perregaux watches from the 1990s. In Part V we will go to the end of the decade, century and millennium all the way to 1999/2000. We have seen in this series quite a number of “V...  

CC, this watch deserved such an in depth review, indeed. Aesthetically and mechanically.

 
 By: amanico : November 19th, 2018-02:55
In the early 2000's I bought my first GP watch, and it was a Vintage 1945 Chronograph in white gold, black dial, the only version you didn't post, as far as I remember. Ref 25990: I stuoidly sold it, and a few years after, I went for the steel version: In...  

Thanks Nico

 
 By: crown comfort : November 19th, 2018-07:41
I'm glad you got another 2599 back into the collection. Thanks for the additional material. CC

Pleasure! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 19th, 2018-10:33

Incredible post

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : November 19th, 2018-03:33
One of the best on the forum. A true dedication of love here.

Absolutely awesome post and series, CC! :)

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : November 19th, 2018-03:39
Thank you for the time and effort to make these posts! You are a true GP ambassador! Best Blomman

girard perregaux vintage 1945 2599 reference limited edition

 
 By: Indejaus : May 4th, 2019-07:00
I have been able to get a 2599 black dial with limited edition engraved, but the hands are different than the ones displayed here. Is there any version of this watch with full characteristic gold girard perregaux minute and hours hands? and seconds and Ch... 

Can this document help you?

 
 By: amanico : May 4th, 2019-07:51
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post

 
 By: Indejaus : May 4th, 2019-08:20
the Seconds´ Chronograph hand is the big one - in the picture currently relies at 12 o'clock - and is white, that is ok. The ones that are strange are the seconds, the minutes chronograph hands, and the hours and minutes ..... strange ? maybe they changed... 

Here was mine.

 
 By: amanico : May 4th, 2019-07:53
Credit picture: Peter CDE. ...  

Thanks Walter for the kind words.

 
 By: crown comfort : November 20th, 2018-06:20
The Vintage 45 is a true GP icon.

What a great yet comprehensive post !.. Enjoyed every line of it + your superb pics !!

 
 By: hs111 : November 20th, 2018-02:48
I have indeed bookmarked this one for later reference ! My personal fav were the - White Gold with Silver Guilloche Dial - The Salmon dialed one.. And also I consider myself lucky that thx to a kind friend (you know who you are..)Yours Truly was at least ... 

Thanks so much, HS!

 
 By: crown comfort : November 20th, 2018-06:21
and very glad you enjoy your Vintage 45 even it's a non-Chronograph

You know what's best part ...

 
 By: Ares501 - Mr Green : January 27th, 2019-05:11
I missed this post when originally posted and had such pleasurable Sunday afternoon read just now. Great amazing post dear CC and another reminder how much you love G-P and how much I need this white 2599 ..... also Jackpot Tourbillion Cheers D