Girard-Perregaux has added a new luxury watch that rises to the rank of underwater gem. Their Sea Hawk series was firstly introduced in 1960s and redesigned in 2012. The new Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk for 2014 boasts vivid nautical hues of cobalt blue for the dial, while the hands, the power reserve indicator and unidirectional bezel are picked out in coral orange. The dial features a relief structure “honeycomb”. Thanks to a treatment coverage luminescent indexes provide three-dimensional readability in the dark. The inclined flange and the graduated scale of minutes aesthetic creates a bond between the dial and the case. Playing on the effects of the asymmetry, the date is shown in a window at 2 o’clock from the edges smoothed.
The power reserve indicator is located at 6 o’clock – an area in orange showing the point at which the movement must be rewound – and the small second is positioned at 10 o’clock. Around the sapphire crystal, unidirectional rotating bezel allows you to monitor the immersion time and is easily adjustable thanks to the jagged edge.
The case, made of steel, provides superior performance thanks to cutting-edge techniques and undeniable expertise in the watch industry , as well as faceted surfaces finely satin . At 4 o’clock, the crown is screwed in black rubber disappears inside a protection for maximum impact resistance.
The case, with a diameter of 44 mm, has a thickness of 17.1 mm and is composed of 38 elements.
The waterproof, guaranteed to a depth of 1,000 meters, making it conform to the requirements defined in the international standard iso 6425 relating to diving watches. A helium escape valve also allows you to balance the air pressure between the internal clock and the external environment after deep sea diving.
The strap is made of rubber with a special cobalt blue tones and equipped with safety folding clasp in stainless steel. The Sea Hawk integrates the caliber Girard-Perregaux GP03300 self-winding mechanical. By the hour , minutes and seconds, date and power reserve indicator certified 46 hours , the clock has a frequency of 28,800 vibrations / hour (4 Hz).