Girard-Perregaux Neo Constant Escapement with Patrick Pruniaux, CEO of Girard-Perregaux

In 2013, Girard-Perregaux debuted the acclaimed Constant Escapement L.M., earning the prestigious ‘Aiguille D’Or’ at GPHG, which is a mechanism that delivered remarkable rate stability irrespective of the available energy. Wei and Girard-Perregaux CEO Patrick Pruniaux explore the Maison’s latest innovation, the Neo Constant Escapement. Enhancing the already remarkable Constant Escapement, it features aesthetic and technical advancements, embodying Constant Girard’s vision of showcasing functional elements’ beauty in a contemporary manner. The Neo Constant Escapement, featuring 13 patents, embodies Girard-Perregaux’s inventive spirit. Its unique escapement, utilizing a buckling silicium blade, ensures a linear supply of force to the balance, maintaining rate stability regardless of energy variations. This innovation prioritizes rate stability, crucial for precision timekeeping. The Neo Constant Escapement housed the COSC – certified caliber GP09200 with at least 7 days of power reserve, boasts a Grade 5 titanium case measuring 45mm in diameter, smaller than its predecessors. Its intricately designed case features tapered sides and a sapphire crystal ‘box’ and caseback. The watch features skeletonized dauphine-style hands with luminescent material for visibility in low light. A fabric effect rubber strap with a titanium triple folding buckle allows for optimal wrist fit with a micro-adjustment system. Join us for an engaging exploration as we delve into Girard-Perregaux’s latest remarkable achievement, experiencing firsthand the Neo Constant Escapement’s innovative design and precision craftsmanship.

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