Lot #3210A – Girard Perregaux Presto Press Tool Kit

Estimate: $150.00 – $250.00

Vintage Girard Perregaux Presto Press watch tool kit set.  Swiss made watch tools.  Hand held Girard Perregaux hand vise with an assortment of bakelite blocks.  Used to remove or fit crystals up to 48mm or to open and close waterproof Girard Perregaux watch cases such as the vintage Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk or the Emosuper.  Accompanied by an original fitted Girard-Perregaux Presto Press tool box and original Girard-Perregaux instructions on replacing crystals and opening and closing waterproof watch cases.

The tools show some signs of usage.  Overall condition of the kit is very good.

Jean-François Bautte started his company in 1791.  In 1837, Jacques Bautte and Jean-Samuel Rossel took over the company from Jean-François Bautte.  In 1852, Girard & Cie was founded by Constant Girard.  Girard later married Marie Perregaux and started Girard-Perregaux Manufacture in 1856.  Over the years, Girard-Perregaux made great strides in horological history such as a three bridge tourbillon in 1889, military watches for the German Navy in 1880, the Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk in 1940, the Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945, and Girard-Perregaux Laureato in 1975.  Some notable Girard-Perregaux models include the Girard-Perregaux 1966, Girard-Perregaux Bridges, Girard-Perregaux Laureato, Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye, and many more.

 

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Description

Model:  Girard-Perregaux
Title:  Presto Press Watch Tool Kit Set
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

Brand

Girard Perregaux