What kind of green is “British Racing Green”? Just like this limited edition of 188 pieces of the GP Laureato Laurel Series Aston Martin Special Edition Chronograph, its dial color is just that. Speaking of the reason for this color name, we have to go back to the early 1990s. In racing events at that time, different color car bodies were used to distinguish the different nationalities of the team. France is blue, Italy is red, Belgium is yellow, and Germany is Silver, while the UK is green.
From the British car manufacturer Aston Martin, its racing team has continued to use green from the past to the present. GP Girard-Perregaux recently released the Laureato Laurel Series Aston Martin Special Edition Chronograph, which uses the most representative representative of this car manufacturer on the dial. Color “Aston Martin Green” (Aston Martin Green), with cross-hatching interlaced on the surface, this image design is like Aston Martin’s “AM” logo, but also like the mezzanine seat of its high-performance car , Which adds uniqueness to the green surface with rich color levels. This richly colored green surface needs to be dyed 21 times to form 7 color levels. The color is rich and elegant, and it is fascinating.
GP Laureato Laurel Series Aston Martin Special Edition Chronograph / 42mm diameter / 904L stainless steel / GP03300-0141 self-winding movement / power reserve 46 hours / water resistance to 100 meters / chronograph / hour, minute, second indicator / date show
Each design detail of the watch reflects the style characteristics of the two brands at the same time, showing low-key luxury. The overall contour line is set by the most representative octagonal bezel of the Laureato Laurel Series. This design inherits the classic design elements of the Laurel Series when it was launched in 1975. The GP is staggered in the curvatures, cuts and lines of the bezel and case. With satin matte and polished edges, it highlights the beauty of light and shadow of different textures. The 42mm diameter 904L stainless steel case is rarer than the common 316L stainless steel, which has better corrosion resistance and scratch resistance, and the color is more vivid; the chain strap is also made of 904L stainless steel, and the surface is satin-finished. Process modification.
On the other hand, it also incorporates Aston Martin’s racing design thinking, such as giving priority to performance enhancement and avoiding insignificant materials as much as possible. Therefore, the hour and minute hands are deliberately non-hollowed and coated with “Barton”-type time scales. Luminous material with green light. There are three small dials decorated with snail-shaped patterns on the surface, including two timing dials and a small seconds dial; each small dial is equipped with an incomplete hollow-out pointer, which continues the design of the hour and minute hands.
Turning to the back of the watch, you can find that the Laurel Series Chronograph uses a transparent back cover for the first time. Through the sapphire crystal back cover, you can appreciate the self-made GP03300-0141 self-winding movement of this high quality replica watches. The design of this movement is based on the GP03300 movement, which is decorated with circular, linear Geneva waves and pearl patterns. The eagle pattern marked on the movement points out that this movement is independent by GP. Build.