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 Post subject: Is a George Parrott a Girard Perregaux?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:57 am 
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There is a watch on eBay listed as a Girard Perregaux. However, it says George Parrott on the dial. Can it really be a Girard Perregaux watch?


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 Post subject: Re: Is a George Parrott a Girard Perregaux?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:42 am 
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It's what is stamped on the movement.

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 Post subject: Re: Is a George Parrott a Girard Perregaux?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:38 pm 
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vintagehamiltons wrote:
It's what is stamped on the movement.


Yeah, I'd have to agree with that statement, with some caveats.

I've collected/studied Girard Perregaux (though not to the point I'd feel qualifying myself as an "expert") since about 1998 & have never heard of a connection between the 2 names.

Quick net searches (and hunts thru my own database of info) don't bring up any references to "George Parrott" as a watch brand, just as an outlaw from the Old West (USA), but there is an auto-fill-in search topic in Yahoo that ties the name to shoes :lol:

http://www.executedtoday.com/2013/03/22/1882-george-parrott-rawlins-lynched/

@ Mike'sCousinAnthony: can you post some pics of what you have? It would be especially interesting to see if there are any identifying markings on the case-back (inside or outside) & movement (if you can get it open to take pix). OR ... if you don't actually have the watch just give us a reference to it on eBay (like the auction#) if the pix of it I've requested are there in the listing.


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