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Not only was the time once different between countries, even neighboring cities needed to set their clock differently. The need for a unified system emerged in the late 19th Century, after the industrial revolution. In 1878, the Canadian engineer Sandford Fleming proposed to divide the globe into 24 time zones wherein the time would be the same. It was only in the early 1930s that the Genevan watchmaker Louis Cottier invented a watch displaying the time in all 24 time zones at once. In 1990, Girard-Perregaux presented its first world timer wristwatch and, in 2000, dedicated a whole collection to world timers : the WW.TC.
Girard-Perregaux is a high-end Swiss watch manufacturer that traces its origins back to 1791. Based in La-Chaux-de-Fonds, in the heart of the watchmaking area, the history of the brand is marked by watches that combine sharp design with innovative technology. For example, the renowned Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges presented by Constant Girard-Perregaux in 1889 at the Paris Universal exhibition, where he was awarded a gold medal.
Devoted to the creation of state-of-the-art Haute Horlogerie, Girard-Perregaux is one of the few watchmakers to combine the expertise of its movement and external parts, which teams design, develop and manufacture in-house.