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Gear train: The system of gears which transmits power from the mainspring to the escapement.

GMT – Abbreviation for Greenwich Mean Time. As a feature of watches, it means that two or more time zones are displayed.

Gold plated: A layer of gold electroplated to a base metal.

Guilloché – Curved lines interlaced to form a patterned surface.

Grande complications: The most complex of mechanical watches featuring an abundance of complications. The term is normally restricted to mechanical watches. Quartz watches with additional features are usually described as ‘multi-functional’.


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