The winners of Grand Prix d’Horlogerie De Genève 2016

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie De Genève (GPHG) is one of the most important events in the watchmaking industry, and with the help of 27 experts, honored 14 different watches on November 10. An award was also given to the George Daniels Educational Trust, and the public – by way of the internet – were also given a chance to vote on a separate category.

All of the GPHG 2016 winners gather on stage.

All of the GPHG 2016 winners gather on stage.

The event was hosted by Frédéric Beigbeder and Gaspard Proust, who presented to 1,300 guests from all around the world. GPHG salutes and recognises watchmaking and its values, and is partnered with the Edmond de Rothschild Group, which has annually awarded a scholarship to the best young apprentice at the Geneva Watchmaking School since 2011.

This year’s winners are:

“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Ferdinand Berthoud, Chronomètre Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1

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Ladies’ Watch Prize: Piaget, Limelight Gala Milanese Bracelet

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Ladies’ High-Mech Prize: Girard-Perregaux, Cat’s Eye Tourbillon with Gold Bridge

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Men’s Watch Prize: Grönefeld, 1941 Remontoire

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Chronograph Watch Prize: Montblanc, 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition

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Tourbillon Watch Prize: Girard-Perregaux, La Esmeralda Tourbillon

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Calendar Watch Prize: MB&F, Legacy Machine Perpetual

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Travel Time Watch Prize: Fabergé, Fabergé Visionnaire DTZ

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Mechanical Exception Prize: Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie

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“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Tudor, Heritage Black Bay Bronze

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Sports Watch Prize: Eberhard & Co, Scafograf 300

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Jewellery Watch Prize: Chanel, Secret Watch “Signature Grenat”

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Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Piaget, Protocole XXL “Secrets & Lights” Venice Micro-Mosaic

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“Revival” Watch Prize: TAG Heuer, Heuer Monza Chronographe

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Special Jury Prize: The George Daniels Educational Trust

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Public Prize: Czapek Genève, 33 bis Quai des Bergues

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All of the award-winning watches of 2016 will be exhibited in Dubai from November 15 to 19, as part of the second edition of Dubai Watch Week.

Learn more about GPHG here.

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