Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2016

The Théâtre du Léman in Geneva hosted the 16th ceremony of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG), the most important meeting concerning watches and horlogery. The 27 member jury had the mission to choose among 72 watches, the best time piece overall and one instrument for each of the fifteen categories. Around 1,300 guests saw how the main prize, l’Aiguille d’Or, was given to Ferdinand Berthoud for the Chronomètre Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1. This chronometer is made on white gold and titanium, hand wound movement of around 1,120 components, tourbillon and 53 hours of power reserve. Limited to 50 pieces.

 

The complete winner’s list is as follows:

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

1941_Remontoire_RG_Grey_Soldier_whiteR.jpgChronograph 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

Czapek Genève won the Public Prize, which is the prize given by people’s vote in Internet and in other international exhibitions.

 

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More info: www.gphg.org

 

 

 

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