Ferdinand Berthoud’s FB 1 takes top prize at Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix
Audemars Piguet, Girard-Perregaux, Montblanc, MB&F, Piaget, TAG Heuer, Tudor, Chanel, Eberhard & Co, Fabergé and Grönefeld among brands honoured at annual event
Watchmaking was in the spotlight at the 16th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève’s (GPHG) prize giving at Théâtre du Léman in Geneva, Switzerland.
The jury, composed of 27 international experts, announced the 15 winners and awarded the “Aiguiile d’Or” Grand Prix to Ferdinand Berthoud for the Chronomètrie Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1 model.
“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Ferdinand Berthoud, Chronomètrie Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1
Ladies’ Watch Prize: Piaget, Limelight Gala Milanese
Ladies’ High-Mech Prize: Girard-Perregaux, Cat’s Eye Tourbillon with Gold Bridge
Men’s Watch Prize: Grönefeld, 1941 Remontoire
Chronograph Watch Prize: Montblanc, 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition
Tourbillon Watch Prize: Girard-Perregaux, La Esmeralda Tourbillon
Calendar Watch Prize: MB&F, Legacy Machine Perpetual
Travel Time Watch Prize: Fabergé, Fabergé Visionnaire DTZ
Mechanical Exception Prize: Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie
“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Tudor, Heritage Black Bay Bronze
Sports Watch Prize: Eberhard & Co, Scafograf 300
Jewellery Watch Prize: Chanel, Secret Watch “Signature Grenat”
Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Piaget, Protocole XXL “Secrets & Lights” Venice Micro-Mosaic
“Revival” Watch Prize: TAG Heuer, Heuer Monza Chronograph
Special Jury Prize: The George Daniels Educational Trust
The public, which cast its votes on the internet and at various international exhibitions, chose to award the Public Prize to: Czapek Genève, 33 bis Quai des Bergues.