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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

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 17 November, 2016, 12:08pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 17 November, 2016, 12:36pm

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.

PRIZE WINNERS:

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

Ladies’ Watch Prize: Piaget, Limelight Gala Milanese

Bracelet

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.