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Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève - The “Aiguille d’Or” awarded to Breguet

Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève The “Aiguille d’Or” awarded to Breguet

Watch the photo-gallery of the prize-giving ceremony.

Excellence, innovation and watchmaking expertise were duly rewarded on this Friday October 31st in the Grand Théâtre de Genève, on the occasion of the 14th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) prize-giving ceremony. The international jury of this edition 2014 of the GPHG handed out 16 prizes, including the supreme “Aiguille d’Or”, distinction, awarded to Breguet for the Classic Chronométrie model. This prize was officially presented on-stage by the Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann, who praised the vitality of the Swiss watch industry.

 

Click on the large image at the top of the page to view the slideshow

 

List of winners

Aiguille d’Or: Breguet Classique Chronométrie

Ladies’ Watch Prize: Blancpain Women Off-centred Hour

Ladies High-Mech Watch Prize: Christophe Claret Margot

Men’s Watch Prize: Urban Jürgensen & Sonner Central Second

Chronograph Watch Prize: De Bethune DB29 Maxichrono Tourbillon

Tourbillon Watch Prize: Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon

Calendar Watch Prize: A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar “Terraluna”

Striking Watch Prize: Hublot Classic Fusion Cathedral Tourbillon Minute Repeater

Mechanical Exception Watch Prize: Urwerk EMC

“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Seiko Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 GMT

Sports Watch Prize: Zenith El Primero Lightweight

Jewellery Watch Prize: Bulgari Diva High Jewellery Emeralds

Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Voutilainen Hisui

Innovation Watch Prize: Urwerk EMC

“Revival” Prize: Omega Speedmaster “Dark Side of the Moon”

Special Jury Prize: Walter Lange

Public Prize: Breguet Classique Dame

 

Jointly hosted by Melanie Winiger and Frédéric Beigbeder, the ceremony was attended by around 1,500 guests including influential figures from the world of watchmaking, finance and politics.

Simultaneously translated into English for fans worldwide, the ceremony was broadcast live on Euronews.com, Worldtempus.com, Hodinkee.com, on the official GPHG website and on local TV channel Leman bleu.

After New Delhi, Beijing and Geneva, the exhibition of the watches pre-selected by the jury will be on show in London at the SalonQP from November 6th to 8th.

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