The Grand Théâtre de Genève was the scene of the 2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). One and a half thousand guests joined the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr Ueli Maurer, to celebrate the watch industry, with fifteen prizes awarded. The top award, the ‘Aiguille d’Or’, was given to Girard-Perregaux for their Constant Escapement L.M watch.
2013 PRIZE LIST
“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Girard-Perregaux, Constant Escapement L.M.
Grande Complication Prize: A. Lange & Söhne, 1815 Rattrapante Perpetuel Calendar (about which you can read here).
Ladies’ Complications Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels, Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée (covered in my VC&A SIHH 2013 post here).
Ladies’ Watch Prize: DeLaneau, Rondo Translucent Champagne
Men’s Complications Watch Prize: Romain Gauthier, Logical One
Men’s Watch Prize: Voutilainen, V-8R
Innovation Prize: Vianney Halter, Deep Space Tourbillon
Jewellery Watch Prize: Chopard, L’Heure du Diamant
Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Chanel, Mademoiselle Privé Camélia Brodé
Sports Watch Prize: Zenith, El Primero Stratos Flyback Stricking 10th
“Petite Aiguille” Watch Prize: Habring2, Jumping Second Pilot
Revival Prize: Tudor, Heritage Black Bay (about which you can read here)
Horological Revelation Prize: Ressence, Type 3
Special Jury Prize: Philippe Dufour
As well as these jury selected awards there was the public prize, which is the result of online voting. This went to A. Lange & Söhne’s 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar.
Congratulations to all the winners.
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