November 15, 2013 — The 13th edition of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève —Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix— was held this evening at the Grand Théatre de Genève. Fourteen prizes were awarded to timepieces across different categories and a Special Jury Prize was given to Philippe Dufour. As most people in the industry were expecting, the Grand Prix "Aiguille d'Or" Watch of the Year Prize was given to the fascinating Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. The prize was received by the CEO of the Sowind Group —Girard-Perregaux and JEANRICHARD— Mr. Michele Sofisti. Congratulations!!!!
Here's a video produced by Girard-Perregaux, showing how this fascinating timepiece works so you can further understand why this watch won the Grand Prix.
The rest of the winners of this edition of the Grand Prix are the following:
Grande Complication Prize and Public Prize - A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar
Men's Complications Watch Prize - Romain Gauthier Logical One
Men's Watch Prize - Voutilainen V-8R
Innovation Prize - Vianney Halter Deep Space Tourbillon
Sports Watch Prize - Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th
Horological Revelation Prize - Ressence Type 3
Revival Prize - Tudor Heritage Black Bay
"Petite Aiguille" Prize - Habring2 Jumping Second Pilot
Jewelry Watch Prize - Chopard L'Heure du Diamant
Ladies' Complications Watch Prize - Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée
Artistic Crafts Watch Prize - Chanel Mademoiselle Privé Camélia Brodé
Ladies' Watch Prize - DeLaneau Rondo Translucent Champagne
For more info the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève click here.