16 Prize-Winning Watches from the 2014 Geneva Grand Prix


Breguet Classique Chronometrie 7727On October 31st, the 14th annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève — the watch world’s equivalent of the Oscars — was held at Geneva’s Grande Theatre. The international jury of watch experts handed out prizes in 16 categories, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” grand prize, awarded to Breguet for its Classiqu Chronometrie. Scroll down for the full list of winners.

“Aiguille d’Or” (“Golden Hand”) Grand Prize: Breguet Classique Chronométrie. (You can download WatchTime’s exclusive feature article on the Classique Chronométrie and its innovative magnetic pivot, by clicking here.)
Ladies’ Watch Prize: Blancpain, Women Heure Décentrée Seconde Retrograde
Ladies’ High-Mech Watch Prize: Christophe Claret, Margot
Men’s Watch Prize: Urban Jürgensen & Sonner, Central Second

Breguet Classique Chronometrie 7727
Breguet Classique Chronométrie 7727
Blancpain Women Off-Center Hour
Blancpain Women Heure Décentrée Seconde Retrograde

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 (Click here to read more on this watch from our Baselworld 2014 blog.)

Christophe Claret Margot
Christophe Claret Margot
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A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna (back)

Mechanical Exception Watch Prize: Urwerk, EMC
Sports Watch Prize: Zenith, El Primero Lightweight (Click here to read our “Watch to Watch” feature on the Zenith El Primero Lightweight.)
Jewellery Watch Prize: Bulgari, Diva High Jewellery Emeralds
Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Voutilainen, Hisui

The Hublot Classic Fusion Cathedral Tourbillon Minute Repeater in King Gold
Hublot, Classic Fusion Cathedral Tourbillon Minute Repeater

Urwerk EMC

Grand Seiko Hi-beat 36,000 GMT Limited Edition
Grand Seiko Hi-beat 36,000 GMT Limited Edition

“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Seiko, Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 GMT (More on this watch can be found here.)
“Revival” Watch Prize: Omega, Speedmaster “Dark Side Of The Moon” (Click here for more details on this modern version of the classic Omega Moonwatch.)
Innovation Watch Prize: Urwerk, EMC
Special Jury Prize: Walter Lange

Zenith El Primero Lightweight - front
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch “Dark Side of the Moon”
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch “Dark Side of the Moon”

The Urwerk EMC was the only watch model to be honored with two awards (Mechanical Exception and Innovation watch), while Breguet picked up, in addition to the Aiguille d’Or, the Public Prize for its ladies’ model, the Classique Dame. The prize-giving ceremony in Geneva was attended by around 1,500 guests, including major figures from the worlds of watchmaking, finance, and politics. The prize-winning timepieces will be presented in London at the SalonQP from November 6th through 8th.

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  1. Debashish

    Thanks a lot for the information, I really enjoyed your write-up!

    This is the reason why I visit your website at least once a day.

    But please improve the quality of photographs of timepieces.

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