The watch world gathered in Geneva this past Thursday for the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. Prizes were awarded in several categories, including men’s and ladies’ watches, complicated watches, sports watches, design watches, and the coveted Aiguille d’Or or “Golden Hand” Grand Prix Award. Look inside for the complete list of winners for 2010.
Ladies’ Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels, Le Pont des Amoureux
Men’s Watch Prize: Laurent Ferrier, Galet Classic Tourbillon Double Spiral
Design & Concept Watch Prize: MB&F, Horological Machine N° 4 Thunderbolt
Jewelery Watch Prize: Chopard, High Jewelery Owl Watch
Complicated Watch Prize: F.P.Journe, Chronomètre à Résonance
Sports Watch Prize: Seiko, Spring Drive Spacewalk Commemorative Edition
“La Petite Aiguillle” (Small Hand) Prize, for watches retailing below 5,000 Swiss francs: TAG Heuer, Carrera Calibre 1887 Chronograph.
Public Prize (selected by SIHH attendees and the public voting online): Vacheron Constantin, Historique Ultra-fine 1955
Best Watchmaker Prize: Jean-François Mojon
Special Jury Prize: AHCI (Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants). This prize may be awarded to a timepiece, a brand, a personality, an innovation, or any major player in the watch industry.
“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix Award: Greubel Forsey, Double Tourbillon 30° Edition Historique