Over 1500 people were in attendance last night in Geneva’s Grande Theater to see who would be awarded for their as we told you immediately after the award was announced) for its Constant Force LM, while A. Lange & Sohne took home two awards for its 1815 Perpetual Calendar Rattrapante (Public Prize & Grand Complication). Another notable win went to Ressence for its Type 3, an emotional for many, and the special jury prize for a life-long contribution to watchmaker that went to none other than Philippe Dufour., innovation, and creativity – including the current president of .. There were a few surprises throughout the night, but in speaking with my fellow jury members afterwards, we believe that everyone who took home a prize last night, was indeed the right choice in all categories. The most notable prizes went to Girard-Perregaux (
The night was really a thrill, and I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed being a part of it. It was equally thrilling to be asked to present an award on stage – the prize for best revival watch and be welcomed with such a warm reaction. You can see the video here, and see the Instagram I took while on stage here.
But, without further ado, I would like to run down the complete list of winners from this year’s Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneva. Congratulations to all!
“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Girard-Perregaux, Constant Escapement L.M.