Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève announces the list of pre-selected watches for the GPHG 2019 awards

The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has announced the list of watches pre-selected by its jury for the GPHG 2019 awards.

These 84 timepieces are thus continuing to compete for the prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix that will reward contemporary watchmaking excellence. The categories coined for this year’s competition are Ladies’, Ladies’ Complication, Men’s, Men’s Complication, Iconic, Chronometry, Calendar and Astronomy, Mechanical Exception, Chronograph, Diver’s, Jewellery, Artistic Crafts, “Petite Aiguille” and Challenge.

The GPHG’s international jury, composed of some 30 experts with a variety of skills, conducts two rounds of voting by secret ballot in an entirely independent manner. The freedom of the jury salutes the creative audacity, technical and artistic genius, passion and expertise that have been nurturing the vitality of the watchmaking for centuries.

The winners will be announced on Thursday November 7th 2019, at the 19th GPHG Awards Ceremony, to be held at the Théâtre du Léman in Geneva. Meanwhile, the 84 pre-selected watches will be exhibited around the globe, on four continents, offering a cosmopolitan audience exceptional opportunities to discover the most remarkable recent watch creations.

Here is the list of short listed timepieces:-

Ladies’

  • Bvlgari Serpenti Seduttori Pink Gold and Diamonds
  • Chanel J12 Calibre 12.1
  • Hermès Galop d’Hermès
  • Hublot Classic Fusion Orlinski Titanium Alternative Pavé
  • Moritz Grossmann TEFNUT Arabian Nights Milanaise
  • Van Cleef & Arpels Perlée watch

Ladies’ Complication

  • Bvlgari Divas’ Dream The Roman Night
  • Chaumet Soleil de Minuit Flying Tourbillon
  • Jacob&Co Fleurs de Jardin
  • Louis Vuitton Tambour Spin Time Air Paved
  • MB&F Legacy Machine FlyingT
  • Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Zodiac Lumineux Aries watch

Men’s

  • Alchemists Mechanical Healing Cu29
  • De Bethune DB28 Yellow Tones
  • Grand Seiko Spring Drive Manual-winding Platinum
  • Grönefeld 1941 Principia Automatic
  • Laurent Ferrier Bridge One
  • Voutilainen 28ti

Men’s Complication

  • Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Minute Repeater Supersonnerie
  • Czapek Genève Place Vendôme “Ombres”
  • D.Candaux DC6-Solstice
  • Ulysse Nardin Freak X
  • Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon
  • Zenith Defy El Primero Double Tourbillon

Iconic

  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-thin
  • Girard-Perregaux Quasar
  • Hamilton Intra-Matic Automatic Chronograph
  • IWC Schaffhausen IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years”
  • TAG Heuer Monaco Eighties
  • Zenith El Primero A384 Revival

Chronometry

  • Antoine Preziuso Genève TTR3 Blue Equalizer Frequencies
  • Armin Strom Pure Resonance Rose Gold
  • Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud Carburised steel regulator
  • IWC Schaffhausen Big Pilot’s Watch Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “Le Petit Prince”
  • TAG Heuer Autavia Isograph
  • Zenith Defy Inventor

Calendar and Astronomy

  • Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Perpetual Calendar
  • Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud Far side of the moon
  • Girard-Perregaux Cosmos
  • Hermès Arceau L’heure de la lune
  • Sarpaneva Lunations
  • Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht

Mechanical Exception

  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin
  • Bvlgari Octo Roma Grande Sonnerie Perpetual Calendar
  • Genus GNS1.2
  • Ulysse Nardin Freak NeXt
  • Urwerk AMC
  • Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Twin Beat perpetual calendar

Chronograph

  • Bvlgari Octo Finissimo Chronograph GMT Automatic
  • Chopard L.U.C Chrono One Flyback
  • Hublot Classic Fusion Ferrari GT 3D Carbon
  • Louis Moinet Chronosphère
  • TAG Heuer Carrera Tourbillon Nanograph
  • Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Carbon

Diver’s

  • De Bethune DB28GS Grand Bleu
  • Longines HydroConquest
  • Reservoir Hydrosphere Blackfin
  • Ressence Type 5
  • Seiko Prospex LX line diver’s
  • Ulysse Nardin Diver Great White

Jewellery

  • Bvlgari Serpenti Misteriosi Romani
  • Chopard Waterlily
  • Hermès Arceau H Déco
  • Hublot Big Bang One Click Rainbow
  • Jacob&Co The Mystery Tourbillon
  • Van Cleef & Arpels Jardin de Glace Secret watch

Artistic Crafts

  • Andersen Genève Vita Vinum
  • Bereve Timepieces Numbers – Enamel Grand Feu
  • Chopard L.U.C XP Esprit de Fleurier Peony
  • Hermès Arceau Baobab Cat
  • Jacob&Co Astronomia Dragon
  • Voutilainen Starry Night Vine

“Petite Aiguille”

  • David Rutten Meteorite Watches Streamline
  • IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire
  • Kudoke Kudoke 2
  • Maurice Lacroix Aikon Mercury
  • Trilobe Les Matinaux Sunray Grey
  • Zenith Pilot Type 20 Silver

Challenge

  • Ciga Design Single-Hand Mechanical Wristwatch Series•Globe
  • Doxa SUB 200
  • Gorilla Watches Fastback GT Drift
  • Ming 17.06 Copper
  • Seiko Presage Arita Porcelain Dial
  • Tudor Black Bay P01

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