Girard-Perregaux Wins Prestigious Aiguille d’Or For Constant Escapement L.M.

 

Last Friday’s 13th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has been a grand occasion for watchmaker Girard-Perregaux, for they have won the prestigious Aiguille d’Or for the Constant Escapement L.M.

Addressing at the crowd CEO of Sowind Group (parent company of Girard-Perregaux ) Michele Sofisti said “Winning the Aiguille d’Or tonight is a genuine emotion that will stay with me deeply. I owe this amazing consecration to the work, passion and love of my team for the art of watchmaking.” At hand to present the award was French writer and literary critic Frédéric Beigbeder.

Other guests who attended the event at the Grand Théâtre de Genève included President of Switzerland Ueli Maurer and notables from politics, business and watchmaking industry. Award presenters included designer Phillipe Starck, Indian jeweler Viren Baghat and architect Jean-Michael Wilmotte. The winners chosen by an international jury of watch experts, collectors and industry leader. In all 14 awards were presented at the ceremony.

Here are the 2013 winners of  Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 1

“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Girard-Perregaux, Constant Escapement L.M.

1815 UP/DOWN

 

Grande Complication Prize: A. Lange & Söhne, 1815 Rattrapante Perpetuel Calendar

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 3

Ladies’ Complications Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels, Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 4

Ladies’ Watch Prize: DeLaneau, Rondo Translucent Champagne

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 5

Men’s Complications Watch Prize: Romain Gauthier, Logical One

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 6

Men’s Watch Prize: Voutilainen, V-8R

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 7

Innovation Prize: Vianney Halter, Deep Space Tourbillon

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 8

Jewellery Watch Prize: Chopard, L’Heure du Diamant

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 9

Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Chanel, Mademoiselle Privé Camélia Brodé

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 10

Sports Watch Prize: Zenith, El Primero Stratos Flyback Stricking 10th

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 11

“Petite Aiguille” Watch Prize: Habring2, Jumping Second Pilot

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 12

Revival Prize: Tudor, Heritage Black Bay

2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève winners - 13

Horological Revelation Prize: Ressence, Type 3

 

 

Source: Haute Time