The timepieces that won top honours at Grand Prix d’Horlogerie awards 2017

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By Su Fen Tan

The timepieces that won top honours at Grand Prix d’Horlogerie awards 2017

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève presents the most prestigious awards in watchmaking annually. This year, the Aiguile d’Or—the highest watchmaking honour at the awards—was presented to the Chopard L.U.C Full Strike. Released at Baselworld earlier this year, the Full Strike is Chopard’s first minute repeater, featuring an open dial that highlights the complex mechanism of the timepiece. 


Take a look at the complete list of winners below:

Aiguille d’Or: Chopard L.U.C. Full Strike

Innovation Prize: Zenith Defy Lab

“Revival” Prize: The Longines Avigation BigEye

Ladies’ Watch Prize: Chanel Première Camélia Skeleton

Ladies’ High-Mech Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Papillon Automate

Men’s Watch Prize: Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic


Chronograph Watch Prize: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

Tourbillon and Escapement Watch Prize: Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Skeleton

Calendar Watch Prize: Greubel Forsey QP à Équation

Travel Time Watch Prize: Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Hemisphères Rétrograde

Mechanical Exception Watch Prize: Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600

“Petite Aiguille” Watch Prize: Tudor Black Bay Chrono

Sports Watch Prize: Ulysse Nardin Marine Regatta

Jewellery Watch Prize: Chopard Lotus Blanc Watch

Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Voutilainen Aki-No-Kure

Special Jury Prize: Suzanne Rohr and Anita Porchet


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