The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève Has Announced Its 2019 Finalists

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève Has Announced Its 2019 Finalists (Special Page And Full List)

The holidays are over, which means it's time for awards season! Discover the full list of 2019 GPHG nominees.

By Josh Shanks

As manufactures and watchmakers spring back to life after a long recess, it's time to look back at all of the great watches that have been released this year. For the 2019 edition of the GPHG, 84 watches separated into 14 categories will be voted on by the prestigious Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève jury. While we're sure to have multiple category winners, only one watch can win the coveted Aiguille d’Or trophy.

The official prize ceremony will occur November 7th at Geneva's Théâtre du Léman, but prior to the official ceremony, the GPHG will be hosting a global tour of the competing watches which you can learn more about HERE.

Once again, Watchonista will be supporting the GPHG as media partner. Be sure to check our website and social media channels for the very latest news from the GPHG. 

The 2019 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) Nominees

Below you’ll find the final list of GPHG finalists. Throughout the year, Watchonista has extensively covered many of the nominees. On the list below, you'll notice many of the model names have hyperlinks to associated Watchonista articles. Click on the links to read more.


• 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’ Complications

• 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


• 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 Complications

• 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 Pieces

• 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


• Antoine Preziuso Genève | TTR3 Blue Equalizer Frequencies

• Armin Strom | Pure Resonance Rose Gold

• Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud | FB 1R.6-1 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 | FB 1L4 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


• Bvlgari |  Octo Finissimo Chronograph GMT Automatic

• Chopard | L.U.C Chrono One Flyback

• Hublot | L.U.C Chrono One Flyback

• Louis Moinet | Chronosphère

• TAG Heuer | TAG Heuer Carrera Tourbillon Nanograph

• Zenith | Defy El Primero 21 Carbon


• De Bethune |  DB28GS Grand Bleu

• Longines | HydroConquest

• Reservoir | Hydrosphere Blackfin

• Ressence | Type 5

• Seiko | Prospex LX line diver's

• Ulysse Nardin | Diver Great White


• 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 | 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


• Ciga Design |  Single-Hand Mechanical Wristwatch Series·Globe

• Doxa | 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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