Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision 1



Watchmaking excellence and creativity were celebrated on Thursday October 29th in the Grand Théâtre de Genève at the prize-giving ceremony for the 15th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie (GPHG), attended by Federal Councillor Alain Berset who was eager to salute the vitality of the Swiss watch industry.

The Prize winners of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2015

Presented by the MC tandem of Frédéric Beigbeder and Gaspard Proust, the ceremony hosted a 1500 strong audience in Geneva composed of influential stakeholders from the watch industry as well as from political and economic circles. It was also broadcast live to enthusiasts around the world.

Alain Berset (Federal Councillor) and Stephen Forsey (Co-founder of Greubel Forsey, winner of the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix)

The prestigious international jury of this 15th edition of the GPHG, uniting the skills and competence of 26 authoritative watch experts and collectors, awarded 17 prizes and decided to grant the supreme distinction, the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix, to Greubel Forsey for the model Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision.


“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Greubel Forsey, Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision

Ladies’ Watch Prize: Hublot, Big Bang Broderie

Ladies’ High-Mech Watch Prize: Fabergé, Lady Compliquée Peacock 

Fabergé, Lady Compliquée Peacock 

Men’s Watch Prize: Voutilainen, Voutilainen GMR

Chronograph Watch Prize: Piaget, Altiplano Chrono

Tourbillon Watch Prize: Ulysse Nardin, Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon

Calendar Watch Prize: Hermès, Slim d'Hermès

Slim d'Hermès QP

QP Striking Watch Prize: Girard-Perregaux, Minute Repeater Tourbillon with Gold Bridges

Mechanical Exception Watch Prize: Jaquet Droz, The Charming Bird

Jaquet Droz The Charming Bird

“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Habring2 , Felix

Sports Watch Prize: Tudor, Pelagos

TUDOR Pelagos

Jewellery Watch Prize: Audemars Piguet, Diamond Punk

Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Blancpain, Villeret, cadran Shakudō

Blancpain Villeret, cadran Shakudō

Revival Watch Prize: Piaget, Extremely Piaget Double Sided Cuff Watch

Innovation Watch Prize: Antoine Preziuso, Tourbillon of Tourbillons

Antoine Preziuso Tourbillon of Tourbillons

“Horological Revelation” Prize: Laurent Ferrier, Galet Square

Special Jury Prize: Micke Pintus, Yannick Pintus, Jean-Luc Perrin. The three Vacheron Constantin watchmakers who developed the Reference 57260 watch.

In addition, voting via the Internet and at the exhibitions resulted in the awarding of the Public Prize: Antoine Preziuso, Tourbillon of Tourbillons

After Hong Kong, Seoul and Dubai, the exhibition of the watches pre-selected by the jury is still on show in Geneva until November 4th at the Cité du Temps. As the last stage of this road show, the prize-winning watches in this 2015 edition will be presented in London at the SalonQP from November 12th to 14th.

The Grand Théâtre de Genève lit up by Gerry Hofstetter.

Created in 2001 as an annual salute to the excellence of international horological creations, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève contributes to spreading the reputation of this art and its values around the world. Values that are shared by the main partner of the GPHG Foundation, the Edmond de Rothschild Group, which has since 2011 annually rewarded the best student at the Geneva Watchmaking School by gifting a study scholarship.

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