Double for Bulgari at the 17th Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)
The prizes awarded by the 17th Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG), held at the Théâtre du Léman, are considered by the insiders as well as the watch oscars. A very strict international jury composed of experts of the field has assigned the prizes to the watches of the year by a preselection of 72 timepieces.
The top watchmaking companies can take part in the competition with up to six models and decide in which of the twelve categories to compete. Precision, innovation and quality materials are the prerequisites for obtaining GPHG prizes.
The ceremony presented by Edouard Baer and Lauriane Gilliéron saw the paradigm of the who is who of the international watch industry
Fifteen in total the prizes awarded: twelve prizes (one for each category) plus the Aiguille d'Or ("Golden Lancet"), the revival award and the public award.
The award-winning brands include Bulgari, Chanel, Greubel Forsey, Tudor, Parmigiani, Longines, Zenith, Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef and Arpels, Voutilainen and Ulysse Nardin,
Double for Bulgari in the Men's Watch category with the Octo Finissimo Automatic and in the Tourbillon and Escapement category with the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Skeleton.
The Octo Finissimo Automatico is the thinnest automatic self-winding watch on the market. In 2017, following the footsteps of the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon, launched in 2014, and of the Minute Repeater presented in 2016, the brand introduced this new creation with a total thickness of only 5.15 mm, a diameter of 40 mm and equipped with a automatic charge of only 2.23 mm. A successful series of the Othto launched in 2012, and already awarded as the best watch in Mexico at the SIAR (Salon Internacional Alta Relojeria) and winner of world records.
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