On September 1, the much watched Geneva Haute Horlogerie Awards announced the list of 72 finalists in 2016. An international jury composed of 29 industry experts selected 72 out of nearly 200 timepieces (12 categories, 6 in each category), entered the final stage, and won the highest honor in the watchmaking industry-the golden pointer award. ‘ (Aiguille d’Or). Unfortunately, the Vacheron and Coverbridge watches that participated in the selection of ‘Best Tourbillon Watch’ and ‘Best Craft Watch’ did not go further.
Watch enthusiasts from all over the world can select and vote on their favorite watches from this list. The watch with the highest vote is awarded the ‘PublicPrize’, and the public participating in the voting will also have the chance to win a lottery One week MSC Yacht Club Mediterranean Tour for two (valued at CHF 6,000). On November 10th, local time, the 2016 GPHG Awards Ceremony will be held at the Léman Theatre in Geneva.
List of 72 finalist watches (12 categories, 6 in each category)
Best Men’s Watch (Men’s)
Best Tourbillon Watch
Best Perpetual Calendar (Calendar)
Best Travel Time
Best mechanical innovation table (Mechanical Exception)
Small Pointer Award (Petite Aiguille)
Best Sports Watch
Best Crafts List (Artistic Crafts)
‘Public Choice Award’ voting link URL http://www.gphg.org/horlogerie/en/user/register