In a glittering ceremony in Geneva the annual Gra

first_imgIn a glittering ceremony in Geneva, the annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie celebrated the best achievements in watchmaking of 2009, as chosen by a panel of select judges.The “L’Aiguille d’Or” grand prize (the “Golden Hand”) was presented to A. Lange & Söhne for Lange Zeitwerk. Piaget picked up the Ladies’ Watch Prize for their Limelight Twice watch.Men’s Watch Prize went to Audemars Piguet for the high-frequency, manual-winding Jules Audemars wristwatch with AP escapement, while the Design Watch Prize was awarded to Harry Winston for the Opus 9. The Jewelery Watch Prize went to Jean-Claude Biver for his Hublot Black Caviar timepiece.Tourbillon specialist Greubel Forsey received the Complicated Watch award for the Double Tourbillon 30°, and watch innovator Richard Mille took home the Sports Watch Prize for his RM 025 Diver’s Watch.The honor of Best Watchmaker went to M. Anthony Randall. Fawaz Gruosi shone in a trying year, and was duly recognized with the Public Prize for de Grisogono’s Meccanico dG N03 Titane, as chosen by public vote.For full results, visit www.worldtempus.com/en/news/events/grand-prix-dhorlogerie-de-geneve/2009-edition/results/the-laureats-2009-edition/last_img

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