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GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d’Or

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November 2021


GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

The 2021 prize list of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) was unveiled on Thursday November 4 during a festive awards ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the GPHG.

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he 2021 GPHG ceremony honoured 19 prize-winners announced by the 30-member jury headed by Nick Foulkes. The ultimate ‘best in show’ distinction, the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix, was awarded to Bulgari for the Octo Finissimo watch.

Audemars Piguet, Bernhard Lederer, Chopard, Christiaan Van Der Klaauw, CIGA Design, De Bethune, Furlan Marri, Grand Seiko, Louis Vuitton, MB&F, Piaget, Tudor, Van Cleef & Arpels and Zenith were also saluted by the Jury and the GPHG Academy for the quality of their creations in various categories.

The Special Jury Prize, which rewards a personality or an influential institution on the watchmaking scene, was won this year by the Dubai Watch Week.

The 2021 nominated watches, including the 18 award-winners, are on display at the Musée Rath in Geneva until November 14, 2021. On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the GPHG also invites you to discover – within the setting of this exceptional exhibition – the 20 watches that won the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix between 2001 and 2020.

The 2021 award-winning watches will subsequently be presented during Dubai Watch Week, from November 24 to 28, and then in Paris from December 2 to 5.

2021 PRIZE LIST

“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Bulgari, Octo Finissimo

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Ladies’ Watch Prize: Piaget, Limelight Gala Precious Rainbow

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Ladies’ Complication Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels, Lady Féerie Watch

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Men’s Watch Prize: Grand Seiko, Hi-Beat 36000 80 Hours Caliber 9SA5

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Men’s Complication Watch Prize: MB&F, LMX Titanium

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Iconic Watch Prize: Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Tourbillon Watch Prize: De Bethune, DB Kind of Two Tourbillon

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Calendar and Astronomy Watch Prize: Christiaan Van Der Klaauw, CVDK Planetarium Eise Eisinga

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Mechanical Exception Watch Prize: Piaget, Altiplano Ultimate Automatic

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Chronograph Watch Prize: Zenith, Chronomaster Sport

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Diver’s Watch Prize: Louis Vuitton, Tambour Street Diver Skyline Blue

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Jewellery Watch Prize: Chopard, Flower Power

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: MB&F, LM SE Eddy Jaquet ’Around the World in Eighty Days’

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Tudor, Black Bay Ceramic

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Challenge Watch Prize: CIGA Design, Blue Planet

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Innovation Prize: Bernhard Lederer, Central Impulse Chronometer

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Audacity Prize: Louis Vuitton, Tambour Carpe Diem

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Horological Revelation Prize: Furlan Marri, MR. Grey Ref. 1041-A

GPHG 2021: Bulgari wins the Aiguille d'Or

Special Jury Prize: Dubai Watch Week

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