GPHG 2018: Celebrating The Art Of Watchmaking

The jury of the 18th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has delivered its initial verdict: the Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) invites you to discover the official 2018 pre- selection on its gphg.org website. The 72 pre-selected watches, divided into 12 categories, are competing to win one of the 16 prizes that will salute the year’s finest watch creations, including the prestigious Aiguille d’Or Grand Prix.

The winners will be announced on Friday November 9th at the 18th GPHG prize-giving. Held in Geneva’s Théâtre du Léman, the award ceremony will be attended by Mr Johann Schneider-Ammann, Federal Councillor and Economic Affairs Minister, along with Genevan authorities and representatives of the international watchmaking profession, all gathered to celebrate the art of horology.

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And The Nominees Are… Presenting The 2018 GPHG Finalists

The Academy Awards of Watchmaking has released the anticipated list of nominees. Here’s the full details.


by Josh Shanks – It’s that time of year again! As the Swiss watchmaking valleys slowly come back to life after summer holidays, the GPHG has announced the 72 finalists for the 2018 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. This year, the ceremony will be split in to 12 categories and 16 prizes will be given away during the November 9th ceremony in Geneva…

The Pre-Selected Watches

The resolutely global GPHG will assemble the watches pre-selected by the jury for a series of exhibitions offering the international public a series of exceptional opportunities to admire the diversity of contemporary watch production representing more than 40 different brands.

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Girard-Perregaux Neo Tourbillon With Three Bridges Skeleton

At last year’s SIHH, Girard-Perregaux unveiled the Neo-Bridges Automatic Titanium — a watch that took its structural cues from Constant Girard’s creator Esmeralda pocket watch (which won first prize at the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1889) but married it to 21st century technology. And this year, the manufacture continues to push the concept even further.

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