See the 15 GRAND PRIX D’HORLOGERIE DE GENÈVE 2016 WATCH AWARD WINNERS
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“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Chronomètre Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1

The leading names from the world of fine watchmaking came together in November 2016 for the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genéve. The ceremony – akin to the Oscars for luxury timepieces – celebrates the most beautiful, cutting-edge and technically complex watches on the market - with fine jewellery watches, limited edition timepieces and super-accurate chronometers all present in this year’s list of winners. Click through to see the most coveted watches in the world right now…

“Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix: Chronomètre Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1

Case: 18 carat white gold, 44mm
Strap: Leather
Movement: Calibre FB-T.FC mechanical hand-wound
Waterproof: 30 metres
Functions: Large seconds, power reserve indicator, tourbillon
Limited edition: 50
Price: €220,000

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Ladies’ Watch Prize: Piaget Limelight Gala Milanese Bracelet

Case: 18 carat rose gold and diamond, 32mm
Strap: 18 carat rose gold Milanese
Movement: Piaget 690P quartz
Price: $34,500

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Ladies’ High-Mech Prize: Girard-Perregaux Cat's Eye Tourbillon with Gold Bridge

Case: White gold with diamonds, 38.4 x 32.9mm
Strap: Alligator
Movement: GP09700-0011 mechanical hand-wound
Waterproof: 30 metres
Functions: Tourbillon with small seconds
Price: $296,000

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Men’s Watch Prize: Grönefeld 1941 Remontoire

Case: 18 carat rose gold, 39.5mm
Strap: Ostrich leather
Movement: Calibre G-05
Waterproof: 30 metres
Functions: Small seconds
Price: €49,500

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Chronograph Watch Prize: Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition

Case: Stainless steel, 44mm
Strap: Alligator
Movement: Calibre MB M16.29 hand-wound chronograph
Waterproof: 30 metres
Functions: Seconds, 30-minute counter, tachymetric scale
Limited edition: 100
Price: POA

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Tourbillon Watch Prize: Girard-Perregaux La Esmeralda Tourbillon

Case: Pink gold, 44mm
Strap: Alligator
Movement: Calibre GP09400-0004 automatic
Waterproof: 30 metres
Functions: Tourbillon with small seconds
Price: CHF 180,000

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Calendar Watch Prize: MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual

Case: Platinum, 44mm
Strap: Alligator
Movement: Custom** **hand-wound movement by MB&F and Stephen McDonnell
Functions: Day, retrograde date, month, retrograde leap year, power reserve indicator
Limited edition: 25
Price: $176,000

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Travel Time Watch Prize: Fabergé Visionnaire DTZ

Case: 18 carat rose gold, 43mm
Strap: Alligator
Movement: Calibre 6924 self-winding
Waterproof: 30 metres
Functions: Central GMT second timezone
Price: $29,500

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Mechanical Exception Prize: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie

Case: Titanium, 44mm
Strap: Rubber
Movement: Calibre 2937 hand-wound
Waterproof: 20 metres
Functions: Minute repeater, tourbillon, 30-minute counter, chronograph with central seconds
Price: $597,400

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“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze

Case: Bronze, 43mm
Strap: Leather
Movement: Calibre MT5601 self-winding mechanical
Waterproof: 200 metres
Functions: Seconds
Price: $3,975

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