Hodinkee - EXCLUSIVE: 2016 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) Finalists Announced


Last week we showed you the full list of competitors in this year's Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG), which included nearly 200 watches vying for a variety of awards, including the Aiguille d’Or, essentially the best in show. Today we have an exclusive early look at the list of finalists. Only six watches remain in each of the 12 categories and the final jury selection will take place just ahead of the award ceremony on November 10. Here are the 72 watches competing to become the best watch of 2016.

Artistic Crafts

Bulgari Lvcea Tourbillon Il Giardino Paradiso

Credor Fugaku Tourbillon

H. Moser & Cie. Perpetual Calendar Heritage Limited Edition

Hermès Arceau Tigre

Piaget XXL Protocol "Secrets & Lights" Venice Micro-Mosaic

Voutilainen Triton et Sirène


Andersen Genève Perpetuel Secular Calender "20th Anniversary"

Andreas Strehler Lune Exacte

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Chrono

H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Concept Funky Blue

MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual

MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual


Chopard Mille Miglia 2016 XL Race Edition

Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire

Louis Moinet Memoris Red Eclipse

Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition

Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar

Zenith El Primero 36,000 vph


Audemars Piguet Diamond Fury

Chanel Secret Watch "Signature Grenat"

Chopard Precious Chopard

Graff Princess Butterfly

Hublot Big Bang Impact Bang

Voutilainen Scintillante


Audemars Piguet Millenary

Bovet 1822 Blue Thistles

Bulgari Serpenti Spiga

Chopard L.U.C XP 35mm Esprit de Fleurier Peony

Fabergé Lady Levity

Piaget Limelight Gala Milanese Mesh

Girard-Perregaux Cat's Eye Tourbillon with Gold Bridge

Ladies' High-Mechanical

Bulgari Serpenti Incantati Tourbillon Lumière

Christophe Claret Marguerite

Girard-Perregaux Cat's Eye Tourbillon with Gold Bridge

Louis Vuitton Tambour Color Blossom Spin Time

Ludovic Ballouard Genève Upside Down Art Deco

Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl

Mechanical Exception

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie

Bovet 1822 Recital 18 Shooting Star Tourbillon

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

Chanel La Montre Monsieur de Chanel

Chronomètre Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie


Chopard L.U.C XPS 1860

Czapek Genève 33 bis Quai des Bergues

Grönefeld 1941 Remontoire

Hermès Slim d'Hermès Email

Tudor Heritage Black Bay

Urban Jurgensen Reference 2340

Petite Aiguille

Hermès Slim d'Hermès

Seiko Presage Automatic Chronograph Enamel Dial

Tiffany & Co. East West Automatic

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze

Vulcain 50s Presidents' Watch Tradition

Zenith Pilot Ton-Up

Hermès Slim d'Hermès


Eberhard & Co Scafograf 300

Montblanc TimeWalker ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph Limited Edition

Ressence Type 5B

TAG Heuer Heuer Monza Chronograph

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark

Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon


Bovet 1822 Ottantasei Flying Tourbillon

De Bethune DB28 Kind of Blue Tourbillon

Girard-Perregaux La Esmeralda Tourbillon

Louis Moinet Sideralis Evo

Rudis Sylva RS 16 Harmonious Oscillator

Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Chronomètre Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1

Travel Time

Bovet 1822 Virtuoso VI Triple Time Zone

De Bethune DB25 World Traveller

Fabergé Visionnaire DTZ

Louis Vuitton Escale Time Zone

Manufacture Royale 1770 Haute Voltige

Montblanc 4810 Orbis Terrarum Pocket Watch 110 Years Edition

Stay tuned for more coverage on the GPHG as November approaches. For now, visit the GPHG online for more information on the finalists.

Stephen Pulvirent