Bovet 1822 Takes Top Prize At The ‘Oscars’ Of The Watch Industry

Diana Bell-Heather   |   11 - 11 - 2018

Excellence, creativity and horological expertise were saluted by an international jury at the 18th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aka Oscars of the watch industry.


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Bovet 1822 took the prize of the “Best Watch” while The Special Jury Prize awarded to Swiss watch legend Jean-Claude Biver.


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Pascal Raffy,Owner Of Bovet 1822.


Bovet triumphed in the “Aiguille d’Or” category for Récital 22 Grand Récital, it was the first time the company claimed the top prize. Elsewehere, 72 watches competed for 17 prizes in categories, such as Innovation Prize, Artistic Crafts Watch Prize and Jewellery Watch Prize.


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Jean-Claude Biver.


See the winners list below:


Aiguille d’Or “Grand Prix : Bovet 1822, Récital 22 Grand Récital
Revival Prize: Vacheron Constantin, Historiques Triple calendrier 1942
Innovation Prize: Krayon, Everywhere Horizon
Ladies’ Watch Prize: Chanel, Boy-friend Skeleton
Ladies’ Complication Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels, Lady Arpels Planétarium
Men’s Watch Prize: Akrivia, Chronomètre Contemporain
Men’s Complication Prize: Laurent Ferrier, Galet Annual Calendar School Piece
Chronograph Watch Prize: Singer Reimagined, Singer Track1 Hong Kong Edition
Chronometry Watch Prize: De Bethune, DB25 Starry Varius Chronomètre Tourbillon
Mechanical Exception Watch Prize  Greubel Forsey, Grande Sonnerie
Sports Watch Prize: Seiko, Seiko Prospex 1968 Diver’s Re-creation
Jewellery Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels, Secret de Coccinelle
Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Hermès, Arceau Robe du soir
“Petite Aiguille” Prize: Habring2, Doppel-Felix
Challenge Watch Prize: Nomos Glashütte, Tangente neomatik 41 Update
Audacity Prize: Konstantin Chaykin, Clown
Special Jury Prize: Jean-Claude Biver, President non-executive of the LVMH Group Watch division, Chairman of Hublot & Zenith