Montres Passion and Urhenwelt which this year were holding the 14th annual ceramony. The jury which is composed of industry professionals and journalists had to choose among about 100 watches.
The ceremony which was held on Nov 1 in Geneva awarded 1st prize to Vacheron Constantin's Patrimony Retrograde Day/Date. The jury citing its “classicism and modernity” on both technical and aesthetic levels, and referring to it as a model embodying “absolute elegance.
the following scans are courtesy of Ian Skellern (used by permission)
the venue took place at Geneva's Hotel Beau Rivage
Juan-Carlos Torres CEO of Vacheron Constantin
2nd prize went to FP Journe's Octa Automatique Lune, 3rd prize to JLC's Duometre Chronograph. Lady's watch of the year went to Cartier's ballon Bleu. The Special Jury Prize, which rewards both a watch and its creators, was awarded to Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey for their Tourbillon 24 Secondes Incliné.