De Bethune DB28
November 19 in Geneva hosted the annual ceremony awarding Grand Prix d’Horlogerie in 2011.
For 10 years, winning the contest is considered the most prestigious in the world watch industry. To such an extent that the awarding of winners of the award even compares film award “Oscar”.
Claim victory in one of nine nominations, anyone can watch brand – it would be something to show! This year’s grand prize (“Golden Arrow”) went to the company De Bethune of the most submitted in the competition-presamuyu interesting model DB28 (with an exclusive indicator of moon phases).
The prize “Little Arrow” (the best hours worth below 5,000 Swiss francs) – Montblanc Star World-Time GMT Automatic
(With function indication of the time in 24 world capitals)
Audience Award – Audemars Piguet Millenary 4101
“Best complicated watches” – Zenith Academy Christophe Colomb Equation of Time with a unique gyroscope. To win the nomination as claimed tourbillon watch from De Bethune
“Best Concept Design” –
Urwerk UR-110 Titanium (show time with three rotating modules)
“Best Sports Watch” – Tag Heuer Mikrotimer Flying 1000
(Show time to within 1 / 1000 second, which is to be expected from Tag Heur)
“The best women’s watches” – Boucheron Crazy Jungle Hathi
(A copy of the most exquisite of all the “crazy” collection)
“The best men’s watches” – Hermes Arceau Le Temps Suspendu
with a special button that creates the illusion of time management
“Best Jewelry Watch” – Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Polar Landscapes Seal Decor with remarkable imagination imitation of the aurora