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Top Watches Named At Geneva Grand Prix

GENEVA, Switzerland — F.P. Journe headlined the annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2008 with his third award, this time the Grand Prize for the F.P. Journe Centigraphe Souverain.

Among the other honorees who gathered their awards in front of more than 1,500 people at the Opera House here were:

Watchmaker of the Year –
Giulio Papi

Best Women’s Watch –
Piaget, Limelight Magic Hour

Best Men’s Watch –
Vacheron Constantin, Quai de l’Ile

Best Watch Design –
Concord, C1 Tourbillon Gravity

Best Jewelry Watch –
Audemars Piguet, Millenary Pianoforte

Best Complicated Watch –
Jaeger-LeCoultre, Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2

Best Sport Watch –
TAG Heuer, Grande Carrera Calibre 36 RS Caliper Chronographe

Best Calendar Watch –
Audemars Piguet, Equation du Temps Squelette Jules Audemars

Choice of the Public –
Maurice Lacroix, Starside Eternal Moon