GPHG 2020 Finalists: Full List, 84 Nominees

GPHG 202

This year’s Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG)  — what some refer to as the Academy Awards of watchmaking – has announced the 84watch nominees for the 2020 edition. The nominations have been selected by more than 350 members of the watchmaking community, from brand executives, to watchmakers, watch educators and leaders and journalists…

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Jacob & Co. Continues the Scarface Saga With $360,000 Opera Watch

Jacob & Co Opera Scarface

Jacob & Co. has a nice relationship with the American cult movies of the 20th century. One in particular: Scarface. Now, the brand releases an all-new Scarface watch that plays the movie theme song, Bolivia Theme, on demand.  Recently we wrote about this watch in depth in our Perfect Timing column on Forbes. Now we…

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Why The Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+ Costs $580,000

Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+

  Recently, Jacob & Co. announced its newest watch in the just-over one-year-long relationship with Bugatti:  the Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+. It retails for  $580,000 and honors the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ — the car that broke the 300 mile-per hour barrier. Le Mans winner and the official test driver of the new…

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Bugatti And Jacob & Co. Release $280,000 Bugatti Chiron 16-Cylinder Tourbillon

Jacob & Co. Unveils $280,000 Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon

Gear heads, this watch is for you. It has a host of mechanical bells and whistles that will have your head spinning, including 16 cylinders with actual moving pistons designed to emulate the engine of the Bugatti Chiron. Recently, I broke the news about this watch on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, but now…

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Who Are The Final 84 Watches In The 2019 GPHG (Grand Prix d Horlogerie) Competition?

Armin Strom, GPHG

      The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)  has announced its pre-selected watches — six in each of the categories — that will be going up for the final vote this fall.  In total, there are 84 timepieces   competing for the 18 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. The GPHG’s…

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Six ‘Only Watch 2019’ Watches With Big Experiences Built In For The Winning Bidder

Only Watch 2019 Hublot

This year, not only are top Swiss watch brands offering one-of-a-kind watches for the Only Watch 2019 auction to benefit charity (held on November 9), but also six of them are offering some pretty unique experiences to go with that winning bid. Meanwhile for the complete list of all 50 participating brands, check out our…

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