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GTE - Superwatch Exposed | watch TestimonialsWORLDTEMPUS - 18 January 2011Louis Nardin, translation Elizabeth Lilly Doerr Previous evening at Geneva's CIGC, the anticipation was so palpable you could potentially have minimize it having a knife. A minimum of four hundred persons experienced crowded into main throughway on the tiny fair to speak, consume Laurent Perrier champagne, and hear the outcome on the eagerly predicted premiere on the GTE Superwatch award.
The jury talks about unbiased watchmaking: (l to r) Anders Modig, Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, Elizabeth Doerr, Geoffrey Ader, Mohammed Seddiqi, Vimol Studer (GTE) and Prof. Axel Kufus
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The clear voting method was achieved with a excellent deal of exertion by a jury comprising several famous names in horology: Worldtempus's very own English content material manager Elizabeth Doerr; replica iwc panerai watches innovative behind-the-scenes watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht of Agenhor; Professor of Structure at Berlin's University of Arts Axel Kufus; cheap replica watches head of Sotheby's watch department Geoffroy Ader; Mohammed A. M. Seddiqi of vital Center Eastern retailer Ahmed Seddiqi Sons; and grasp of ceremonies and editor-in-chief of Plaza watch at the same time as among the initiators in the new competitors Anders Modig. The jury voted by awarding details from 1 to ten in three subjects: technological know-how, style and design navitimer chronograph watches , and avant-garde. The natural way, judging the 27 entrants seemed sometimes like evaluating apples to oranges, which built the explicit level procedure a significant point of reference for weighting these significan attributes of a fantastic watch on its method to turning into a contemporary basic. And, with this situation, the beginning of the dazzling career.
Frederic Jouvenot (center) acknowledged the Superwatch award from GTE's organizers and Plaza Watch's Anders Modig (far right)
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Collecting on the smaller phase, Modig and GTE organizer Vimol Studer announced 3rd area: Heritage watch Manufactory's Karsten Fraessdorf was visibly moved and later on excitedly explained that he regarded as the position a complete victory for his new brand's difficult in-house continual drive movement with its solidly vintage case and dial structure made by star designer Eric Giroud. Next spot and an honorable point out went to newcomer Ressence. Belgian industrial designer Benoît Mintiens succeeded in creating a modern common according to an ETA 2824 motion by having an extremely clean yet really modern rotating dial display.
Benoît Mintiens of Ressence gets an honorable mention for his near 2nd put
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The primary prize of your evening was awarded to Frederic Jouvenot by GTE's founders and organizers for his reinterpretation from the jump hour concept dependant on a solar eyesight of your time. The hugely innovative hour screen in the Helios Solar Deity sees its hour markers switching color from black to yellow and back again based around the time of day or night time. The imaginative mechanics based upon a Concepto motion completely justify Jouvenot's claim for the title: the flawlessly encouraged mechanics mixed with ingenious structure and even more than a touch of the novel and avant-garde created this the evening's Superwatch.
Helios Solar Deity.
Frederic Jouvenot
After the ceremony, Jouvenot's income supervisor Thibault van Deuren candidly disclosed which the watchmaker who had done a mystery tourbillon amid other complications with the age of 27 experienced practically offered up the combat for capable independence just one yr preceding. By natural means, winning this kind of an award ought to provide enough commitment for the three-year-old enterprise to continue along with the prizes valued at about fifty,000 euros, which includes a no cost booth at future year's GTE and promotion in Plaza watch, undoubtedly will never harm. rolex ceramic submariner watches
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