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Watchstars 2016/17 Winners

The verdict was out during Baselworld, this year. Scroll down to view the winners of the Watchstars Awards ceremony hosted by WatchTime USA, whilst catching a glimpse of their new book project “Selected Superlatives”.

The Watchstars Awards ceremony is an annual award function hosted by WatchTime USA every year, during the biggest Watch Fair of the world – Baselworld. With a panel consisting of over 80 international watch experts, the best watches of the world are carefully studied and selected by the esteemed panel out of the most commonly nominated watches from each category.

The winners for this year are mentioned below:

Classic Stars

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King

The Rolex tradition at its best – elegant, modern, yet classic.

Technical Stars

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie

A revolutionary technical solution characterised by the strong volume and cleanness of the acoustic wristwatch.

Design Stars

Hermès Slim d'HermèsÉmail Grand Feu

The enamel dial consists of three separate enamel discs, making the production equally difficult.

Stars for a Lifetime

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra-Thin

The watch lasted 44 long years, and is still going very strong. Enough said.

New Stars

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

Also known as, the thinnest minute repeater in the world.

The Watchstars also witnessed the announcement of the book Selected Superlatives, by WatchTime USA. A graphic 160 paged display of the winners, with exclusive imagery from the various horological masterpieces, the book is a milestone in watch literature backed by over a hundred watch experts, bloggers, and journalists from over twenty countries.

 

To know more about the Selected Superlatives book, click here

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