And the winner is…”-so the movements always begin at the ceremony of the Academy Awards for the film industry in Los Angeles known as OSCAR. The real work takes place however before: nominations, discussions, quiet and loud considerations. This is no different in the jury of the Watchstars – that is well known as a member of this body.
However, if the boss calls, the decisions come easily. Thomas Wanka, editor in Chief of the WATCH MAGAZINE and Watchstars Executive, ensures order in the nearly 100-strong jury of international watch experts. Here are the winners of the watches Oscars:
Classic Star 2016: Globemaster by Omega
The 2015 launched Globemaster is being tested in the harsh METAS – certification process as well as in-house according to new standards. The jury, the clock scored inhibition with their magnetic field resistant co-axial. And it stays not the only watch by Omega, which is awarded 2016 at the Watchstars…
Technical star 2016: Minute Repeater of A timer. Lange & Söhne
Using decimal display and an acoustic signal, she penetrate timer minute repeater from A. Long & sons to the top of the acoustic watchmaking – and convinced the international jury of the Watchstars awards.
Design star 2016: Legacy machine 101 by MB & F
The legacy machine 101 by MB & F is an optical delight. The exposed Central unrest shows more technology than many other optical masterpieces, the work was complete by Max Büsser and friends developed and therefore also has the advantage of a full factory product.
Star for a lifetime 2016: Speedmaster professional Moonwatch by Omega
Lovers of fine watches Moonwatch is popular with Omega’s has always been, and also the Watchstars jury was convinced by the model. Thus, the Moon clock of the speed master collection is not only an icon, but also the second Omega watch, which will be awarded at the Watchstars Awards 2016. Also here on the Watchthusiast blog the Speedmaster already presented.
New star 2016: North flag by Tudor
The Tudor North Flag convinces as the first Tudor watch with manufacture and will be awarded for this as a “New Star”.