Most expensive watches
Today’s world is technology-driven, expensive mobile phones and gadgets are in trend. Buying million-dollar cars, million-dollar houses all are everybody’s dream. An expensive watch might be included in your dream list. Peter Henlein, a locksmith and clockmaker of Nuremberg, Germany is the inventor of the world’s first watch in 1542. Since then, various companies have been making something new and now the cost of watches reached multi-million dollars. Let’s see the top 10 most expensive watches in the world.
#10. ACHERON CONSTANTIN 57260
Price: $8 MILLION
ACHERON CONSTANTIN 57260, the expensive watch, took almost 8 years to design and create. It has a lot of features, including;
- World Time Indication with separate 12 hours and minutes, day, and day-night display;
- Golden Number indication of a 19-year cycle
- Sunset and Sunrise indications
A total of 242 jewels are designed in it.
#9. Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel
Price: $11.1 MILLION
This was built in 1941 and manufactured by Patek Philippe. Recently, in an auction, its price raised to $11.1 million. The most important point is that this watch model is very rare, only four models exist in the world. You can see the combination of rose and yellow in this watch.
#8. Paul Newman Rolex Daytona
Price: $17.8 million
Newman’s own ‘Paul Newman’ Daytona, one of the most expensive watches in the world —a gift from his wife, actress Joanne Woodward. The dial of this watch is very bright with a combination of black and cream. This is obvious to say that, this is the most exotic, customized, and most expensive wristwatch of Rolex.
#7. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch
Price: $18 MILLION
This lavish magnificent watch is built of 18-karat white gold and the bracelet of the watch is diamond-set with stones that weigh as much as three carats each.
The timepiece is set with 260 carats of emerald-cut diamonds, the bold cut enhances the brilliance of the diamonds, which are set in an inverted pyramid style. This is the finest timepiece by Jacob & Co.
#6. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication
Price: $24 MILLION
This watch was built by Patek Philippe, an 18-karat gold watch that has 24 complications. According to sources, the timepiece contains 920 individual parts, with 430 screws, 110 wheels, 120 removable parts, and 70 jewels, all of them handcrafted on a tiny scale.
It took three years to design, and another five years to assemble the watch and finally delivered it to Henry Graves on January 19, 1933. Indications for times of sunrise and sunset and a celestial chart for the night-time sky of New York City at 40 degrees 41.0 minutes North latitude, the most amazing feature.
#5.CHOPARD 201-CARAT WATCH
Price: $25 MILLION
It is made of a total of 874 high-grade diamonds of different shapes, sizes, and colors. The whole hardware is made of white gold and yellow gold with different weighted diamonds, like, pink diamonds weighing 15.37 carats, a heart-shaped blue diamond of weight 12.79-carat, etc. Each of those stones is set on a bracelet that contains clusters of 260 pear-shaped D-color diamonds and 91 round D-color diamonds of 10.29 carats total, which is arranged into a flower shape. Additionally, 26 pear-shaped yellow diamonds that together weigh 17.07 carats are scattered throughout the bracelet.
#4.Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette
Price: $26 MILLION
This watch is built by Swiss brand Jaeger-LeCoultre. This watch is made in the form of a bracelet with small clockwork. The bracelet cum watch needs manual winding. Bracelet is made of pure white gold and the clock face is silver. A total of 576 diamonds and very rare gems are designed on it. Queen Elizabeth II got the Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette watch to celebrate her 60th year in power.
#3.Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette
Price: $30 MILLION
The watch is covered with crystal clear lenses, the intention of the manufacturer is to make visible the complex cycle within this watch. It looks like a complex gear system is working continuously, and every gear is made of 24K yellow gold. It is also said that it took almost 40 years to construct, and for whom (a queen and her lover) it was built they already died long before its construction was completed.
#2. Graff Diamonds The Fascination
Price: $40 Million
Graff Diamonds The Fascination, the watch consists of 152.96 carats of white diamonds. Many parts of this watch are removable and become a ring. A pear-shaped exquisitely rare stone of 38.12 carats is centered, and diamond surrounds it. According to Laurence Graff, founder, and chairman of Graff Diamonds, the newest piece is meant to demonstrate the brand’s close ties between its London-based diamond house and its Swiss watchmaking atelier.
#1. Graff Diamonds Hallucination (The most expensive watch in the world)
Price: $55 Million
Till now, it is the most expensive wristwatch in the world, price is $55 Million. It is made of 110 carat Diamond which is very rare and the diamond is designed on a platinum bracelet. You can see various shape diamonds including heart shape, pear shape, marquise, emerald, radiant, and round, etc. and multi-colored diamonds like Fancy Vivid Yellow, Fancy Intense Pink, Fancy Intense Blue, Fancy Light Pink, Fancy Light Grey Blue, Fancy Intense Blue, Fancy Green, and Fancy Orange, that are really rare.
Quick View of most expensive watches in the world
- Graff Diamonds Hallucination (The most expensive watch in the world)
- Graff Diamonds The Fascination
- Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette
- Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette
- CHOPARD 201-CARAT Watch
- Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication
- Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch
- Paul Newman Rolex Daytona
- Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel
- ACHERON CONSTANTIN 57260
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