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One accessory that never gets out of fashion and has proven its worth since the dawn of time is the quintessential watch. This unisex accessory is the ultimate classic ornament that has survived the test of time from ages. Whether it is a wristwatch or a pocket watch, they are always in style.
People go at length to buy the perfect watch to suit their personal style. Millions and millions of dollars are spent every year into the manufacturing and selling of these watches. And it is even astonishing to find out how much these luxurious items can cost up too.
And we going to do just that now. Today, we are going to find out which watch stands on top when it comes to the price that they charge. So, here’s presenting the 10 most expensive watches in the world.
the 10 most expensive watches in the world
- Breguet Antique Number 2667 ($4.5 Million)
Starting our list of 10 most expensive watches in the world comes the Breguet Antique Number 2667 priced at $4.5 million.
Based on the chronometer resonance, this pocket watch comes with two movements and dates way back in 1814.
Made from 18-carat yellow gold, it comes with two separate dials, with one having Arabic numerals and the other having Roman numerals. With refined aesthetics, it truly reflects the innovative intelligence of Breguet. By the way, it also comes with a 18,000-yellow gold case.
- Louis Moinet Meteoris ($4.6 Million)
Next up at number 9 comes Louis Moinet Meteoris, fetching a price of $4.6 million.
This limited edition of timepiece comes with a Tourbillon Mars dial that features a hand-crafted fragment of the Jiddat al Harasis 479 meteorite, which is an authentic piece of the planet Mars that fell on Earth. The meteorite which is 180 million years old is 15 times costlier than the current price of gold.
The ‘octopus spring’ of the winding and the setting mechanism takes centre stage in this prized beauty.
- Hublot Big Bang ($5 Million)
Coming in at number 8 is Hublot Big Bang, with a price tag of $5 million.
You know how a dash of diamond just accentuates the beauty of an accessory to multi-folds? That’s what is happening here. And here you not only get just a dash of diamond but a whopping number of 1,280 diamonds on this timepiece with each having at least three carats.
What is even more impressive is the fact that each and every stone on the watch was cut by the same New York jeweller with over 40 years of experience, in order to ensure that all of them resemble the same cut signature style.
- Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel ($11 Million)
Grabbing the 7th spot on our list of 10 most expensive watches in the world comes Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel, with a price of $11 million.
The world’s first perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch ever to be produced in a series by any manufacturer in the world, this timepiece is number one on a series of only four that exist currently.
While most of Patek luxury watches are rose gold or yellow in colour, this unique set comes in stainless steel.
- Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch ($18 Million)
Coming in at number 6 on our list is Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch, with a price tag of $18 million.
Featuring an exquisite skeleton face, this timepiece comes with 260 carats of emerald-cut diamonds and 18K white gold.
With a power reserve of 72 hours, this stunning watch exudes royalty from every angle.
- Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication ($24 Million)
Entering the top 5 of our list comes Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication, priced at $24 million.
The world’s most complicated mechanical watch built without any assistance of computers, this timepiece comes with 24 different functions.
It took three years just to design it and another five years to manufacture it, and it was delivered by Patek Phillippe who assembled it, in 1933 to banker Henry Graves Jr. who commissioned it.
Among various functions are its its sunrise and sunset times, minute repeater with Westminster Chimes, chronograph, perpetual calendar and a personalised celestial chart which is based on the night sky above Grave’s home in New York.
And believe it or not, it is made up of a whopping 920 individual parts.
- Chopard 201-Carat Watch ($25 Million)
Grabbing the 4th spot on our list of 10 most expensive watches in the world comes the Chopard 201-Carat Watch, fetching a price of $25 million.
If you are a diamond lover who has a fascination to collect diamonds of varied colours, this one is just for you.
Featuring three heart-shaped diamond – a pink one, a blue one and a white one – and a cluster of white pear-shaped diamonds which are arranged in a flower motif, it also has a yellow diamond which stands up from the centre of each heart-shaped diamonds.
And with one press of the button, the three heart-shaped diamonds open up. All in all, it has 201 carat worth of diamond in it.
- Breguet Marie-Antoinette Grande Complication Pocket Watch ($30 Million)
Breaking into the top 3 of our list is the Breguet Marie-Antoinette Grande Complication Pocket Watch, which costs a whopping $30 million.
Originally designed by Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet, work on this timepiece began in 1782 and was completed almost half a century later by his son in 1827, four years after Breguet’s death.
Containing all the function known at that time such as chime, chronograph, thermometer, independent seconds-hand, perpetual calendar, minute repeater, among others, this watch’s complexity is breath-taking to watch and is nothing short of a piece of art.
- Graff Diamonds – The Fascination ($40 Million)
Number 2 on our list comes Graff Diamonds – The Fascination, with a price tag of a staggering $40 million.
Coming in with 152.96 carats of white diamond, it features a 38.13 carat of pear-shaped diamond in the centre, which can also be detached into a ring. What else can you ask for? A truly out-and-out jewellery for you.
- Graff Diamonds – Hallucination ($55 Million)
Finally, the most expensive watch in the world is the Graff Diamonds – Hallucination, which costs a whopping $55 million.
Made up of 10 carats of extremely rare coloured diamonds set into a bracelet of platinum, this is a sheer masterpiece.
Some of the diamond colour that you will find in this timepiece are Fancy Light Pink, Fancy Green, Fancy Vivid Yellow, Fancy Orange, Fancy Intense Pink, Fancy Light Grey Blue, Fancy Intense Blue, among others, in the shape of heart, pear, emerald, marquise, round and radiant. Beauty is what it is!
So, there you have it, folks! Tell us which of these beautiful gems impressed you the most? Which one you think is the most luxurious of them all? Which one suits your personal style the most? Which one of these you think is not worth the price that it is charging? Which one really is worth spending the money it demands? Let us know the answers to all these questions in the comment section below. We love to hear back from you. And also, tell us on what topics you want us to make a list for you. Your feedbacks are extremely valuable to us.