Like most of the expensive things in the world, there are a set of watches that are worth appreciating but out of range. What makes these priceless timepieces worth checking out is the features that they boast of.
Also, these stunners when assembled in one place might make the phrase “Haute Horlogerie” seemingly inadequate, but that doesn’t stop people from checking them out. Thus, without any further delay, let us unveil the names of the most expensive watches that are drenched in luxury.
- Paul Newman Rolex Daytona
Release Date: 1969.
Special Features: Paul Newman Dial.
Price: $15.5 million.
If you are an avid watch lover, then this timepiece here is a dream come true. Arguably, one of the best Rolex watches around, the wristwatch is blessed with a steadfast movement and pays tribute to horology and motorsport.
- Jacob and Co Billionaire Watch
Release Date: 2015.
Special Features: 47w x 58h mm, 260 carats emerald-cut diamonds.
Price: $11 million.
This particular watch is as special as its name. One of the interesting features of this timepiece is the 260 carats emerald-cut diamonds. Paired together to form a beautiful, succinct eye-catching dial, this one here is a statement maker in all aspects.
- Hublot Big Bang
Release Date: 2012
Special Features: Limited edition watch with 179 diamonds on the dial, 302 diamonds on the case, and 782 diamonds on the bracelet.
Price: $5 million.
It is yet another extraordinary timepiece with a story of its own. The wristwatch has is studded with 1280 diamonds and boasts of visual distinction. One of the finest watches available today, the Hublot Big Bang delivers a formidable impression on the onlookers.
- Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4
Release Date: 2009
Special Features: Eternally Renewable Calendar
Price: $2.7 million.
Frank Muller Aeternitas Mega 4 is made by one of the most complicated watchmakers i.e Pierre Michel Golay. The watch has an extensive range of features that sets it apart. From a grande sonnerie, a perpetual calendar, to a staggering 1483 components, the watch is a masterpiece in itself.
- Patek Philippe 1928 Single Button Chronograph
Release Date: 1924
Special Features: Dial with current moon phase.
Price: $3.6 million.
This gorgeous timepiece was once the property of the famous guitarist Eric Clapton. Crafted from 18k gold, the single button chronograph is further adorned with 28 jewels. Pitched for $3.6 million, the quality and craftsmanship of the wristwatch is something to dote upon.
- Patek Philippe 5004T
Release Date: 2013
Special Feature: Caliber CHR 27-70 Q movement; perpetual calendar
Price: $3.9 million.
One of the most expensive watches in the world today, the timepiece boasts of a Titanium construction. Other than that, this rare stunner also features a sportier aesthetic along with a perpetual calendar which makes it radical in all aspects. Truly, one of the stunning wristwatches to be ever made.
- Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 Oyster Albino
Release date: 1971
Special Feature: Calibre 727 manual wind movement; silver-coloured subdials for the chronograph
Price: $4 million.
The Rolex Daytona is a stunning timepiece from the luxury brand. Named after its distinctive hue, the watch features a stainless steel case and bracelet. The watch also addresses manual wind movement and is limited to only four units which makes it supremely rare.
- Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’Ile
Release Date: 2005
Special Feature: limited edition of 7 pieces; 16 horological complications; 834 individual parts; pure 18K gold; non-reflective blue sapphire glass
Price: $1.5 million.
The legendary Tour de I’Ile watch was made in 2005 on the 250th anniversary of Vacheron Constantin. What makes the watch unique is the double-sided design, perpetual calendar, and moon phase. Touted as one of the most expensive watches to be made, this one surely demands attention!
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