If there is one accessory we wear that is of importance, I must say that would be a watch.
There are many brands of watches all over the world. More so, each country has its own line of this accessory. Some does not cost too much, which are affordable to the middle class. However, some brands cost an arm and leg wherein only those who have enough can afford.
Each piece differs from style and design. The price of course, also depends on the brand and style of the watch. Well, have you ever wondered, what are the most expensive watches in world? There are many reasons why an item becomes expensive. Some have intricate details like expensive stones, diamonds and gems. Here I am going to tell you about 10 of most expensive watches in the world.
The Most Expensive Watches
10. Breguet Pocket Watch 1970 BA/12
This stylish pocket watch costs $734,000 per piece. Made of 18-karat gold, Breguet Pocket Watch 1970 BA/12 is hand engraved and features a silver face of exquisite workmanship. What makes the Breguet Pocket Watch particularly special? Well, they built the piece manually and Breguet guarantees luxury, uniqueness and high quality.
9 . Blancpain 1735 Grande Complication
With the price of $800,000 per piece, Blancpain 1735 Grande Complication is indeed one of the most expensive watches in the world. Made of 740 pieces of handmade parts and components, this piece is one of the most complex wristwatches ever made in the world.
8. Louis Moinet Magistralis
Who would have thought that someone could wear a meteorite in his arm? This may sound creepy but it is possible. Louis Moinet Magistralis, a stylish man’s watch contains a genuine piece of lunar meteorite found on the moon, which has an estimated age of 2000 years. This outstanding watch, covered with 18-karat gold, also have a minute repeater, perpetual calendar and a chronograph. The watch costs $860,000 per piece.
7. Hublot Black Caviar Bang
With its $1 million price, Hublot Black Caviar Bang is the seventh most expensive watch in the world. It was a draw dropper when it came out in 2009. The high cost is due to the presence of a very rare black diamonds and 18-carat white gold.
6. Chopard Super Ice Cube
This Swiss-made watch has 60-karats of diamonds cut into perfect cubes and costs $1.1 million per piece. The watch resembles a piece of ice, shimmering in the summer sun. It is also water resistant to 100 feet and resistant to scratches.
5. Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon
The watch have two dials, perpetual calendar, retrograde date, time zone and moon phase indicator. It is the most complex wristwatch ever made by Patek Phillipe. Sky Moon Tourbillon costs $1.3 million per piece.
4. Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’lle
This wristwatch manufactured by the Swiss manufacturer Vacheron Constantin is the most difficult model in the world consisting of 834 tiny pieces. The company released the model in 2005 to commemorate the manufacturer’s 250th anniversary. It is an 18-karat gold watch and has a blue sapphire non-reflective glass. The watch costs $1.5 million per piece.
3. Patek Philippe Platinum World Time
Another expensive model from Patek Philippe is the Platinum World Time, which costs $4 million per piece. This watch also became the most expensive model in 2002. This watch winds itself and you find the time anywhere in the world. It offers different colours to choose from such as yellow, white and rose gold and platinum.
2. Patek Philippe Super Complication
Also from Patek Philippe, the top two most expensive brand costs $11 million per piece. Super Complication is an 18-karat gold pocket and possesses 24 “complications,” or mechanical features beyond basic timekeeping, including a different chronological function for each hour of the day. It is also the most expensive watch sold in an auction.
1. Chopard 210 karat
Created by the watch masters from the cult brand Chopard, Chopard 210 karat looks more of a bracelet than a watch, probably because of its 201 karats of coloured diamonds. It is the most expensive in the world, which costs $26 million per piece. The three main gems of the watch are in the shape of the heart white, red and blue.