People have been wanting a luxurious life. And one way to achieve that is to spend money on state of the art watches. Listed below are the most expensive watches in the world that even most people cannot afford.
10. Breguet pocket watch 1907BA/12: $734,000
One of the oldest companies that is making watches is Breguet, which is founded 225 years ago and is currently a part of the Swatch Group Company. What made the Breguet pocket watch 1907BA/12 expensive is its component, which is primarily comprised of 18-carat gold.
9. Blancpain 1735, Grande Complication: $800,000
Another luxurious watch is Blancpain 1735, Grande Complication. The strap used to hold the watch is made out of crocodile skin. Then parts in the main functionality of the watch is made of 740 pieces of hand-made components and parts. Even its case is made out of platinum. To date, it is considered as the most complex wrist watchers ever made.
8. Louis Moinet Magistrallis: $860,000
This watch is made out of a 2000-year-old meteorite whose case is made of 18-carat gold. What made this watch expensive is the meteorite itself since the moon meteorite is scare so the watch would not be able to be mass-produced.
7. Hublot Black Caviar Bang: $1 million
This is the first watch in the list that hits the $1 million mark. There are a lot of reasons why this watch is too much expensive. For one, the time and effort devoted to make this watch is 2000 excruciating, meticulous and detailed workmanship. For the parts, 18-carat gold comprises the case and there are 322 grains of black gems in the strap, which makes 25-carat gold. There is only one piece of this watch in the entire world.
6. The Chopard Super Ice Cube: $1.1 million
This shape of this watch is like an ice cube, thus the name. It is expensive because of the gemstones as its components and is equal to 66-carat.
5. Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon: $1.3 million
The Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon is made out of 688 parts, ranging from small size to microscopic, which makes the watch very expensive along with the platinum case. Yearly, there are 2 pieces made – one belongs to the platinum series, the other to the rose gold series.
4. Vacheron Constantin Toud de líIle: $1.5 million
This watch is also one of the most complex watches ever made by man. Vacheron Constantin Toud de líIle is made out of 834 parts. The total time to produce this watch and its components is 10,000 hours, which is equivalent to more than year. The watch, with a gold case, shows the same time in two faces. In terms of production, it is made in 7 units around the world.
3. Patek Philippeís Platinum World Time: $4 million
In 2002, this is considered as the world’s most expensive watch because it was sold for the price of $4 million in an auction. What makes this watch special is that it displays a 24-hour time zones in different countries around the globe.
2. Patek Philippeís Supercomplication: $11 million
This is made in 1932 in the form of a pocket watch and is made of 18-carat gold. The efforts made to produce this watch is astounding – the time is equivalent to 4 years. This is booked by a banker from New York named Henry Graves Jr. In 1999, Patek Philippeís Supercomplication made its record as the most expensive watch when it was bought in an auction.
1. 201-carat Chopard: $25 million
This is perhaps the most expensive watch in the world ever made with its unbelievable price. The components of this watch are 11-carat white diamond, 15-carat pink diamond and 12-carat blue diamond. Not only that – there are also 163-carat diamonds encircled by yellow and white totaling to 201-carat.