Watches has come a long way from being just a timepiece to becoming a symbol of class, taste and style. The production of watches has gone through an evolution. There are some high end luxury brands known for designing the finest and most expensive watches all over the world. And what is it that make these watches exorbitant? A lot of things, like detailing, expensive stones, the technicalities and mechanism. Here is our list of some rare and luxurious watches with their mind blowing price tags.
19. Louis Moinet Magistralis – $ 860,000
This extraordinary watch has been designed by a brand that is known for creating some of the most high priced timepieces in the world. The most interesting part about this watch is the intricacy that it carries within itself, an authentic piece of meteorite from the moon.
18. Hublot Haute Joaillerie – $ 1 Million
A high-end watch created by the reputed timepiece brand, Hublot. More than a thousand diamonds are used to cover the surface of the watch. Immense amount of checking and quality control was done while creating this watch as well as the case. It is a limited edition watch with only 8 pieces available.
17. Chopard Super Ice Cube – $ 1.1 Million
The watch gets its name from the design. This 60 karat watch has scratch resistant sapphire crystal and the bracelet and dial comprises of baguette-cut pave diamonds. No wonder the watch comes with a heavy price tag.
16. Blancpain Specialites Tourbillon Diamond Watch – $ 1.34 Million
This ladies watch is made from 20 karat of diamonds and some advance mechanics like automatic winding and 168 hours of power reserve. The design is very attractive and interesting, comprising of sapphires that allows you to see through the intricate mechanics.
15. Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref 6300 – $ 2.2 Million
This is one of the most complex watches in the world and the makers of this watch are known for such complex timepiece creations. This wristwatch is made of 18k white gold. It looks simple and that is the most attractive part about the design.
14. Jaeger Lecoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie – $ 2.5 Million
This watch is designed with style and is technologically well advance, comprising of tourbillon balance wheel, grande and minute repeater. Apart from this, the watch features a lot of things like perpetual calendar and leap year indicator. The body is covered in white gold.
13. A. Lange & Sohne’s Grand Complication – $ 2.6 Million
The watch was first announced in 2013 and the list of people who could personally see the watch was highly exclusive and a handful. Anyone who finds keen interest in high-end watches and keep a good knowledge about them would instantly fall in love with this piece.
12. Secret Cartier – $ 2.75 Million
The Secret Cartier is designed to gain instant attention. Shaped like a phoenix, the design is something you must have never seen before. The watch has more than 80k of diamonds and is created from 18k of rhodium plated white gold.
11. Blancpain Le Brauss Tourbillon Carrousel- $ 3.9 Million
Tourbillon and Carrousel were brought in together for the first time by Blancpain to create this masterpiece. The watch is absolutely fascinating and can get anyone awestruck.
10. Patek Philippe Platinum World Time – $ 4.4 Million
This watch was made in 1939 and was sold in 2002 and no other piece of the same model was ever created. The watch is engraved with the name of some 42 cities of the world. This was truly a one of a kind watch.
9. 1939 Patek Philippe Platinum World Time Watch – $ 4.04 million
This unique men’s watch was created in 1939. This watch in a part of World Time Collection by Patek Philippe and shows the time in 42 cities all over the world.
8. Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch – $ 4.6 million
This is a limited edition watch and there are a total of 4 of these models created by the manufacturers. This watch defines perfection through its design and is stunning to look at.
7. 1943 Reference 1527 Patek Philippe – $5.50 million
Another creation from Patek Philippe’s kitty. This is one of the most expensive watch by the creator. It comprises of 23 gemstone encrusted in gold plating. A Swiss museum won the bidding for this watch as they wanted to reserve it because of its design and features.
6. Hublot Big Bang Special Edition – $ 5 million
There is nothing new about a Diamond studded watches? How about a watch made with up to 1200 diamonds? That is rare! Hublot Big Bang comes with as many as 1280 diamonds that are 3 carats each. These diamonds were collected from various corners of the earth and were brought in together to create this magnificent watch. The process of collecting the diamonds alone took 1 year. The same watch was gifted to Jay Z by his better half Beyonce.
5. Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260 – $ 10 Million
This watch design is all about bringing the traditional art of watchmaking together with modern technology. This pocket watch is one of the most complex watched in the world. The design is fine and unique.
4. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Pocket Watch- $ 11 million
This watch took 5 years to finish. Created in 1933 by Patek Philippe for Henry Graves, this used to be the most expensive pocket watch. Comprising of 24 functions it is one of the most complex pocket watches of the world.
3. Patek Philippe Supercomplication- $ 24 million
Here is the most expensive watch by Patek Philippe. This watch set a new price record when it was sold for $24 million in 1999 in Geneva. This swiss watch is considered as a piece of art by watch lovers all over the world.
2. Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette – $ 30 million
This a beautiful design piece which is ahead in technology and functionality. The creation of this watch started in 1782 and was finished by 1827.
1. Graff Hallucination Watch – $ 55 Million
London based diamond and jewelry brand created this extraordinary watch price that is way out of reach for even the affluentials. The watch is made out of beautiful colored diamonds. According to the makers the watch signifies the passion for diamonds.
The list of these million dollars watches must have intrigued you. A lot of hardwork and creativity goes behind the creation of these finest watches.
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