Welcome to the world of most expensive luxurious watches. I have come up with the most interesting topic for watch lovers i.e “list of most expensive watches in the world”. This session comprises of the most expensive watches in the present scenario. The reasons behind writing the article on the most expensive watches are enormous. Among these reasons, one of the well known reasons is that the watches reflect the personality of the belonging. But when it comes to the fashion wears then watches becomes the most important part of our dressing sense from an ancient time. So leading brands of watch companies have always tried to fulfill the fashion requirements as well as standards of their customers.
In the world’s market, watches are available from the cost of few dollars to millions and millions of dollars. The differences in the watches are due to its style, pattern, materials used and many more. Many watches comprise of hundreds and hundreds of diamond and others are made up of unique meteorites. I know you are eager to know about these top 10 most expensive watches by leading brands of the world. So without wasting more time let’s move on to the same.
So, look at following to know about the most expensive watches of the world.
1. Chopard 201-carat
Cost: – $25 million
‘Chopard 201-carat’ is the most expensive watch in the world. The cost of this incredible watch is $25 million. This master piece is delivered by the Chopard in the world market. Chopard is a Swiss-based expensive jewelry and watch, which was founded by Louis-Ulysse Chopard in 1860.
This masterpiece comprises of 874 diamonds which is really unimaginable. Among these 874 diamonds; the three hearts shape pink, blue and white diamonds are the main focus of the watch. The pink diamond is of 15.37 carat, blue is of 12.79 carat and white one is of 11.36 carat. There are other diamonds in which 3 are pear shaped yellow diamond whose total weight is 8.45 carat, 26 pear shape yellow diamond whose total weight is 17.07 carat, 48 round shaped yellow diamond whose overall weight is 8.81 carat, 260 pear shaped white diamond which weighted total as 60.94 carat, 91 round shaped white diamond and 443 FC diamond of yellow color whose overall weight are 10.29 and 4.94 respectively.
2. Patek Philippe super complication
Cost: – $11 million
We all know when it comes to most expensive and unique design then the first name which sticks in our mind is Patek Philippe. Patek Philippe is well known for it’s watches design. Patek Philippe super complication is a highly complicated functioning watch which is clear forms its name. It is a pocket watch and was designed for Mr. Henry Graves.
One of the surprising factors behind this super complex watch is that it took approx 8 years to complete the whole model of Patek Philippe super complication pocket. This superb watch is made up of 900 separate parts. The watch comprises of the different complicated functions among these function some of them are minute repeater, the leap year showing function which was automatically corrected, the showing of exact timing of sunrise and sunset in New York and many more. This amazing creativity was fenced within the 18 carat of yellow gold case and had a moonphase display.
3. Patek Philippe Caliber 89
Cost: – $6 million
Patek Philippe Caliber 89 was the next expensive watch. There were many similarities between Patek Philippe super complication and Patek Philippe Caliber 89. One of the well known similarities of these watches is that both the watches are complicated pocket watches and consisted of different complexity functions.
Patek Philippe Caliber 89 also known as”Tthe most complicated watch in the world” comprises of 1,789 components. You will be amazed to know that the belonging watch has 24 hands, 332 screws, 129 rubies, 429 mechanical parts, 68 springs, 184 wheels and many more. It was made up of 18 carat gold. This outstanding watch took about 9 year for its manufacture. This incredible watch consisted of 4 models in different materials which were yellow gold, white gold, rose gold and platinum.
4. Patek Philippe ref. 1527
Cost: – $5.6 million
Here comes another incredible watch from Patek Philippe which is pronounced as Patek Philippe ref. 1527. It is an outstanding wrist watch and is the third most expensive watch by Patek Philippe.
Patek Philippe ref. 1527 is made up of 18 carat gold chassis, 26 gemstone instrument, gold Arab numerals, a silver material dial with a rounded dial and many more luxurious materials. For it consists of 37 mm dial. In addition to time this watch has other enchanting functions like date and moon phase indication, minutes marking in the design in the form of railway track and many more which you will definitely love. It is said to be the largest wrist watch and was made for the Patek Philippe’s family. From a scenario I came to know that this watch was build during the Second World War.
5. Breguet & Fils, Paris, No. 2667
Cost: – $4.7 million
Let me introduce you the next world known luxurious and expensive watch which is well known as Breguet & Fils, Paris, No. 2667 This is an amazing thin pocket watch.
The principle designing of Breguet & Fils, Paris, No. 2667 is based on the chronometer principle. The best part about this watch which you will surely love is that the watch comprises of two separate dials in which the first one is numbered with Arabic numerical and the other one with the Roman numerals. This elegant masterpiece is made up of 18 carat gold. It was sold to Mr. Gracias of London in 1814.
6. Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch
Cost: – $4.6 million
Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch is another admirable watch which was designed by designer Moinet. This adorable watch is a collection of four unique watches.
You will be surprised to know that to make this watch the designer used the pieces of meteorites. Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch designer participated with meteorite hunters to collect the pieces from the moon, mercury, mars and asteroid. The four unique tourbillon timepieces featured with unique meteorites. These devices are known as Tourbillon Mars, Tourbillon Rosetta Stones, Tourbillon Asteroid and Tourbillon Moon. Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch is totally different from the other watches since it is made from non other then the rare material of moon, mars, mercury and asteroid.
7. Patek Philippe Platinum World Time
Cost: – $4 million
Here comes another watch by Patek Philippe who has made its position in the top 10 list of the world’s most expensive watches. Patek Philippe Platinum World Time is an amazing watch which was the first watch to be worn on the moon.
You will surly admire this watch after knowing the other facts. This incredible outstanding wrist watch has ability to wind itself and you can find the timing of any place in this world. It is completely made up of platinum and displays the 24 hour time zone. The owner of this watch can easily switch to different time zone without performing any resetting. The watch is available in four luxurious and expensive materials which are yellow gold, white gold, rose gold and platinum with a rounded dial.
8. Patek Philippe 1928 single Button chronograph watches
Cost: – $3.6 million
Patek Philippe 1928 single Button chronograph watches is an ultimate standard wrist watch was found in 1928. For the latest information I got to know that this superb watch was sold in 2011.
Patek Philippe 1928 single Button chronograph watches has 34 mm cushion shaped, single button chronograph made up of 18 carat of white gold. It has been designed in a very luxurious manner. It has a silver matter dial, fetches 23 beautiful jewelries, gold dauphine hands, month, and date display, a moon phase with date. It is also known for the most important patrons of Patek Philippe. Its adorable features were Breguet numerals and two vertical contributory dials for 30 minutes register and constant seconds.
9. The Piaget Emperador temple
Cost: – $3.3 million
Here comes another watch, with the large collection of diamond. This admirable and marvelous watch is well known as ‘The Piaget Emperador temple’. This watch was sold just after it was released. It is also known as fully iced.
The Piaget Emperador temple has been designed in a very unique way. This royal watch comprises of two cases, the first one comprises of the little time meter and the second case consist an exposed one minute tourbillon and power measuring device. It looks like the watch is made up off approx 1200 diamonds among which 207 baguette cut diamonds, 481 brilliant cut diamonds, a emerald cut diamond which is placed on the top of the first case and many more diamond. This large collection of diamond gives an enchanting look to the watch.
10. Patek Philippe 1953 Heures Universelles model 2523
Cost: – $2.9 million
According to the scenario this precious watch is the tenth most expensive watch in the worlds market. This wrist watch is well known as Patek Philippe 1953 Heures Universelles model 2523. It comprises of a very complex, unique and rear design ever made.
Patek Philippe 1953 Heures Universelles model 2523 is a 24 hour world time displaying wrist watch. This superb watch is made up of 18 carat yellow gold. The watch consists of different luxurious watch consists of a polychrome, enamel dial and the map of North America just in the middle of the dial which adds an marvelous look to the watch. This watch was sold at an auction.