TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

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Watches, they are more than a clockwork for many, indicating time. They can also serve as fashion accessory, status symbol or collection item. Some rich or celebrities like to buy a watch with a ‘look-to-me’ factor. This factor is mainly achieved if the watch has cost a few pennies, or say a few million dollars. These are the top 10 most expensive watches in the world.

10. Piaget, Emperador Temple ($ 3.3 million)

Piaget - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

From the beginning of the 20th century, George Piaget designed the first models of the Swiss luxury watch brand Piaget. The most expensive type of this is the Emerador Temple. In this diamond-wrapped watch there are two dials above each other. This watch features over 700 diamonds. This gives the watch a gorgeous appearance.

9. Patek Philippe, Single-Button Chronograph from 1928 ($ 3.6 million)

1928 Single Button Chronograph - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

In the year 1851, Patek Philippe and Co formed when the Polish watchmaker Antoni Patek worked together with the French watchmaker Adrien Philippe. From now on, the company produces watches of the highest quality. The single-button chronograph type of this brand dates from the year 1928. The watch looks quite standard but is of great quality and is also the only preserved white gold version type of patek Philippe.

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

8. Patek Philippe, Platinum World Time from 1939 ($ 4 million)

1939 Platinum World Time - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

Patek Philippe is not only popular today. They have been very popular since the year they started, 1851. Many celebrities, including Queen Victoria, Pope Pius IX and many world leaders bought and wore a watch of this brand. The Platinum World Time from 1939 does not look so complicated. It features a print of 41 cities, regions and countries on the outer edge. Inside the world is printed. The model is also equipped with platinum. This makes the watch a quality product with a corresponding price.

7. Louis Moinet, Meteoris ($ 4.6 million)

Meteoris - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

The watchmaker Louis Moinet is one of the greatnesses of the clocking history. Louis Moinet worked closely with the French clock maker, Abraham-Louis Breguet. Watches of this brand were purchased and carried by many celebrities. Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and Napoleon Bonaparte were customers of the watch brand. A very fascinating model of Louis Moinet is the Meteoris. This consists of four tourbillon watches. They feature meteor fragments of Mars, the Moon, Mercure and an asteroid.They also have a mechanical solar system, which also serves as a display for the four-hour work.

6. Breguet & Fils, number 2667 Precision Stop-Watch ($ 4.6 million)

No.2667 Precision Stop Watch - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

Since the 18th century, the watches of Abraham-Louis Breguet are attractive to many. The watches were already bought in a long time by Louis XVI, Napoleon Bonaparte, Tsar Alexander I, King George III, Arthur Wellesley and Queen Victoria. The number 2667 Precision Stop-Watch is a two-stop stopwatch.It has 18 carat gold and platinum. This makes it understandably a high-quality watch. It was sold for 5,000 francs in the year 1814, which is equal to $ 18,000. Now, of course, it has become much more worthwhile.

5. Hublot Big Bang ($ 5 million)

Hublot Big Bang - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

The Swiss watch maker Hublot makes standard watches. In the most expensive type, the Hublot Big Bang, he has processed 1282 diamonds. This makes the watch the number 5 of this list. The watch was bought by others by Beyonce . She gave the watch of $ 5 million gift on her 43rd birthday, Jay-Z.

4. Patek Philippe, Caliber 89 ($ 6 million)

Calibre 89 - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

The type Caliber 89 is a relatively new model of Swiss luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe. The gold watch was made on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the brand. The goal was to design the most complicated watch in the world. It has got 18 complications (features) and has two sides with a clockwork. It also includes a thermometer, a star chart, a chronometer, a moon phase indicator, a full calendar (with days, years and months) and a sunrise and sunset indicator. It cost 9 years to make four copies of this type of watch.

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

3. Patek Philippe, Henry Graves Junior Supercomplication Pocket Watch ($ 11 million)

Henry Graves Jr. Supercomplication Pocket Watch - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

In 1925, the banker Henry Graves Junior instructed Patek Philippe to design a unique pocket watch for him. He wanted to win a fight from car manufacturer James Ward Packard to get the world’s most complicated watch. After eight years the watch was off. The Henry Graves Junior Supercomplication Pocket Watch was the most complicated handmade watches ever since. It is defined as ultra-complicated. The watch features 24 features, including a perpetual calendar, New York’s night sky, moon phases, and a sunrise and sunset indicator.

2. Chopard 201, Carat ($ 25 million)

Chopard 201 Carat - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

The Chopard 201 looks like it was made by a child that glued jewels, beads and glitters together. In reality, it’s a creation of Swiss luxury watchmaker Chopard. It’s worth $ 25 million. This value is predominantly in the 201 carat diamonds that have been processed in the watch. There are 874 diamonds of different sizes and colors available in the Chopard 201. The three largest are heart-shaped. They are linked to a spring loaded mechanism that opens as the petals of a flower. Behind the hearts of diamonds is the clockwork. Even though the watch looks very kitschy, it is still very high quality.

1. Breguet Grande Complication, Marie Antoinette ($ 30 million)

Breguet Grande Complication Marie Antoinette - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

The watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet had many connections with people from a very high social environment. The highest of these social connections was that with the French Royal family. The Queen of this family, Marie Anoinette, was very fascinated by the Breguet watches. It is not entirely clear whether she or her beloved, Count Hans Axel von Fersen, ordered the creation of a watch with all the features known at that time. In the year 1782, Breguet began the project. Only in the year 1827 was the watch, the Breguet Grande Complication, Marie Antoinette, finished by the son of Breguet. In this year, Abraham-Louis Breguet, Marie Antoinette and Count Hans Axel were all deceased. In 2005, a copy of the Marie-Antoinette was made. This, contrary to the 45 years of making the original, took only three years.

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD

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