Having a watch is a fundamental thing. Most people will prefer to have the most expensive watch in the world. Here you will get to know the types of watches and their prices. Continue reading.
Which is the most expensive watch in the world?
Graff Diamonds Hallucination, the world’s most expensive wristwatch, is estimated to be worth $55 million. Graff Diamonds designed and built this platinum bracelet with 110 carats of diamonds in various colours.
The most expensive watch brands
Rolex, arguably the most well-known watch company, is proud of its numerous firsts, including developing the first waterproof watch, the Oyster, in 1926. The greatest watch brand in the world, Patek Philippe, constantly ranks first, and it is the ultimate prestige symbol.
Other expensive watch brands are:
- Audemars Piguet
- A.Lange & Söhne
- IWC Schaffhausen
What are the top 10 most expensive watches?
There are different watch brands worldwide, and each brand has its price tag. Here is a list of the most expensive watch brands.
Graff Diamonds – Hallucination
Graff Diamonds, a firm specializing in fine jewellery and regarded as the standard in the diamond industry, was founded by Laurence Graff in 1960. Graff Diamonds made its debut in 2014 at Baselworld with its “hallucination,” a 110-carat timepiece studded with scarce coloured diamonds that cost an astounding $55 million.
Chopard – 201 carats
As its name implies, the 201-carat diamonds in this Chopard account for its high cost. The colourful diamonds in the watch’s heart shapes highlight its distinctiveness; it is being auctioned for $25 million.
Patek Philippe – Supercomplication Henry Graves
It took five years for Patek Philippe to create the legendary 18-carat gold pocket watch known as the «Super complications Henry Graves». There are 24 intricacies in this watchmaker’s gem, including moon phases, sidereal weather, power reserve, and New York sunrise and sunset time signals.
At an auction held by the Masterpieces of the Time Museum in 1999, it sold for $11 million. In 2014, it was resold for just $24 million.
Jacob & Co –Billionaire
The 260-carat diamond-studded white gold ring was designed by Jacob & Co. in 1980 and is currently on the market for $18.8 million.
Rolex Daytona 6239 de Paul Newman
In 2017, Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona 6239 reappeared. When this stunning vintage Daytona went up for sale at PHILLIPS in New York on October 26th, it had a backstory worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster.
The watch went from a starting price of 1 million euros to 17.752.500 dollars, making it the world’s most expensive collection watch.
Patek Philippe – 1518
The 1518 reference from Patek Philippe, a brand known for making some of the most costly timepieces in the world, is setting yet another record. A limited edition of four, the stainless steel Patek Philippe 1518 dates from 1943 and has a perpetual calendar with a moon phase.
Vacheron Constantin – 57260
Vacheron Constantin 57260 is widely regarded as the world’s most intricate pocket watch. For the 260th anniversary of the company’s founding, this timepiece was unveiled in 2015, disclosing its 57 intricacies and an anticipated retail price of 7 to 9 million euros. It took three watchmakers eight years to complete the development process.
Hublot – Five Millions Big Bang
Hublot, known for its sports watches, debuts the Big Bang Five Millions at Baselworld 2012. A watch with the same name as its price was given to Jay-Z by his wife Beyoncé and is encrusted with 1282 140-carat diamonds.
How much is the most expensive watch ever?
When Newman’s daughter decided to put her father’s “Paul Newman” dialed Daytonas up for sale in 2017, they were already quite popular. The mix of celebrity ownership, rarity, and sheer excitement resulted in the highest price for any timepiece ever sold at auction, an amazing $17.8 million.
Expensive watches for men
Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300A-010 is the world’s most expensive men’s watch. It has two dials and twenty complexities and is fashioned in white gold with a blue alligator strap for the Only Watch 2019 charity auction.
Other expensive watches for men.
1. Graff Diamonds Hallucination
2. Graff Diamonds Fascination
3. Breguet Grande Complication Marie Antoinette
4. Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette
5. Chopard 201 carat watch
6. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication
7. Rolex Paul Newman Daytona
8. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch
9. Patek Philippe Stainless Steel Ref. 1518.