Time is money and everyone needs a time telling device like watches or clocks. Watch is known as an essential accessory and collectible. Some people need watches to see time but some are fond of collecting them. An exclusively designed watch is an amazing piece of art, whose value cannot be denied. There are number of brands in the world that are specialized in designing exclusive and innovative watches covering each type of price range. But there are some watches in the world that are highly expensive and huge amount of money and passion is required to buy them. Here we provide you a list of Top 10 Worlds Most Expensive Watches In 2015 that can be bought only by ultra rich personalities of the world.
10. Blancpain Le Brassus Tourbillon Carrousel – $3.85 million
The carrousel and tourbillon are two major devices that aid in minimizing the effects of gravity on the running of the movement. And for the 1st time in the chronological history, Blancpain proposed a watch containing these two devices. This amazing wrist watch has exceptional precision along with a luxurious seven day power reserve. Its sapphire crystal case back offers a mesmerizing view of the innovative mechanism and also of the power reserve indication.
9. Patek Philippe 1939 Platinum world time – $4.03 million
It is known as one of the world’s rarest watches and has a history that is almost unknown. It is a wrist watch of its own kind having no match in the world. Only one piece of this Platinum world time watch was designed in 1939. This exclusive watch is capable of exploring time in forty two different cities of the world and is featured with self winding mechanism.
8. Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch – $ 4.6 million
This watch is composed of a collection of four different pieces and this collection represents the solar system and each piece is more impressive than the last. The watch got its name from the meteor pieces that are unified into the dial of the watch. Each piece of the watch is designed with an exceptional meteorite; Tourbillon Asteroid, Tourbillon Mars, Tourbillon Rosetta Stone and Tourbillon Moon. This watch is very distinct from other watches and is a very fine and contemporary piece of art as very exceptional and rare materials like precious stones or meteorite parts are used in its designing.
7. Breguet & Fils, Paris, No 2667 Precision – $4.7 million
Breguet & Fils, Paris, No 2667 precision having worth of $ 4.7 million is known as the most expensive watch of the brand. It is an 18 carat gold pocket watch having two movements. It was designed by Breguet to verify his theory that two fluctuating bodies in close adjacency will influence each other. It is an extraordinary fine, extremely rare and beauteous 18- carat gold precision watch.
6. Hublot Diamond watch – $5 million
This unique and captivating diamond crusted watch absolutely fits the bill of $5 million. According to the company, this is the most precious timepiece ever created by them. Hublot diamond watch has 18 carat white gold case that is covered with 302 baguette diamonds. The 18 carat white gold dial of this watch contains another 179 baguettes diamonds and the 18 carat bracelet is embellished with astonishing 782 more baguette diamonds and additional 6 emerald cut diamonds, each of the diamond is more than of 3- carats. Its diamond polished, rhodium plated hands are worked by self winding and it is definitely a great piece of art and beauty.
5. Patek Philippe Caliber 89 – $5.12 million
It is celebratory pocket watch that was designed in 1989 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the company. It is declared as the world’s most complicated watch by Patek Phillipes. The Patek Philippe caliber 89 has a weight of 1.1 kg, possesses 24 hands and has total 1,728 components, including a star chart, leap year indicator, power reserve, time of sunset, split second hand and a thermometer. It was designed from 18 carat gold and its designing took 9 engineers, 5 years of research and development and another 4 years of manufacturing to finish. Just four watches were designed including one in yellow gold, one in white , one in platinum and one in rose gold.
4. Patek Philippe Ref. 1527 – $5.6 million
The Petek Philipppe Ref. 1527 is the most expensive wrist watch of this company ever sold at auction. There are many features of this watch that make it so much worthy and the first thing regarding it, is the time of its designing, however it was manufactured between 1943 and 1944 time but this particular piece of art served as a messenger to some of the most ideal wristwatches designed by Patek Phillipe. It has silvered matte dial, bimetallic compensation balance, applied gold Arabic digits, 18 carat gold buckle, case, dial and two rectangular stop watch buttons in the band. This elegant watch is a time machine, it is elongated and the dial layout has a large diameter and its design is simply superb.
3. Marie Antoinette Pocket Watch – $10 million
The Breguet No.160 grand complication that is also known as Marie Antoinette or the Queen watch is a case watch that was manufactured by Swiss watch designer Abraham Louis Brequet. The designing of this watch was begun in 1782 and it contains all the watch functions of that time including clock, minute repeater, perpetual calendar, chronograph, thermometer, power reserve, chime and independent second hand. It is a spectacular watch that is sheathed in gold, with a clear face that explores the complex movement of the gears inside. In order to decrease friction, Breguet used sapphires in its mechanism. There is not set price for this masterpiece of art but its worth is at least $10 million.
2. Patek Philippe Supercomplication – $24 million
This 18-carat gold pocket watch was designed exclusively for a banker Henry Graves Jr. by Patek Philippe in 1933. The manufacturing and designing of this watch took more than five years and is really a complicated watch. It is featured with twenty four mechanical features or complications that are beyond basic timekeeping and include different sequential function for each hour of the day, sunset and sunrise time, Westminster chimes, a continual calendar and a divine map of New York. This round watch was created from gold and has more than 900 parts, it has simple and easy to read display. It is known as the most complicated watch after Patek Philippe caliber 89 and also the most expensive watch sold at an auction.
1. 201 Carat Chopard Watch- $25 million
The Chopard 201 carat watch having worth of $25 million is the most expensive watch in 2015. This watch is not only a watch but also a piece of jewelry. This exclusive piece of watch not only tells you the time but also tells your worth to the world. It is an impressive piece of art and is designed with mesmerizing colored diamonds of 201 carats that give it a look of flower.
This exclusive piece of art was designed in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard that is specialized in designing jewelry, accessories and watches. This ostentatious timepiece is embellished with three fine heart shaped diamonds including a 15-carat diamond of pink color, a 12-carat diamond of blue color and an 11-carat diamond of white color that fluctuate around a flower motif stuffed bracelet with white and yellow gold hardware and a smattering of yellow and white diamonds to make up the remaining 163-carats.
It is featured with a spring-loaded mechanism which, when rushed, enables the three beautiful heart shaped diamonds to mechanically open to explore the time and yellow diamond studded face of watch.