There are certain watches designed by brilliant watchmakers and crafted by expert hands that are engineered for the privileged few. There are many intricate details in million dollar watches like expensive stones diamonds and gems that are encrusted into them jacking up their price. Most of the watches we are gonna show are one of a kind and are owned by the richest people in the world and who would judge them. Every watch we are gonna feature has an incredible story behind that will make you wonder what is like to own a watch designated only for the most affluent individuals.
Most expensive watches in the world can go up to a few million dollars and can come with just the most desirable specs that typical wrist watch have. We only included watches that are currently on the market that you can actually buy. A watch could become expensive when there are additional classy ornaments encrusted on it. Another factor that would make a watch expensive is its complicated mechanism make up. Here are the most 5 expensive watches of 2016.
- Bregut Grande Complication Marie Antoinette $30.000.000:
The most expensive watch in the world 2016 priced30.000.000 Work on the watch began in1782 by Abraham Louis Breguet and was finished in 1827 by his son.4 years after his death. The result an amazing piece of design class and technology containing every function that was possible at that time. Marie Antoinette did not get to see the watch since it was completed 34years after her execution but we can be sure she would have been impressed. It was commissioned by an alleged lover of Marie Antoinette the French queen. Every since every top watch connoisseur wanted it. The watch is valued at least $30,000,000.
2. Choparod 201 Carat Watch $25,000,000:
This watch by Choparod is beautified by three heart shaped diamonds 15 carat pink diamond a 12 carat blue diamond and an 11 carat white diamond. They are set in a bracelet encrusted with clusters of white pear shaped diamonds arrange in flower motifs with a yellow diamond standing up from the center of each. Total carat weight of the white and yellow diamonds is 163 carats. While the total cart weight of the watch is 201 carts. The watch has spring loaded mechanism which when pressed allows the three shapes to mechanically open up much the way the petals of a flower will in the sunshine.
3. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Pocket Watch $11,000,000:
It took three years to design and another five years to manufacture the watch which was delivered to Henry Graves on 19 January 1933. The super complication was the world most complicated mechanical timepiece for more than 50 years will a total of 24 different functions. The time piece is a gold double dialed and double open face minute repeating clock watch with Westminster chimes Grande and petite sonnerie split seconds chronograph register for 60 minutes and 12 hours perpetual calendar accurate to the year. Its diameter is 74mm thickness of case with glass 36mm and weight of case 536g. There are some comparable timepieces although none quite like the Super complication.
4. Hublot Big Bang $5,000,000:
We realize that a watch is unlike any other piece of jewelry you own. A watch may be given by a special person or presented as a gift to commemorate a special occasion. Among the most romanticized jewels in the world the Hope Diamond is housed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and considered the second most visited piece of art in the world. Hublot Big Bang watch in 2012 blows everything else we have seen out of the water when it comes to boundless extravagance. We invite you to peruse our site and contact us or get a free quote if you are interested in selling your luxury timepiece.
5. Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch $4,000,000:
A unique object art the Meteoris planetarium depicts the solar system in truly spectacular fashion while also serving as a showcase for four stunning unique tourbillion timepieces each featuring a rare meteorite tourbillion mars, tourbillion Rosetta stone, tourbillion asteroid and tourbillion moon. The company got the materials from meteorite hunter Luc Labenne and worked with universities around the world to authenticate them. Louis Moinet is today an independent watch brand located in Saint Blaise Switzerland specializing in the creation of high end timepieces often featuring exotic materials and innovative technology underpinned by the philosophy of limited edition mechanical art.