10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES for MAN & WOMEN

1. Marie Antoinette ( $30 Million )

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Marie Antoinette first time introduced in 1827, it is encased in gold. The watch was to contain every watch function like Clock, Perpetual calendar, Minute repeater, Thermometer, Chronograph, Power reserve, Pare-Chute, Chime and Independent second hand. Marie Antoinette never lived to see the watch, as it was completed 34 years after she had been executed. This watch was part of the watch collection at the L.A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, having been donated as part of the David Lionel Salomons collection. It was stolen by renowned master-thief Na’aman Diller with many other watches in 1983 – although it was recovered in 2007.  As of 2013, the watch was valued at $30 million.

 

2. Chopard 210 karat ( $26 Million )

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Chopard 210 karat is the 2nd most expensive watch in the world. Chopard is a 201 carat luxury wristwatch features 874 diamonds. Chopard 210 karat have a heart-shaped pink diamond, internally flawless 15.37 carats, heart-shaped blue diamond, VS2 12.79 carats, heart-shaped D colour diamond, flawless 11.36 carats, pear-shaped yellow diamonds 8.45 carats total, pear-shaped yellow diamonds 17.07 carats total, round yellow diamonds 8.81 carats total, pear-shaped D colour diamonds, flawless 60.94 carats total, round D colour diamonds, flawless 10.29 carats total, FC yellow diamonds 4.95 carats total.

 

3. Patek Philippe Super Complication ( $11 Million )

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Patek Philippe Super Complication is the most famous watch in the world. 15 years after it was sold for a record-breaking sum of $11 million. Known as the ‘Mona Lisa’ or ‘Holy Grail’ of watches, the Henry Graves Supercomplication is a masterpiece of horology with no fewer than 24 complications. High praise indeed, but as the most complicated watch ever constructed by hand in its day, it epitomises the fusion of science with splendour and craftsmanship. Created by Patek Philippe in 1933 for New York magnate Henry Graves, the supercomplication was born of Graves’ desire to outdo the Grande Complication pocketwatch of American auto maker James Ward Packard.

 

4. Hublot Big Bang ( $5 Million )

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Hublot Big Bang is one of the most expensive watch in the world. It is encrusted with 1,200 diamonds weighing 140 carats in all. These include six stones that each weigh at least three carats. The company claims that the watch is the most “precious” timepiece it’s ever created in its 32-year history. Its 18K white gold dial holds another 179 baguettes and the 18K bracelet that holds it on the lucky owner’s wrist is set with a staggering 782 more baguette diamonds, plus an additional six emerald-cut diamonds, all greater than 3 carats each. Throw in the 18K white gold crown’s 1.06 carat rose-cut diamond, plus its 12 additional baguettes and you have a market-cornering 1,282 diamonds in total, more than 100 carats in baguettes alone, and all of grade A VVS clarity.

 

5. Louis Moinet watch ( $4.6 Million )

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Louis Moinet  $4.6 Million watch is the most famous watch in the world,   Louis Moinet watch is made by worldly materials, such as meteorite from Mars, the moon, an asteroid, and an ancient meteorite called “Rosetta Stone”. Take the Tourbillon Mars, for example – one of the four watches in the set. It features a hand-crafted fragment of the Jiddat al Harasis 479 meteorite, an authentic piece of the planet Mars that fell to Earth. According to Louis Moinet’s website, the Jiddat al Harasis 479 is probably more than 180 million years old.

 

6. Patek Philippe Platinum World Time ( $4 Million )

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Patek Philippe Platinum World Time is a part of Patek Philippe’s World Time collection. It has has a self winding mechanism which allows the user to tell the time in any of the 42 time zones. A rotating ring has the names of 24 cities inscribed on it whilst a second rotating ring has 24-hour markers on it. Local time is told by a standard hour and minute hand. It was manufactured in 1939 and shows the time in 42 cities across the world. The watch was sold in 2002 by Antiquorum auctioneers for over $4 million.

 

7. Vacheron Constatin Tour de I’lle ( $1.5 Million )

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Vacheron Constatin Tour de I’lle watch manufactured by the Swiss manufacturer Vacheron Constantin,  it has perpetual calendar appears on the reverse side, along with sidereal time expressed in a detailed miniature star chart sunrise and sunset times, the time in a second time zone, and the equation of time and also has 834 individual parts and took over 10,000 hours to design, and no piece is the same. Vacheron Constatin Tour de I’lle watch is the Part of the Tour de I’lle series, Vacheron Constantin’s Rose Gold piece has been called the world’s most complicated wristwatch.

 

8. Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon ( $1.3 Million )

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Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon watch is one of the most famous names in the modern Patek Philippe watch catalog.  One of the rare doubles sided watches that can actually pull the look off. The watch came available in gold or platinum, with a bit of a premium for an already premium watch for the latter. There is also a minute repeater function that is activated on the side of the case. The other side of the case has some interesting indicators. It has the sidereal time, normal time, sky chart, and the phase and orbit of the moon.

 

9. Chopard Super Ice Cube ( $1.1 Million )

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Chopard Super Ice Cube is a ladies watch, it is also come in an 18k white gold case. Chopard Super Ice Cube, named ice cube because its shape is similar to ice cubes. The bracelet is made of white gold but encrusted with baguette-cut diamonds. The face of the dial and the side of the case are also made of baguette-cut diamonds that weigh 66 carats in all, watch also has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal face and is water resistant to 160 feet.

 

10. Hublot Black Caviar Bang Watch ( $1 Million )

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Hublot Black Caviar Bang Watch come out in 2009, the one million dollar watch has only one visible feature, which is the black and deep tones of the diamonds, shining in their harmonious alignment. The watch features a special Hub Solo T tourbillon movement that symbolizes the fusion between watchmaking and jewelry. It also has long since raised the bar, but this wristwatch, covered in 501 baguette-cut black diamonds and 18-carat white gold is a classic, surprisingly understated piece.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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