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30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

So what are the 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World?

Watches are not only accessories for keeping track of time and setting up alarms. Well, not exactly for the most expensive watch which is on the bottom of the list.

The history of watches has evolved through different decades of time. From clock tower to wall clock, to table clock to wristwatches.

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30 Most Expensive Watches

They all come in different shapes and sizes. Some of them even cost more than some millionaire’s net worth.

Take a look at our reach on which is the most expensive watch in the world.

Quick Look

Watches Value
30. Hublot Million Dollar Caviar Black Bang $1 Million
29. Ulysse Nardin Royal Blue Tourbillon Watch $1 Million
28. Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon $1.09 Million
27. Blancpain Specialties Tourbillon Diamants $1.3 Million
26. Greubel Forsey Art Piece 1 $1.5 Million
25. Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’lle $1.5 Million
24. Richard Mille RM 56-02 Sapphire Tourbillon $2.2 Million
23. Rolex Antimagnetique Ref. 4113 from 1942 $2.5 Million
22. Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie $2.5 Million
21. Lange & Sohne Grand Complication $2.5 Million
20. Frank Muller Aeternitas Mega 4 $2.7 million
19. Cartier Secret Watch with Phoenix Décor $2.75 Million
18. Piaget Emperador Temple $3.3 Million
17. Patek Philippe 1928 Single Button Chronograph $3.6 Million
16. Patek Philippe 5004T $3.9 million
15. Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 Oyster Albino $4.5 Million
14. Louis Moinet Meteoris. $4.6 Million
13. Breguet Antique Number 2667 $4.69 Million
12. Hublot Big Bang Diamond $5 Million
11. Patek Philippe Calibre 89 $5.5 Million
10. Vacheron Constantin 57260 $8 Million
9. Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 Stainless Steel $11.1 million
8. Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona $17.8 million
7. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch $18 million
6. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication. $24 million
5. Chopard 201 Carat Watch $25 million
4. Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette $26 million
3. Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette $30 million
2. Graff Diamonds the Fascination no.2 on the most expensive watch $40 million
1. Graff Diamonds Hallucination no.1 on the most expensive watch $55 million

30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

All the information are collected from Valid sources like Forbes and the from their respective companies.

30. Hublot Million Dollar Caviar Black Bang

Hublot Million Dollar watch is just one of its kind, It simply doesn’t have any numbers printed on the face of the watch.

You probably have to guess where the numbers actually lie and hence, find out the time.

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Hublot Million Dollar Caviar Black Bang(Source: eblog)

This watch has an hour power reserve of 120.

This watch costs around $1 Million.

29. Ulysse Nardin Royal Blue Tourbillon Watch

This watch consists of more than 48 Diamonds along with a white platinum finish making it the perfect eye-catching tool.

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Ulysse Nardin Royal Blue Tourbillon Watch(Source:total Prestige magazine)

This Royal Blue Tourbillion costs Exact(or maybe more) $1 Million.

Its 12 blue dial with skeletonized hand makes it look so Analog yet so stylish at the same time.

Blue Tourbillion has a power reserve of 100 hours, It is completely scratch-proof and water-resistant up to 30 meters/ 100 feet.

28. Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon

This watch contains Grand Feu brown enamel decoration with an 18K dial plate made with Gold.

It contains double-faced cases along with crowns and slide pieces.

This is the 2nd most complicated Patek Philippe’s watch with almost 12 Complications. It has Humidity and Dust protection whereas it is not Water resistant.

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Patek Philippe ref 5002G (Source:Forbes)

This watch cost around $1.09 Million.

It contains a power reserve of a maximum of 48 hours and a minimum of 35 hours.

27. Blancpain Specialties Tourbillon Diamants

Tourbillon Diaments costs around $1.3 Million.

Let’s take a look at the specifications.

This watch comes with an 18K white Gold case and with Sapphire Dial Finish.

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Blancpain Specialties Tourbillon Diamants(source:essentialwatches)

Its bracelet consists of pure modest rubber or sometimes even white gold and sapphire(as above design).

It has 7 days of power reserve reducing the need to use wind daily.

26. Greubel Forsey Art Piece 1

This piece of art costs around $1.5 Million.

Along with Grebel Forsey, Robert Greubel, Stephen Forsey, and Willard Wigan supported in creating Art Piece 1.

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Greubel Forsey Art Piece 1(Source:Forbes)

The fancy interior cage, the one tilted at 30 degrees, rotates once per minute, while the outer cage sits parallel with the dial and completes a rotation every four minutes.

It has a 72-hour power reserve along with the indicator.

25. Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’lle

This costs around $1.5 Million.

This experimental creation was crafted to celebrate the Vacheron Constantin brand’s 250th anniversary.

Tour de I’lle was Built-in 2005 and can be considered as one the most complicated watches in the world.

Even though it lacks some features. It comes with a chronograph, the tourbillon/minute repeater/perpetual calendar which was crafted with a surprising range of astronomic purposes.

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Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’lle(Source:24 Diamonds.com)

You might be surprised to know that Tour de I’lle took  10,000 hours of research and development to build.

This watch contains altogether 16 complications and 834 individual parts.

It features a power reserve of 58 hours.

24. Richard Mille RM 56-02 Sapphire Tourbillon

This antique costs around $2.2 Million.

The unique craftsmanship and good group of technicians were able to develop the most iconic creations of 2011.

You can see new and modern case designs in the new RM 56 Series.

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Richard Mille RM 56-02 Sapphire Tourbillon(Source:Forbes)

RM 56 series has two of the most precious and antique designs i.e RM 56-01 and RM 56-02.

The main content of the RM 56 is their base plate which was created from grade 5 titanium.

It took more than 400 hours to craft and engineers said it was completely worth it.

Along with being scratch-proof, it is also dust and water-resistant.

23. Rolex Antimagnetique Ref. 4113 from 1942

This watch costs around $2.5 Million.

Rolex Antimagnetique is a very rare Watch, there are only 5 that were crafted by the Rolex.

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Rolex Antimagnetique Ref. 4113 from 1942(Source:Forbes)

The size of Rolex Antimagnetiqye is a little bit more vast than the usual size of watches.

It was crafted in 1942 next with other models. Furthermore, this watch has a silver matte dial finish, Pink gold Arabic and baton numerals outer minute.

It is dust and mid-water proof with an 8-day power reserve.

22. Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie

This Hybris Mechanica Watch costs around $2.5 Million.

LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie has a total of 26 complications but function wise the complications might as well don’t match the specifications mentioned.

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie(Source: Forbes)

Firstly, this watch shows hour, minute, and seconds – three functions.

It also has an inbuilt calendar function that shows the day, date, month, and even leap year.

The watch has a complex sonnerie (chiming) mechanism that has three different chimes plus another minute repeater within itself.

This watch has two power reserve indicators.

21. Lange & Sohne Grand Complication

This watch costs around $2.5 Million.

Lange and Shone themselves consider this watch as one of the most complicated and advanced watches(via.Lange and Shone Website)

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Lange & Sohne Grand Complication(Source:watch insider)

The hand precisely emulates the balance frequency of 2.5 Hz.

It provides enough power for 24 hours.

20. Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4

It costs $2.7 million.

This is  one of the most complicated watches ever built by Franck Muller(via. Franck Muller)

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Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4 (Source:forbes)

According to Franck, The Aeternitas Mega is a marvel of micro-mechanic and watchmaking know-how, with 36 complexities and 1,483 components.

Each of the 1,483 components was developed in-house to give the watch a beautiful design in the purest style of the old “cadraturiers” of the Vallée de Joux.

It’s a nod to the Aeternitas Mega’s everlasting calendar, which runs on a 1000-year cycle that may be renewed indefinitely.

19. Cartier Secret Watch with Phoenix Décor

This costs around $2.75 Million.

Along with the all-stylist design and Phoenix Decor, it is made up of 18-carat rhodium-plated white gold and is set with different emeralds.

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Cartier Secret Watch with Phoenix Décor(Source:Alux)

It is furthermore studded with finely cut diamonds and has a one-Pear shaped Diamond that weighs around 3.53 carats.

It is said that more than 80 carats of a diamond are used in the making of this magnificent watch.

This watch offers 40 Hours of Power Reserve.

18. Piaget Emperador Temple

You can get this watch at a price of $3.3 Million.

Its 70% of parts are made of materials that cost more than a car.

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Piaget emperador temple(source:forbes)

Briefly, it is made up of the Polynesian mother of pearl.

They are created by encapsulating 173 diamonds that are cut in a very refined manner.

It has one special cut of emerald diamond and its other 481 brilliant cuts.

The timepiece is not scratch and dustproof but it offers 42-Hours of power reserve.

17. Patek Philippe 1928 Single Button Chronograph

This one costs around $3.6 Million.

It is a single button chronograph watch along with Manual Calibre allocated with Victorin Piguet attached with 24 jewels.

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Patek Philippe 1928 Single Button Chronograph(Source:Phillips)

It is made up of 18K yellow gold with an Alligator strap.

Its power reserve is 65 Hours with 4 Hz vibrations.

16. Patek Philippe 5004T

It Costs around $3.9 million.

Unlike other names in the list, you won’t find that many complications in Patek Philippe watches.

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Patek Philippe 5004T (Source:Forbes)

This watch can measure time in hours, minutes, and seconds as well as contains 12 hours-spilled the second chronograph along with moon phase indicator and perpetual calendar.

Its case is 35.77 wide.

According to Forbes, This is one of the most expensive watches to be sold at the 2013 auction event.

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15. Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 Oyster Albino

It costs from $4 Million to $4.5 Million.

Rolex presented this watch in 1971 and is powered by Caliber 727 (which is based on Valjoux Caliber 72). It is made in a stainless steel case and comes with a stainless steel bracelet.

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Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 Oyster Albino(Source:Forbes)

It contains a Manual Calibre and has a Rolex Oyster strap along with a folding clasp.

It has a power reserve is of 72 Hours.

14. Louis Moinet Meteoris

It costs $4.6 Million.

This is a limited edition & one of the most expensive watches.

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Louis Moinet Meteoris(Source:Louis Moinet)

Its face consists of white gold with a sapphire. Similarly, the bracelet involves leather and has a folding buckle type.

It is water-resistant up to 30m along with a power reserve of 72 Hours along with a frequency of 21600 Alt/H.

13. Breguet Antique Number 2667

This watch costs around $4.69 Million.

The case of this watch comes in a circular four-body figure more precisely“forme quatre baguettes styling “also it is made of the finest 18k yellow gold.

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Breguet Antique Number 2667(Source:A;ux)

It has a power reserve of 72 Hours.

In order to protect against moisture, make sure that the winding or setting crown is pushed fully against the case flank.

12. Hublot Big Bang Diamond

They cost around $5 Million.

According to their website, they contain polished and satin-finished stainless steel, contain blacklined rubber straps, and are 100 M water-resistant.

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Hublot Big Bang Diamond(Source:Forbes)

One thing that might come as a shock is that they have 3 to 5 years of power reserve which is highest till now.

11. Patek Philippe Calibre 89

It costs $5.5 Million.

Patek Philippe created this watch in 1989 to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary.

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Patek Philippe Calibre 89(Source:Forbes)

This watch has a lot of complications as it can display the day of the month, it has a 12-hour recorder, and can display the day of the week.

It has a power reserve of a minimum of 65 Hours.

10. Vacheron Constantin 57260

It costs around $8 Million.

The Vaceheron’s Reference is a highly complicated machinal pocket watch that has over 57 complications. (features)

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Vacheron Constantin 57260(Source: Forbes)

Vacheron Constantin was built in 1989. This watch is a showcase of 8 years of effort.

It has 60 hours of power reserve and has a frequency of 2.5 Hz

9. Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 Stainless Steel

It costs $11.1 million

Patek Philipe is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturing company. They create very rare and antique pieces of Watches.

This Ref 1518 is also very rare because there are only 7 pieces that were ever manufactured.

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Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 Stainless Steel(Source:Forbes)

It consists of  18k pink gold & contains a perpetual chronograph wristwatch with moon phases.

It also has a sign by Patek Phillipe.

This watch is waterproof along with 35mm in Diameter.

8. Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona

You can get this watch at a Cost: $17.8 million.

The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is a mechanical chronograph watch that was designed to meet the needs of racing drivers by measuring elapsed time and calculating average speed.

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Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona(Source:Forbes)

The Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona, named after the famous actor who got this watch as a present from his wife.

It was one of the inaugural series’ “exotic” dials.

It has 72 hours power reserve.

7. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch

This watch costs around $18 million

Jacob & Co. is a NewYork based company that features in creating expensive watches and other fashion accessories.

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Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch(Source:Forbes)

This watch, in particular, has a dimension of 40.05 X 31.67 mm

It has 72 Hours Power reserve along with a frequency of 21,600 vib/h.

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6. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication

This watch costs around $24 million.

As written in Forbes, Patek Phillipe Henry Graves Supercomplication is one of the most complicated mechanical pocket watch ever shown in the auction.

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Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication(Source:Forbes)

This watch consists of 18k Gold and has over 24 Complications.

As per our research, we were not able to find its power reserve but as written on their site it has a dual power reserve.

5. Chopard 201 Carat Watch

This 201 Carat watch Costs: $25 million.

This watch contains many fancy-colored diamonds including a 115 carat pink stone, a 12-carat bluestone, and an 11 carat white stone along with these three large diamonds.

In the outer showcase, this watch consists of 163 carats of white and yellow stones which all come together to create this beautiful watch.

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Chopard 201 Carat Watch (Source: Naturally Colored)

It has a total of 874 Diamonds that weigh 201 carats.

It has no power reserve and automatic winding.

4. Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette

It costs around $26 million

This watch consists of 576 diamonds with 101 calibers of each 1 gram. This watch is one of the most expensive watches in the world.

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette(Source:Twitter)

It comes with a sapphire dial and was primarily gifted to Queen Elizabeth II to celebrate her 6oth birthday as a ruler of the UK.

The power reserve of this watch is not available.

3. Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette no.3 on the most expensive watch

It costs around  $30 million.

No.160 ref of Breguet which is Marie-Antoinette or even the queen, is a blessing from Watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet.

It is the 106th design.

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Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette(Source:Forbes)

This watch contains a total of 823 components and it functions to date.

2. Graff Diamonds the Fascination no.2 on the most expensive watch

This watch costs around $40 million.

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Graff Diamonds the Fascination(Source: Forbes)

In this watch, you can find over 153 carats of white diamonds.

This watch is dustproof but not waterproof, the power reserve of this watch is still yet to be discovered.

1. Graff Diamonds Hallucination no.1 on the most expensive watch

Finally, on the most expensive watch, Hallucination costs around $55 million

This $55 million watch consists of 110 carats of highly rare diamonds in a mix of color and cuts, including Fancy Pink, Fancy Yellow, and Fancy Green, as well as heart, emerald, marquise, and round.

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Graff Diamonds Hallucination(Source:Forbes)

Primarily, This watch was designed by John Graff himself by using thousand of hours to craft and also with some of the world’s best gemologists and craftsmen.

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