Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

Some timepieces are out of the ordinary. While they may look like a regular watch; but there is a lot that goes behind the making of it. Some companies are known for their luxury watch collections. They come up with a limited collection with an exorbitant price tag. Only a select few have the honor of owning such timepieces.

The watches mentioned in this article are a real example of timeless skills, an eye for detailing, and some come with even the rarest or expensive gems like diamonds.

They have survived the test of time and truly deserve to be in the list of Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World – 2020

1. Graff Diamonds Hallucination

Price- $55 million 

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

The first in the list of Top 30 Most Expensive Watches In The World, the Graff Diamonds Hallucination is priced at close to $55 million. This watch is not only the most expensive watch in the world; however, it is also one of the masterpieces.

The total number of colored diamonds in the watch is close to 110 carats. You will find colors like yellow, orange, green, blue, and pink. These are not only fancy diamonds but are natural. These diamonds are valuable and rare and are much more expensive than white-colored ones. The shapes of the diamonds are round, marquise, emerald, pear, and heart.

2. Graff Diamonds The Fascination

Price- $40 million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

The Graff Diamonds The Fascination was created in 2015. This watch comes with 38.13 D pear-shaped diamonds that can either be a debatable ring or a dial. The total number of colorless diamonds in this watch is around 152.96 carats. It is not only convertible but also comfortable to wear.

It has a beautiful shape and slender body, which enhances the overall design of the watch. The architecture of the watch shows the brains behind the craftsmanship and quality of the company. The Graff Diamonds The Fascination watch is truly a beauty and worth every penny spent.

3. Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette

Price- $30 million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

With the intricate mechanism running at the background of the gold encased body, this watch has a fascinating history. Abraham-Louis Breguet dedicated this watch to the French queen – Marie Antionette. He started working on the design of this watch in 1782. However, he was not able to complete it because of his untimely demise.

Nevertheless, his son finished the watch four years after Abraham-Louis’s death in 1827. The watch is not only a fantastic piece of class and design; however, it also consists of the various functions that were possible during the 17-1800’s. Even Marie Antoinette couldn’t look at the watch as she was executed 34 years before its completion.

4. Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime

Price- $31 Million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime is worth around $31 million. Each timepiece in this collection is a true mark of the efforts put. Right from the developing and producing it to assembling it, there is a lot of manual work. This timepiece is Patek Philippe’s first collection that falls under the double-face wristwatch category.

There are close to 214 parts within the case. This collection of watches is known to be the most complicated the company has produced. It is also a fantastic example of micro-engineering. To firmly lock the case in the desired position, there is a patented reversing mechanism.

5. Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette

Price- Priceless till date

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

This fascinating and stunning watch has a very special meaning behind it. It was the gift that Queen Elizabeth II got from Jaeger on the 60th year of handling the throne. The watch has a sapphire dial and 576 diamonds crafted in the design. Its bracelet-like design comes with black leaves as well.

The beauty of the design is the fact that diamond-set links make up the thick band. It also comes with a winding crown. Although the price of this watch is not listed, however, some say that it is more than or close to $26 million.

6. Chopard 201-Carat Watch

Price- $26 million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

With three heart-shaped diamonds marking the beauty of this watch, the value of this watch is close to $26 million. It has a bracelet design that comes with a white diamond that weighs 11-carats. Along with that, you also have a blue diamond of 12-carats and finally a pink colored one of 15 carats.

Apart from that, it also has 163 carats of canary and white diamonds to add to the masterpiece. This 2014 model is still a piece that many people prefer to buy. It looks very colorful and genuinely is a beautiful addition to your watch collection.

7. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication

Price- $24 million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

Known to be the most complicated timepiece in the world, this 1933 watch is valued at close to $24 million. It was not until 1932 that the assembly of this pocket watch was finished.  This watch is an elite timepiece that even got bidders fighting for it for a long time. It has a beautiful gold body with a white dial.

The touch of blue makes it a beautiful timepiece in every way. The 24 complications add to its complexity but give an excellent finish to the watch.  Patek Phillippe has genuinely worked miracles while making this watch.

8. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch

Price- $18 million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch is a quartz watch that is valued at $18 million. It has a bracelet that consists of 260-carats blinged-out emerald-cut diamonds. This timepiece is exceptionally extravagant and is perfect for the bling lover. The diamonds are set to an inverted pyramid style, which adds to its beauty. It has an 18- karat white gold case, which enhances the overall look of the watch. We all know that Jacob & Co. The Billionaire has a reputation for its elaborate gemstone and diamond jewelry. They use the best quality of stones and ensure that every piece remains constant to what they have in mind

9. Paul Newman Rolex Daytona

Price- $17.75 million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

The Paul Newman Rolex Daytona is designed especially for racing drivers. This mechanical chronograph wristwatch helps to even calculate the average speed and elapsed time. Rolex introduced this design in 1963. Ever since there have been three generations of watches in this series. The original series of this watch had a manual wind movement.

The watches of this series are considered to be a rare collectible item. Paul Newman was the inspiration of this watch, and it was gifted to him by his wife. The Dayton of the original series has two color variants within it. The main dial had another color, while the color of the sub-dial contrasted it.

10. Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel

Price- $11.1 million

Top 30 Most Expensive Watches in the World

Patek Phillippe made a limited edition of four pieces in which the Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel was part of it. At a point of time, King Farouk owned this particular watch. In 2016, it was up for auction, where it fetched close to $11.1 million. At that time, this watch was considered to be one of the world’s most expensive wristwatches.

Instead of the usual yellow or pink gold, this watch was made of steel. The features of this watch included a perpetual calendar and 20 complications. Made in 1943, this watch is indeed a privilege to own and a collectors priced possession.

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