14 Of the World’s Most Expensive Wrist Watches That You Can Still Buy
The world’s very first watch was invented by Peter Henlen in the 15th century and was the first pendants of timekeeping. Since then watches have evolved to feature as valuable items akin to works of art. A watch is a perfect combination of art, technology and luxury and it is not uncommon for celebrities and billionaires to sport expensive and rare watches as a symbol of their status. There are watches encrusted with diamonds and there are rare pieces that the rich and elite would shug out millions for. Regardless of the extravagance, rare expensive watches are collector’s items today and here are 14 of the world’s most expensive watches.
14 Jaeger-lecoultre duometre quantieme lunaire watch, 46,202$
This is a man’s wristwatch that is packed with technical information within its small ivory colored dial that measures just 42mm and features rose gold hands. The features include date, moon phase and time. There are also subdials for other indications. The watch is powered with a 50-hour power reserve and costs $46,202.
13Bovet recital 11 Miss Alexandra r110014-sd1 watch, $53,250
The Bovet Company was established in 1822 and since then has been crafting pretty amazing and stylish watches. The Bovet Recital 11 Miss Alexandra watch is the showcase of their Bovet Dimier collection an features a 41 mm oval case encrusted with 18ct white diamonds. It is known by its blue Alligator strap and diamond hour indicators, a diamond encrusted dial and sapphire crustal case. The cost is $53,250.
12Hublot Classic Fusion Aerofusion Orlinski King Gold chronograph watch, $53,630
This is one of the most fancied watches that showcases a perfect blend of the symbolic Hublot Porthole design as the finest example of the company’s craftsmanship. The Hublot Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph Orlinski King Gold has amazing functionality and comes coated with 248 diamonds weighing a total of 2 carats, the bezel itself is 18ct and encrusted with 156 diamonds. The watch cost a cool $53,630.
11 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ladies watch, $54, 385
This is an iconic ladies watch that has a remarkable dial and a rose gold bezel encrusted with 40 diamonds. It also features a rose gold bracelet and a rose gold dial that screams luxury. The watch is supported by a 60 hour power reserve and cost $54, 385.
10Audemars Piguet Royal Oak offshore chronograph watch, $77,045
Audemars offshore collection has always been much in demand among luxury watches and this one has a sporty edge to it. The beautiful timepiece features a stunning grey ruthenium dial which is enveloped with a 18 ct rose gold case measuring 42mm. This striking watch cost $77,045 and comes with a 50-hour power reserve.