Mediocrity is a big no-no for the rich and famous. Whatever the occasion, they don’t mind flaunting their best cars, haute-couture etc. Watches are always an exciting collector’s item for many of the rich and famous. While we can only look at the list and sigh, here’s a list of the 5 most expensive watches in the world right now.
Have fun looking at them and who knows; maybe one day you might own them too.
5 Most Expensive Watches in the World
1) Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch
You’ve promised the moon and more to your spouse? Well, this watch literally contains a part of the moon! The watch features a fragment of the rare Dhofar meteorite, a piece of the moon which fell on Earth.
There are only 4 such watches which have beautifully designed architecture, and we average persons can only stare at it in pictures. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faced flak when he wore a Louis Moinet watch during a budget presentation.
Price: US $4.6 million
2) Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette
The most expensive watch in the world 2016! Right now, if you need this watch, get ready to pay US $30 million!
The watch was commissioned by an alleged love interest of the notorious French Queen, Marie Antoinette! An amazing blend of class and technology, it was way ahead of its times. It is a case watch and enclosed in gold. Expensive sapphire has been used within the time piece for its crafting.
Price: Rs.200 crore approx or $30 million
3) Hublot –Big Bang Wristwatch
How many diamonds can you put into a watch? The Hublot Big Bang makers say – 1280 diamonds at 3 carats each! Mindblowing right? Diamonds were chosen and shipped from all corners of the world and cut by a New York based renowned jeweller to make sure each had the same cut signature.
What resulted is an amazing masterpiece of the finest diamonds! Wondering if anyone can actually buy it? Beyonce Knowles bought it for her husband Jay-Z as a birthday gift. Lucky guy, right?
Price: US $5 million
4) Chopard 201 – carat watch
Chopard watches are always a cut above the rest and popular among the rich and famous. This watch, crafted and sold in 2000, is the most expensive jewellery watch in the world! The watch is every woman’s dream with 874 rare diamonds.(Wow!). The stones are randomly arranged with no pattern yet it’s a visual delight.
It doesn’t look like a watch with it’s small dial. Have a close look to see all diamonds in hues of pink, blue, yellow etc!
Price US $25 million
5) Patek Philippe-Henry Graves Pocket Watch
This pocket watch was sold for an impossibly high cost of $11 million in the year 1999 and took 5 years to complete! It has one of the most complicated mechanisms ever.
It was assembled by Patek Philippe who is on top of the list of watch makers. The 18 carat gold watch contains 920 individual parts, with 430 screws, 110 wheels, 120 removable parts, and 70 jewels, all of them handcrafted on a tiny scale. If this isn’t awesome, what is?
Price: US $11 million
We have you green with envy right now, don’t we? For now, you can look up for amazing watches on stores like Jabong using the latest Jabong coupon codes. Work harder, trust your luck and maybe one day, you will be a proud owner!