The 12 Most Expensive Watches Ever Made

THE 12 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES EVER MADE

When it comes to the art of luxury watchmaking these twelve designs are the most expensive watches ever made! From diamond studded masterpieces to the most intricate and perfectly appointed movements, each of these precious watches was crafted by dedicated artisans who worked tirelessly to create the ultimate objects of luxurious beauty.

Graff Diamonds Hallucination

$55 Million

GRAFF DIAMONDS HALLUCINATION watch, one of the Most Expensive Watches ever made - Covered in a variety of rare diamonds in various cuts and finishes

Covered in a variety of rare diamonds in various cuts and finishes. Easily the most expensive timepiece ever created.

 

Graff Diamonds The Fascination

$40 Million

GRAFF DIAMONDS THE FASCINATION watch - covered in diamonds with a 33 karat removable ring in the center - one of the most expensive watches ever made 40 million dollars

153 Carat bracelet watch. The center diamond is 33 carats and can be removed to be worn as a ring. Madness!

 

Breguet Marie-Antoinette Grande Complication Pocket Watch

$30 Million

Breguet Marie-Antoinette Grande Complication Pocket Watch in brass with highly intricate visible movements - one of the Most Expensive Watches Ever Made - $30 Million
Created by Breguet himself for the Queen. Completed after both their deaths. Stolen in 1983 but discovered in 2007. The original is not sold but Breguet unveiled an exact replica in 2008.

 

Chopard 201-Carat Watch

$25 Million

Chopard 201-Carat Watch with 201 karats of diamonds in a variety of cuts and colors - one of the Most Expensive Watches Ever Made $25 Million

Made in 2000 by the luxury brand Chopard. As the name suggests has a grand total of 201 carats worth of diamonds.

 

unique table lamp with gemstone - gem table lamp

 

Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication

$24 Million

Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication pocket watch in gold with a white and blue face with lots of features - one of the Most Expensive Watches Ever Made $24 Million

Commissioned for $15,000 in 1933, inflation brings that to $202,000. Sold for $24 million at an auction in 2014 to an unknown bidder.

 

Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch

$18 Million

Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch covered in baguette diamonds with a skeleton movement - one of the Most Expensive Watches Ever Made $18 Million

Covered in crystal clear baguette diamonds. Totes a skeleton movement.

 

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Watch

$17.7 Million

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Watch in silver with a cream face and 3 specialty dials - one of the Most Expensive Watches Ever Made for Paul Newman by his wife $17.7 Million

The most expensive timepiece ever sold at auction, originally belonging to Paul Newman as a gift from his wife.

 

Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel

$11 Million

Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel - One of the Most Expensive Watches Ever Made $11 Million

Only four of its kind, this was issue no. 1.

“I know about this watch since 1989, I dream of this watch, I want to touch it, and have it, and sell it – this dream, nearly a quarter century later comes true.” ~Eric Clapton.

The only perpetual calendar chronograph made in steel.

Originally retailed for $2,265 ($38,000 inflation).

 

Diamond Hublot Big Bang

$5 Million

Diamond Hublot Big Bang watch covered in diamonds made for Jay-z - one of the Most Expensive Watches Ever Made $5 Million

Encrusted with 1,282 diamonds and gifted to Jay-Z by Beyonce on his 43rd Birthday.

 


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Louis Moinet Meteoris

$4.6 Million

Louis Moinet Meteoris watch with black leather band and brass frame - one of the most expensive watches ever made $4.6 Million

4 Variations each containing different space rock, (Moon, Mars, Rosetta stone, Asteroid.). Limited series of 12.

 

Breguet Antique Number 2667

$4.6 Million

Breguet Antique Number 2667 pocket watch in 18 karat gold - one of the most expensive watches ever made $4.6 Million

18K gold. Made with 2 complete movements. Sold in August 1814 for 5000 francs.

 

Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4

$2.7 Million

Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4 watch with a leather band and the most complicated movement and components of any watch - one of the most expensive watches ever made $2.7 Million

The most complicated wristwatch in the world. 36 complications, 1483 components. Wholly manufactured in-house and featuring a 1000 year perpetual calendar that is renewable to eternity.

 

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