Top 7 Most Expensive Watches in the World
We bring you an overview of the 7 most expensive watches. Some of them were sold at auction, and as you will see, the list is dominated by Patek Philippe watches.
Patek Philippe watch- Henry Graves Jr.- Most Expensive Watches
Henry Graves Jr. was the son of an elite banker. Through banking
and railways he gained billions and was a passionate collector of watches. This
is an 18-carat gold Tonneau Minute Repeating Wristwatch. Graves Jr. had a
private collection of the best watches from the Patek Philippe line. This copy
is unique, since it is made of yellow gold and engraved with the family crest.
The platinum model was exhibited at the Museum of Patek Philippe in Geneva.
This watch was sold at Sotheby’s auction for $2.99 million.
1954 Patek Philippe platinum watch with perpetual calendar- Most Expensive Watches
A permanent watch is a clock that you don’t need to update five times a year in order to maintain its accuracy. This type of clock gets automatic adjustments. The fact that this watch is one of two made from platinum and includes a perpetual calendar, makes it a really rare piece of jewelry. Its cost is $3.1 million.
Patek Philippe 18-carat watch – white gold, chronograph – Most Expensive Watches
Another example of Patek Philippe watches. Made of 18-carat white gold with chronograph. This is a clock made posebmo for an important friend of the Patek Philippe company in 1928. The only known copy of the chronograph button gilded in white gold. At Christie’s auction, it sold for $3.6 million.
Patek Philippe World Time – Most Expensive Watches
Antiquorom, the world’s leading auction house specializing in vintage and modern watches, sold this watch for 3.4 million dollars. It has 24 time zones, and its entire structure is platinum. Patek Philippe watch stainless steel with permanent calendar- Most Expensive Watches This watch is a unique example of Patek Philippe stainless steel with a continuous calendar. With 18 jewels, silver dial, black needles, an additional dial that shows the phases of the moon, the window with the date and a nickel lever for tuning. The price is $4.1 million.
A Breguet & Fils chronograph with two dials – Most Expensive Watches
This elegant and precise gold watch made from 18-carat gold with the signature Breguet & Fils was sold to Mr. Garcia, in London in 1814 for 5,000 francs. Almost two centuries later, this watch was sold for $ 4.7 million at an auction. Its enormous price was because it was hand made by a pioneer in the use of instruments for measuring time. It came up for auction from a private family collection from Europe, who wanted to remain anonymous.
Patek Philippe Calibre 89,
White gold – Most Expensive Watches
This is a commemorative pocket watch drawn up in 1989. It was voted as
the most complicated clock produced by Patek Philippe. It contains 18 features
that show time transferred to a more complex level, such as — sunset, moon
phase, temperature and other characteristics you will not find on
an ordinary wristwatch. It was sold for $ 5 million.