How expensive is too expensive? How much is too much for a luxury watch? See my list of the world’s most expensive watches.
Luxury watches can command astronomical prices, with some of them covered in diamonds and some created specifically for royalty. The brand name, the value of the materials used, the labor and technology that goes into each piece all add to the exorbitant prices. But which timepiece rules as the most expensive watch in the world?
Check out the list of the top 10 most expensive watches in the world in 2018 below.
10. Breguet Antique Number 2667 | $4.5 Million
The Breguet Antique Number 2667 pocket watch is worth a hefty $4.5 million. It boasts a luxurious 18k yellow gold case, two oscillating bodies and a stylish, traditional design.
9. Louis Moinet Meteoris | $4.6 Million
This extremely rare Louis Moinet Meteoris is valued at $4.6 million. There were only four of this watch created and they each contain a piece of moon rock.
8. Hublot Big Bang | $5 Million
With a spare $5 million, you can get yourself this diamond Hublot Big Bang watch. This luxury watch has 1280 diamonds with at least three carats each. Every stone on the watch was even cut by the same New York jeweller with over 40 years experience to ensure they each bear the same cut signature
7. Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel | $11 Million
This Patek Philippe watch was recently auctioned off for just over $11 million. The rare timepiece is the first of a limited edition four-piece series. While most Patek luxury watches are made of yellow or rose gold, this one features stainless steel.
6. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch | $18 Million
This watch isn’t called the Billionaire watch for no reason. For $18 million, you can add this Jacob and Co. timepiece to your watch collection with all 260 carats of emerald-cut diamonds and a stylish skeleton face.
5. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication | $24 Million
This is the world’s most expensive Patek Phillipe, the Supercomplication created for famed watch collector Henry Graves Jr. This intricate one of a kind timepiece worth a whopping $24 million and features 24 complications and functions such as a perpetual calendar, minute repeater with Westminster Chimes, sunrise and sunset times, and a celestial chart based on the night sky above the late Graves’ home in New York.
4. Chopard 201-Carat Watch | $25 Million
From it’s name, you can already tell why this incredible watch is worth $25 million. Created by Chopard, the 201-Carat Watch consists of a 15-carat pink diamond, a 12-carat blue diamond, and an 11-carat white diamond as well as a further 163 carats of white and yellow diamonds.
3. Breguet Marie-Antoinette Grande Complication Pocket Watch | $30 Million
A timepiece with a fascinating story. The Breguet Grande Marie Antoinette pocket watch was commissioned by an alleged lover of the French queen, Marie Antoinette in 1782 but the intended recipient died before he was able to receive this watch which had taken over 40 years to complete.
2. Graff Diamonds The Fascination | $40 Million
True to its name, this fascinating and captivating timepiece consists of 152.96 carats of white diamonds and includes a centre, 38.14-carat, pear shaped diamond that can detach into a ring.
1. Graff Diamonds Hallucination | $55 Million
The most expensive watch in the world, the incredible Graff Diamonds Hallucination is a masterpiece with over 110 carats of coloured diamonds set into a platinum bracelet.