World’s Expensive Watch Brands
Being one of the most treasured accessories for both men and women, watches come in different styles and are made from different materials. The cost of a watch highly depends on the material that is used in making it, the design, and the special features that it displays. There are the common steel watches as well as those that are adorned with diamonds and jewels. An elegant and stylish watch can easily receive recognition but a luxurious and expensive one is an envy of many. Expensive watch brands sell at over $25,000 to over $1 million in the market and if you have the resources and can afford to buy one, here is a list of the world’s most expensive watch brands to choose from.
The Patek Philippe watch brand is among the top expensive brands worldwide. The model that has become the most expensive timepiece of all time is the Patek Phillipe Henry Graves Super complication Pocket Watch is costing 11 million dollars. It has 18-carat trimmings that are guaranteed solid and it took five years to design and build it. The other model, which has been categorized as a vintage piece, is the Patek Philippe 1527 Wristwatch made in 1943. The watch is adorned with eighteen-carat gold, 23 jewels, silver dial, and Gold Arabic numerals on the dial. The price is five million dollars, making it one of the most expensive watches. Another model is the Sky Moon Tourbillion 5002 P, which costs $1.5 million. It has 686 parts, double faced, with celestial movements. It also comes with special features like manual winding, 55 jewel movements, and a power reserve lasting 48 hours. The other material that is of interest is the crocodile leather band together with the sapphire crystal. The Platinum World Time Watch model will cost you a cool $4 million.
This is a Swiss watch manufacture established in the year 1755 making Vacheron Constantin the oldest watchmaker known in history. In fact, it was the first to develop engine- turned dials. It is also among the best three worldwide in the production of traditional brands. The model Tour de l’Ile, sold for $1.5 million in the year 2005. Another model, Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers sells for $390,000 is an 18-carat rising gold case, an alligator leather strap, and a thin case.
This Swiss watch company that was established in the year 1980 is a highly selling luxury brand worldwide. The brand sells at between a few hundred to over a million dollars. The models, which initially cost a few thousand when the company was, started now selling at over a million dollars. The brand is common among many people who fancy fine watches because they are not highly expensive and many can quite afford it. The brand Tourbillion Solo Bang sells for $122,000 while the Big Bang Caviar, which is among its most expensive, costs $1 million.
This is another Swiss watch manufacturer that specializes in expensive watch brands. The Opera Three Musical Hours watch model from Girard-Perregaux goes for about $420,000. Its features include a mini jewelry box, a drum, 150 mounted pins, and 20 blades. It is a watch that allows you to play music using a lever and depending on your likes, the watch has a personalization facility that allows you to choose your preferences.
This watchmaker has consistently produced the most expensive watches in the globe competing only with Patek Philippe in that matter. The Royal Oak is a self-winding watch with 52 jewel movements. In addition, it has an 18k gold case that is white, together with a bracelet that matches, transparent sapphire case at the back and a perpetual calendar indicating the time, day, week, month and the year including moon phases, leap years. Another model – Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Self-winding diamond watch is a slim one, of 37mm that is perfect for those men with skinny wrists. The new model is slim, only 37 mm but perfect for lean men with skinny wrists. The model is perfectly crafted in pink gold and has 40 diamonds in the shape that resemble the original model Royal Oak.
These are just but five expensive watch brands, but there are others that fall in the same group in terms of design and cost. The internet is fully of reviews and customers’ views or comments about this particular type of watches. The watchmakers are also doing their best to bring great brands in the market.