Saturday, February 12, 2011

Most Expensive Watches in the World


1.201-carat Chopard

201-carat Chopard

The watch is in the middle, surrounded by 201 carats. This watch-bracelet comes with a three heart-shaped diamonds, 15-carat pink diamond, 12-carat blue diamond and an 11-carat white diamond, all of which open when a spring-loaded mechanism. More than 600 yellow diamonds are sprinkled alongside 91 or so colorless diamonds. Cost: $25 million.

2.Patek Phillipe's Super complication

Patek Phillipe’s Super complication

Patek Philippe's super complicated famed watchmaker finished the timepiece in 1932, a four year-long commission to create a watch for Henry Graves , who had waged watch-war with James Ward Packard. The yellow-gold watch has two faces and 24 complications and was bought at a Sotheby's auction for a little over $11 million.

3 Patek Philippe's Platinum World Time

Patek Philippe’s Platinum World Time

A $4 million auction bid made Patek Philippe's Platinum World Time the most expensive watch in 2002. The self-winding watch displays each of the 24 time zones and is known for its readability, user friendliness and having separate and switchable night and day tones.

4. Vacheron Constantin Tour de l'lle

There are 834 parts inside the Vacheron Constain's Tour de l'lle, a watch considered the most complicated watch ever made by some. The watch lists two time zones, gives the sunset time, has a perpetual calendar and an astronomical indicator of the night sky.It's Cost around $1.5 million

5 .Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tour billon

patek philippe sky moon tourbillon

Patek Philippe. Get used to that name, you'll be seeing it again. This rare timepiece has two faces and a reputation as being the watchmaker's most complicated model. It has a perpetual calendar, retrograde date and lists the lunar phase. A flip of the watch reveals a celestial view detailing the sidereal time and a sky chart that traces the stars and phase and orbit of the moon.It's Cost around $1.3 million.

6. The Chopard Super Ice Cube

6. The Chopard Super Ice Cube

This Chopard has 66 carats worth of diamond-encrusted glory. It's gaudy, ugly, square-faced and worth more than a million just like Ice Cube. It's Cost around $1.1 million

7 . Hublot Black Caviar Bang

Hublot One Million $ Black Caviar BangMade from an 18-karat white-gold case packed with 322 diamonds, the Hublot Black Caviar is the most unassuming timepiece on our list. Still, diamonds are packed onto every spare square of space, including 179 crammed onto the bezel and 30 encrusted on the clasp. It's Cost around $1.1 million

8.Louis Moinet Magistralis

Louis Moinet Magistralis

Inside the Louis Moinet Magistralis rests a piece of a 2,000-year-old lunar meteorite. Outside, the 18-karat gold watch has a movement that displays a minute repeater, perpetual calendar and a push-button chronograph.It's Cost around $860,000

9. Blancpain 1735, Grande Complication

Blancpain 1735, Grande ComplicationBlancpain 1735, Grande Complication1

Between the crocodile leather strap of the Blancpain 1735 lies 740 watch parts and a year in the live of a dedicated watchmaker. The watch has a platinum case and elements displaying a perpetual calendar, lunar phase and a split-second chronograph. It's Cost around $800,000

10.Breguet pocket watch 1907 BA/12

Breguet pocket watch 1907 BA

Built by the centuries-old watchmaker credited with creating a device to foil gravity, Breguet pocket piece is an 18-karat yellow-gold case with a hand-engraved movement and a two-way rotating crown.It's Cost around $734,000


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