Some people see a watch as much more than just a device to monitor the time – its is a fashion accessory that defines who they are and what they are all about. Considering the value that these people place on their time pieces, you won’t be surprised top learn that there are some watches that are valued at astronomical prices.
Here are 5 of the most expensive watches:
Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 56-02 Sapphire – $2 million
Watches from this Swiss manufacturer are renowned for their classic elegance, and this piece does not disappoint in that regard. This futuristic- looking piece will set you back a cool $2million.
Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4 – $2.4 million
The designers of this watch have made every effort produce a timepiece that evokes ingenuity and exemplary engineering. The face of the watch is plastered with dials and hand that consist of about 1,500 individual parts. Altogether, there are 36 different functions, which demonstrates the effort and patience that went into producing this piece. It also indicates why it has a price tag of $2.4 million.
A Lange & Söhne Grand Complication – $2.5 million
This watch could be considered to be a tribute to German engineering excellence, such is the intricacy that went into its design. Besides numerous other features, the watch also features chimes, which a rather addition to the modern wristwatch. All in all though, the watch positively screams elegance and quality, which has informed it’s hefty $2.5 million cost.
Patek Philippe 5004T – $4 million
Patek Caliber 89 – $5.12 million
This unique piece was created in 1989 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Patek Caliber. At an astronomical cost of $5.12 million, you certainly get what you paid for: this pocket watch features over 100 rubies and 18 carat gold, and is a testament to watch-making excellence.
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