The Uber-Luxury Watches That Take Years to Make
From highly complicated pocket wristwatches to vintage timepieces with renowned owners, we have seen a lot. Undoubtedly, many watch collectors and investors like to throw a handsome amount of money on luxury timepieces. The valued watches take time to make uber-luxury models. Here I’m going to list down the most expensive watches that take considerable time to design and manufacture:
Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette
This uber-luxury watch is available for £25 million. “Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette” timepiece is considered to be the priciest model in the whole world. In 1782, legendary horologists Abraham Louis Breguet started to work on this masterpiece. In 1827, his son actually finished the job. This watch is encased in gold, and its glass showcases the perfect mechanism inside. It was considered the most revolutionary technology of the time. Currently, this watch is holding a position in the L.A Mayer museum.
Paul Newman Rolex Daytona
Paul Newman Rolex Daytona is worth £13.5m. This watch was gifted to Paul Newman by his wife. The Daytona timepiece was engraved with the personal message “drive carefully” (in reference to his love for racing). Since 1968, the Paul Newman Daytona has been considered a Holy Grail timepiece amongst fans and watch collectors. You can probably realize how much this uber-luxury watch would reach in an auction.
Hublot Big Bang Collection
Hublot’s flagship models take extensive time to design, manufacture, and assemble. Artisans work with great attention to offer high-quality and best-value timepieces to potential customers. It wouldn’t be wrong here to mention that Hublot’s Big Bang models have revolutionized the watchmaking universe. Every year the brand comes up with its extraordinary designs to gain high market share. People at Hublot work really hard to reinvent Big Bang models constantly. Big Bang is a number one choice for all technical and aesthetic daring watch collectors.
Unico, Meca-10, Ferrari, One-Click 39 MM, Partnership, and Complication are the well-accepted Big Band models. If you desire to get your hands on a beautiful Big Bang model but don’t have enough money, then no worries. You can check on the Hublot Big Bang online to buy a good condition second-hand watch at an affordable cost.
Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime
This model costs £24.1 million. It is considered to be the most expensive wristwatch that was ever sold at auction after five minutes of a bidding war. This timepiece even beats out the Paul Newman Rolex. Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime is at final cost for $31 million. This means you can technically get two watches under this price model. However, watch collectors believe that this timepiece is worth the investment. It comes with two dials; one dial is on the backside. Besides, the watch has to offer twenty different functions.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Grande Complication
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is available for £741,600. This watch is crafted head-spinning cocktails of complications. It is probably the only watch in the current times that takes an extensive period in manufacturing a watch. It is a hand-finished watch with cut-out, polished bevels, bead-blasted, and the matte surface underneath. This watch comes with features like split-second chronograph, minute repeater, and perpetual calendar.