- 1 Patek Philippe Reference 1591 – $2,263,964
- 2 Patek Philippe 1928 Single-Button Chronograph Watch – $3,637,408
- 3 Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch – $4,599,487
- 4 Hublot-Big Bang – $5.000.000
- 5 Patek Philippe Reference 1527 Wristwatch – – $5,708,885
- 6 Henry Graves Supercomplication by Patek Philippe – $23,984,106
Watches are considered as an essential part of an ordinary man’s wardrobe. Both men and women love to wear good looking watches on their wrists. The watch has been around since the 16th century and it’s a fashion accessory that shows that a man values his and other people’s time. There are certain watches that were designed by amazing watchmakers and crafted by real experts, but these luxury watches are available only to the rich and the privileged. But, do you know what makes a watch expensive?
Expensive and luxurious wrist watches are usually encrusted with jewels, diamonds, gold, platinum, dinosaur bone or meteor rock. The amount of time it took to complete the watches or their complicated mechanisms are also important factors when it comes to pricing.
Read on to find out which are the world’s most expensive watches for men!
Patek Philippe Reference 1591 – $2,263,964
Patek Philippe is definitely among the most powerful brands in the watch industry. The name Patek Philippe is synonymous with class, luxury, record-setting prices, and some of the most beautiful traditional watches ever made. The Patek Philippe Reference 1591 is a normal-looking watch but it was sold at an auction for over $2 million. It’s one of the most expensive stainless-steel watches ever sold.
Patek Philippe 1928 Single-Button Chronograph Watch – $3,637,408
The Patek Philippe 1928 single button chronograph watch is an extremely fine and unique wristwatch. This gorgeous and highly desirable watch is filled with 18k of white gold. It was sold for whopping $3.6 million at an auction.
Louis Moinet Meteoris Watch – $4,599,487
This unique and elegant watch is considered to be one of the most precious watches in the world. With a price tag of $4,599,487, the watch comes in a set of four tourbilion watches. Louis Moinet used 2,000 years old meteorites in the watch with the help of meteorite hunter Luc Labenne while the case of this luxury watch is made of 18k gold.
Hublot-Big Bang – $5.000.000
Hublot-Big Bang is one of the most expensive watches in the world and it’s entirely made of diamonds. It took over one year to find the diamonds and bring them to the headquarters from all corners of the world, but the end result is totally worth it! This watch is made of 1,280 diamonds that have at least 3 carats each.
Patek Philippe Reference 1527 Wristwatch – – $5,708,885
The Patek Philippe Reference 1527 watch has a unique mechanism made up of 18k gold and various jewels. Historically, this unique watch belongs to a family and remained in a family for over a century. Today, it’s estimated at over $5 million, which makes it one of the most expensive watches in the world.
Henry Graves Supercomplication by Patek Philippe – $23,984,106
And again, a Patek Phillipe watch on our list. This brand is renowned for its highly collectible watches that are sold for millions at auctions worldwide. The Henry Graves Supercomplication is a yellow-gold pocket watch that was originally created for banker Henry Graves Jr. in 1932. With its 24 complications, two dials, more than 900 parts and a weight of over 1 pound, this 18 karat gold pocket watch is one of the most complicated and valuable watches ever made. It also features a perpetual calendar, sidereal time, a minute repeater, and a celestial chart including a mapping of the sky over Manhattan.