Since the 16th century, wrist wear has evolved and became the stylish go-to accessory to complete the modern man/woman’s style. We at the 1PRCNT happen to be in love with the accessory and have prepared a list of the top 6 super expensive watches that we should all have in our collection. If you don’t have these yet, there’s still time.
In the beginning of its invention the common watch was best known for keeping track of time. As time goes on we are seeing this luxury go up in price in fact some watches can be more expensive than buying a property or even a Ferrari. What makes these luxury items so high in price is the intricate detail and design that goes into them. Checkout our list of the top 6 super expensive watches to die for.
The Rolex has been a stamp of success for a while. Ranging from a couple grand and up, this piece is worth every penny in my book. Though there are different variations that come from the brand. The Rolex with the most notoriety happens to be the presidential Rolex that starts around $10,000.
5. Richard Millie Tourbillion
The Richard Millie brand has been around for some time now and just look at it. The design and functionality speaks for itself. The item pictured above was rumored to be made with aluminum and titanium. It’s not hard to see that this watch easily goes for 100k used. Get your 401k ready.
4. Vacheron Tour De l’ile
This is probably the hardest watch to pronounce and has the oldest history of all on this list. The tour de l’lie has been in the manufacturing business since 1755 and is most known for its large amount of complications. Complications are a good thing when it comes to watches.
3. Audemars Piguet
The AP was started back in 1875 and has lived up to their mission of building some of the worlds most complex creations. The two friends would smile in their grave seeing that the brand still uses the same traditions when creating new timepieces. This watch currently ranges from $8,000 to 250,000 or better.
2. Patek Phillipe
Curated in Geneva, this piece is often dubbed as the most luxurious of them all by expert watchmakers. Philippes’ watches usually sell for $10,000 to 780,000. The brand has made some of the most expensive watches ever sold across the world. For example, in 1999 the Henry Graves super complication was sold for 11 million and then resold for 24 million in 2014.4
1. F.P. Journe Quantieme Perpetuel
This platinum beauty has been noted to last forever. Coming in priced at $78,000 and up their history of creating timeless pieces has only gotten better with time. Basic functions and simple design will always be at the top of our list.
After seeing this these watches may cause some of us to break the bank, but don’t worry if you play your cards right you may get lucky one day and be able to purchase one of these classic items.