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10 Most Expensive Swiss Watches

10 Most Expensive Swiss Watches

The snowcapped Swiss Alps and the many breathtaking landscapes in Switzerland are not the only reason people visit the country.

Luxury Watches are heavily in demand for their impressive craftsmanship and history despite their extremely high prices. Swiss Watches are some of the most expensive and most sought-after pieces, and for a good reason – Swiss Timepieces have a lot of intricate designs, history, and rarity that make them well worth their price.

Without wasting much of your time, let's take a look at the top 10 most expensive Swiss Watches in the world.

10. Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie: $2.5 million

Featuring about 1406 mechanical moving components is the Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie.  The watch offers silent modes, minutes repeater, and both grande and petite sonnerie, as the case may be. The watch also features a Westminster chime.

9. Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4: $2.7 Million

At a mere $2.7 million, you can say that this is the world's most complicated wristwatch. The watch features an incredible 1483 components and an astonishing 36 complications – the most found in any luxury watch. 

8. Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 Oyster Albino: $4 Million

The Daytona 6263 Oyster Albino is the most expensive Rolex watch ever sold. One of the four ever made was sold for $4 million in 2014. 

The watch features stylish chronograph subdials from which it gets its name. Alongside its intricate design, it also comes with a stainless steel case. 

7. Breguet Antique Number 2667: $4.5 Million

Although this stunning and fascinating pocket watch is not in any way rare, its stylish and traditional design makes it a nice piece to own; provided you can spare $4.5 million to get it. 

6. Louis Moinet Meteoris: $4.6 Million

With only four of these beautiful timepiece ever made, it is safe to say the watch is worth its price. Each of the four Meteoris watches contains a moon rock.

5. Hublot Big Bang: $5 Million

Hublot Luxury Wrist watches are very much in demand in America, Asia, and Europe. The Hublot Big Bang diamond watch features 1280 diamonds, all of which are at least three carats. The same jeweler cuts each diamond used in the watch to ensure similarity in each diamond's cut signature. While the Hublot Big Bang watches are not so rare, they are still worth their value, provided, of course, you have spare USD 5 million lying around.

4. Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 in Stainless Steel: $11 Million

This luxurious watch is made of Stainless Steel and is unique among luxury watches made by Patek, which are usually made of rose or yellow gold.

The watch is the 7th most expensive watch in the world at a little over USD11 million. 

3. Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication: $24 Million

Created in 1933 for banker Henry Graves Jr. by the famous Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe, this gold pocket watch is a one-of-a-kind watch. Designed and built for five years, this intricately designed watch includes several functions such as a perpetual calendar, a celestial calendar from Henry Grave's home in NY, New York, as well as a chiming minute repeater (Westminster chime). 

2. Chopard 201-Carat Watch: $25 Million

Containing 874 diamonds of different colors and created by Swiss Luxury watchmaker Chopard, this incredible watch is well worth its $25 million price tag.

1. Breguet Marie-Antoinette Grande Complication Pocket Watch: $30 Million

Although this incredible watch is not the most expensive globally, it is the most costly Swiss watch in the world. Worth $30 million; this watch is stunning and has a pretty fascinating history to it. 

The watch was ordered in 1782 by a mysterious lover of the French queen, Marie Antoinette, who is said to have a profound love for Breguet's timepieces and has acquired quite a number of them. Sadly, the watch took about 40 years before it was finally completed, by which time the intended recipient, Marie Antoinette, already died.

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