Welcome to AsaanTech, When the wristwatches were introduced in the 16th century it became the main accessory for both men and women. With specific designs, features, and mechanism that evolved in time, amazing watchmaker created brilliant masterpieces that could be considered as works of art. They can cost from a couple of hundred to more than a million dollars. Here are 8 Insanely Expensive Watches Ever In The World.
The creators of this wristwatch were inspired by the auto industry. The Hublot MP-05 is part of the series designed by engineers and watchmakers to honor LaFerrari. They are absolute leaders in the number of parts among other watches created by Hublot, In total, There are exactly 637 individual components inside this clock. They have a unique 50-day power reserve which is an unquestionable record in the watchmaking business. The body is made of titanium with grit blasting, it’s made of sapphire crystal and the black smooth strap is made of rubber.
Inside there are cylinders of anodized aluminum, On the right ones you can see the time, minutes and seconds are shown, The left ones will always keep you aware of the power reserve. The manufacturer claims that the Hublot MP-05 LaFerrari watch was developed simultaneously with the car of the same name. It’s noteworthy that the glass has a complex configuration and its shape resembles the shape of a car. You can buy such a clock if you have 300 to 400 thousand dollars.
Christophe Claret Margot
This wristwatch can keep asking for a whole eternity, “He loves me, He loves me not”. It’s Margot from Christophe Claret. The button located near the figure two starts a special mechanism by means of which the daisy flower decorating the watch begins to lose its petals. It’s impossible to know how many petals will fall after you press the button, therefore, the manufacturer claims that you can read fortunes using this watch. At the end on the dial between the numbers four and five, there is an answer to this important question, “He loves me, He loves me not”.
The inscriptions like not at all, passionately or a little appear randomly and arisen in calligraphic handwriting in French. Each press of the button is accompanied by the sound of a gong. Margot’s power reserve is 72 hours, They’re made of rose gold and are decorated with diamonds, In total there were 69 stones weighing 4.8 carats. The fastening of the strap is also decorated with an octagonal diamond. The strap is made of white painted alligator skin and is decorated with pear cut diamonds. In this limited 20 item series, the prize can reach $300,000.
Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon
Wearing an entire solar system on your wrist is possible if you buy the Astronomia Tourbillon watch from Jacob & Co. at a cost of just over 1 million dollars. This unique innovative watch is a real piece of art and the product of long work of Swiss masters. This really complex device may the creator’s rethink the mechanism and the developments of fundamentally new elements.
There are two versions of this watch, 18 karats white or rose gold. Both versions are decorated with sapphire inserts on the sides. One of the rotating parts is a faceted spherical diamond. The diameter of the watch is 50mm and it’s 25mm thick. The power reserve is 60 hours and is noteworthy that each element of the Astronomia Tourbillon is in constant visible motion. It’s a limited edition and the 18 of these watches were produced.
Here’s another watch whose creators were inspired by cars. This watch simple at first look, in fact, is very interesting and complex. Horological Machine No.5 is equipped with a bi-directional display, To show the hours and the minutes passing. The digits themselves are very small but thanks to the optical prism, they look bigger and a more readable. Under the outer case, there’s another one designed to protect internal mechanisms from the water. The appearance of the HM5 may seem futuristic but it was inspired by the supercars of the 1970s and also by the Amida Digitrend Watch of that time.
The creators were inspired by retro aesthetics but still, they made the most modern and technological filling for the watch. So the mechanical movement of the watch has an automatic winding. There are several options for external design, for example, the HM5ZR has a stainless steel case with zirconium finish. the HM5RT has a titanium case and is in red gold. It’s assembled from 224 components and decorated with 30 precious stones. The power reserve is 42 hours and the price starts at $63,000.
Christophe Claret Poker
This watch represents the atmosphere of Las Vegas that is loud sounds and air saturated with excitement. The development of this model Poker from Christophe Claret took more than two years. As a result, the watch has an animated dial with an unusual design. On the front side, you can play Texas Hold’em a popular version of Poker. The watch is equipped with a full version of the game which according to the rules can be played by three people at once. One player can implement 32,768 unique games that are a total of 98,304 card combinations are included.
By using the side buttons the bet function is activated. Also, the windows in which the players’ cards are displayed are designed to hide them from rivals. The back side is decorated with a pocket tape measure. The watch is made of 655 details and is decorated with 72 stands. The approximate power reserve is 72 hours. The case is made of rose gold and 5th class titanium. The arrows are made of orange lacquered sapphire with PVD coating. The strap is made of alligator skin and in the world, there are only 20 copies of this series and the price of each watch is about $200,000.
Ulysse Nardin Stranger 6902-125/VIV
It is a watch worth about a hundred thousand dollars from the Swiss manufacturer Ulysse Nardin. Its unique feature is the mechanism that allows the watch to play music. The clock automatically plays a melody when the new hour arrives. It can also play music by request, One winding is enough for about five chins. The musical mechanism is turned off so as to not disturb the owner at night.
It’s equipped with a functional winder, date window and self-winding. The case is made of 18 karats rose gold and as a protective sapphire crystal. It’s waterproof on the depths of up to 30 meters. The strap is made of genuine leather and this is a limited collection of watches, there are only 99 copies. The approximate power reserve is 40 hours.
The manufacturer says that the watch is its most organic device to date. The HM6 is equipped with animated balls, biomorphic curves, a winking eye, and a beating heart. When creating it engineers were inspired by the spacecraft from the Anime Capitaine Flam. It took about three years to develop a watch with such a complex movement mechanism. There are four models in the collection, they consist of 475 or 496 components and contains 68 precious stones. The material of production is grade-5 titanium and red gold. The power reserve is 72 hours and the cost of the watch is $400,000.
This is a watch from a unique collection that for time display uses a colored liquid. The Skull Collection from the Swiss manufacturer HYT includes 11 different models, united by a single decorative element the Skull. The concept of a clock where the capillary is not difficult per se but the manufacturer has faced a problem. The width of the tube is less than a millimeter and in some places, it is bent almost at right angles.
Nevertheless, the problem was solved and eventually HYT in honor to finally prick all attention to the Skull decided to get rid of other elements showing time. Depending on the model rose gold and titanium are used as the material. All watches are decorated with 35 precious stones and the power reserve is 65 hours. The price varies from about $132,000.
So, These are The 8 Insanely Expensive Watches Ever In The World 2019. Would you buy these watches? Let us know in the comments below.