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  Age on Sunday   11 Jun 2017  Time is money

Time is money

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jun 11, 2017, 1:21 am IST
Updated : Jun 11, 2017, 1:21 am IST

These Watches cost more than the coolest set of wheels, and glint and sparkle with oomph and pure luxury!

Breguet Grand Complication Marie-Antoinette
 Breguet Grand Complication Marie-Antoinette

Spending a chubby wad of cash on a luxury time piece is one of the greatest indulgences anyone can enjoy. Feeling the cold press of these beauties on your wrist will get a lot of eyeballs rolling with awe and lust! Watches are a status symbol and owning one that’s priced high will definitely set you apart from the other billionaires out there. We take a look at some of the watches that cost more than a Ferrari.

Breguet Grand Complication Marie-Antoinette $30,000,000

This watch and the story around it is the foundation for this exotic timepiece. Priced at $30 million, this is the most expensive pocket watch in the world! Work on the watch began in 1782 by Abraham-Louis Breguet, and was finished in 1827 by his son for the queen Marie Antoinette. Encased in gold, displaying the intricate mechanism running it, this watch is currently secured at LA Mayer Museum for people to admire.

Graff diamonds —The fascination $40,000,000

If you are spending $40 million on a watch, you’d probably want it to do more than just tell the time. A watch with a removable part that becomes a ring is proof enough that ‘time is money’! The watch consists of 152.96 carats of white diamonds with a centre fancy-cut exquisitely rare stone that is a 38.13-carat D Flawless pear shaped diamond that detaches into a ring.

Graff diamonds

Chopard 201-Carat Watch $25,000,000

The 201 carat Chopard watch, a dazzling accessory made in 2000 brings a whole new meaning to luxury. This handmade watch gleams with white, gold, pink and blue diamonds. It also contains clusters of 260 pear-shaped D-colour flawless diamonds and 91 round D-colour flawless diamonds weighing 10.29 carats in total.

Chopard 201

Patek Philippe — Henry Graves $24,000,000

Known as the ‘most complicated’ watch in the world, this timepiece is priced at $24 million. It performs 24 other functions apart from showing time and took five years to complete! This pocket watch made out of 18 carat gold also shows different phases of the moon and magnitude of the stars with the map rotating along with the sky.

Patek Philippe

Graff diamonds — Hallucination $55,000,000

The 55 million Graff diamonds watch is described as an exceptionally rare multicoloured timepiece. This beauty is studded with 110 carat of extraordinary and rare coloured diamonds placed on a platinum bracelet. The finished timepiece is the culmination of thousands of hours of work by a highly skilled team of designers, gemologists and master craftsmen.

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