Top 10 Most Expensive Watches in the World

most expensive watch in the world

As a method of representation, people buy high-end watches to show how they managed to make in the world. 

It depicts the rich or those who inherit Rolex, Hublot Big Bang, Audemars Piguet, and other luxury watch brands, as this is a symbol of wealth and power.

The key factors determining the value of a luxury complex watch are:


  • Technology
  • Craftsmanship
  • Materials used
  • Brand

Several variables function together to assess a watch’s ultimate value. 

The accuracy, craftiness, workmanship, and expertise of lavish makers differentiate them from other watches! 

For example, Rolex watches are all mounted with a handle, and the company has its own foundry, which manufactures gold in its watches.

Here is the list for the top 10 most expensive watches in the world ever sold:


10. Vacheron Constantin 57260 – $8 million


The Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260 is a single mechanical highly complicated pocket watch with 57 distinctly available complications, including a perpetual calendar and a double-second retrograde chronograph.

It has 2,800 components and the buttons are inside a white gold case.

It is made by an independent craftsman with traditional methods including bevelling, circular graining, design of “Côtes de Genève,” and much more.

This beautiful series shows the innovative Reference 57260 by Vacheron Constantin, a masterpiece and the most complex watch ever built.

For over 260 years, Vacheron Constantin, the world’s oldest watchmaker, is recognized for its watchmaking excellence.

Some of the brand’s most expensive wristwatches include Vacheron Constantin tour de i’lle.