World’s 11 Most Expensive Watches
Greubel Forsey Art Piece 1
While many already consider a fine timepiece to be a work of art, this watch comes with an art piece built into it. Worth $1.5 million, the Greubel Forsey Art Piece features a micro sculpture by artist Willard Wigan in the crown that is only visible under a powerful microscope. Wigan claims that owning one of his watches is like “you’re wearing a little museum on your wrist.”
Jaeger Lecoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie
Swiss watchmaker Jaeger LeCoultre has been in business since 1833 and is one of the world’s most respected timepiece designers; they also created one of the world’s most complicated watches, the Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie. With 1,300 parts 26 complications and a 4mm 18k hold case, the Hybris is a complex timepiece designed for a complex sort of man – who can also spare $1.1 million.
Louis Moinet Tourbillion Meteoiris
Some watches may be able to track the moon’s phases, but this piece contains actual, honest to goodness moon rock inside it! Each watch from the series contains fragments of various meteorites, which are thousands of years old. Made up of 50 components, a rose gold case, the Tourbillion Meteoris series are timepieces that are out of this world and will set you back around $4.5 million.