Thursday , 30 March 2017

Most Expensive Watches Ever Sold Have Surprisingly High-Tech Features

Everyone is consumer these days. Perhaps that is why there is such a market for expensive watches. With all the high-tech watches available today, many people are quick to forget that some of the most expensive watches are not digital, like the Apple Watch or the Samsung Galaxy Gear. However, these high-priced luxury watches still have some very impressive features that shoppers of all kinds would be impressed to hear about. If you want to learn about the most impressive features of some of the most expensive watches in the world that will cost more than buying a television ever will, keep reading below.

The Breguet Marie Antoinette

The Breguet Marie Antionette watch was designed by the man himself, Breguet. This stunning phone has over 800 more pieces than your so-called high-tech iPhone. The self winding watch features a minute repeater, perpetual calendar, equation of time, jumping hour, power reserve indicator and bimetallic thermometer. The extravagant timepiece took 44 years to complete, however, it was eventually stolen, never to be seen again. Swatch later acquired Breguet and reproduced the watch using images of the original. Although they have received 8-digit offers, they have never sold the watch.

Christophe Claret Dualtow Night Eagle

The Christophe Claret Dualtow Night Eagle watch is priced at just under $500,000. This watch has 68 pieces, which is not quite as impressive as the Breguet. However, it also features high-tech capabilities like a chronograph, planetary gear system, mini gong and hammer, and multiple tourbillons, which help to counter the effect of gravity on the watch. This is definitely much more impressive than any LG watch features. In addition, the high-end watch is encrusted with 65 jewels. Not only is the Night Eagle one of the most expensive watches, it is also one of the most high-tech.

Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 2 Quadruple Tourbillon

The Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 2 Quadruple Tourbillon rings up at $750,000, making it one of the most expensive luxury watches in the world. This beautiful timepiece has not one, but four asynchronous tourbillions. In addition, the IP2 as it is called offers 11 platinum pieces and 11 pieces of 5N red gold. Not only is the Greubel Forsey IP2 expensive, it is also one of the most accurate watches in the world.

Louis Moinet Magistralis

The Louis Moinet Magistralis watch will cost you $860,000, but if you have the money, it is certainly worth it. The Magistralis is what watch experts would call a Grande Complication. It features a perpetual calendar mechanism, however, that is not the most exciting feature of the watch. The Louis Moinet Magistralis also has a genuine meteorite piece from the surface of the moon enclosed. Now that is luxury. Even the i60 features cannot come close to comparing. This makes the watch not only one of the most expensive, but also one of the rarest watches in the world.

Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 56-02 Sapphire

The Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 56-02 Sapphire watch costs over $2 million dollars, easily making in the most expensive watch ever sold. This watch is made out of aluminum and titanium, unlike the others on this list. It offers torsial rigidity and exceptional thermal change resistance. What makes this watch special is that it uses sapphire crystal to create transparent components. In addition, it features a high-tech cable and pully system with adjustable tension levels. It is up to you to decide if these features warrant such a large pricetag, but it is definition a beautiful watch.

If you love watches, you are sure to love the most expensive watches in the world listed above. These watches may not offer the same digital capabilities of the smart watches of today however, they certainly offer high-tech features in their own right. Take a look at some of the watches with the most complications listed above. These luxury timepieces are sure to take your breath away (and your savings if you let them). ​

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