Taste The Most Expensive Watch In The World

Today, watches are more than just timekeeping. A treasure of watch value that can be passed down from generation to generation becomes a treasure for generations. These watch artworks are not for ordinary people to own, and they have been fortunate to have a chance to see the true face of Lushan. The United States ‘Forbes’ magazine rated the world’s most expensive watch last year. The most expensive was as high as 12.48 million yuan, and the most ‘approachable’ was 1.8 million yuan. The following are some of the representative works-
Blancpain watch, value: 839,000 US dollars (about 7 million yuan equivalent)
In 1991, Blancpain introduced the 1735 watch, which took 6 years to design, develop and manufacture. It is one of the most complex and versatile fully manual mechanical watches in the world. The watch is composed of 740 precision parts, integrating all six complex mechanical functions of today’s world mechanical watches, including ultra-thin self-winding movement, two-hand flyback chronograph, tourbillon, minute repeater function, perpetual calendar and Moon phase profit and loss function. It takes a year and a half for a watchmaker to make such a watch, and currently only three watchmakers in the world can make such a complex watch. Even if you can afford to buy this watch, you have to book at least 3 years in advance.
Vacheron Constantin, value: 1.5 million US dollars (about 12.48 million yuan)
The Vacheron Constantin Tourdel’lle double-sided astronomical watch, with a surface diameter of 47 mm, allows users to directly appreciate the operation of the tourbillon, which is the essence of Vacheron Constantin’s 250-year watch manufacturing technology and design skills. This is probably the best complication watch in the world. There are only seven products of the same model in the world, each of which has an independent number. The black dial introduced this time, the body number is number one. This work is made of 18K rose gold with a double surface design and a unique guilloché dial decoration. The movement took more than 10,000 hours to manufacture and consisted of up to 834 parts.
Parmigiani, Value: 477,000 USD (approximately RMB 3.98 million)
This Parmigiani Fleurier’s Toric lightly controlled perpetual calendar minute repeater watch is the world’s first one-button corrected three minute repeater perpetual calendar. The same single-button twisting method of the table key device, which adjusts all perpetual calendar functions, is practical and easy to use. The retrograde date, day of the week, month, leap year, and moon phase cycle can be automatically adjusted for the first time. Just press the ‘Correction’ button to the desired date, and each unit of the perpetual calendar function will immediately re-adjust correctly. All perpetual calendar functions can also be adjusted independently through 4 adjusters arranged on the side of the case as required.
Girard Perregaux, value: USD 532,000 (approximately RMB 4.44 million)
Girard-Perregaux’s Opera Three Three Opera House watch, launched in 2003, is an extremely sophisticated music watch that automatically plays a musical melody every hour. At the heart of this model is a mini chime with 20 keys and a drum with 150 studded hands. A small joystick is used to change the drum position according to the sequence. It can be said to be a device that puts a music box Blended into a small watch space, the craftsmanship is extremely fine. Another joystick with three gears allows you to select music, activate melody performance when needed, and set hourly music playback.
In terms of surface design, there is a small second hand at 6 o’clock, a power reserve indicator of the chime in the upper right corner, and a choice of music melody in the upper left corner, which are the tunes of Mozart and Tchaikovsky.