Expensive timepieces are of interest to the billionaires of the world. Watch makers such as Patak Phillipe, Audemars Piguet and Jean Dunand have held top positions in this over the top world of extravagant purchases for many years. Watches from these manufactuers generally will run a billionaire anywhere from $5,000 to will over a million dollars.
This year, the top honors goes to Jean Dunand for their Grand Complication. "The new Grande Complication by Jean Dunand really packs them in with a mono-pusher split-second chronograph, split-second hand isolator, minute repeater, tourbillon, bi-retrograde perpetual calendar, and even a see-through sapphire back signed by its creator, Christophe Claret." With this watch being sold for prices ranging from $700,000 to $800,000, it is sure to be one of the finer watches on the market today. Only 6 of these extravagant time pieces will be made; 3 in 18k rose gold, 2 in 18k white gold and 1 in platinum.
Each year it seems that these watch top watch makers attempt to outdue each other with time pieces that become more and more complicated. However, the ones that sell for the most are ones that are the vintage watches of world renound watch maker Patak Phillipe; a 1933 gold Patek Phillipe with 24 complications, was auctioned off at Sotheby's for $11 million.
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