People often ask "what time is it?" and instead of pulling out your phone (which could potentially be dead) why not look at your shiny wristwatch. Instead of fumbling around in your pockets for your phone you can just throw a glance toward your watch and tell them the time in an efficient and fashionable manor.
Although there are many watch companies out there only certain ones evoke luxury and class. One of these companies is the prestigious Audemars Piguet Watch company. Celebrities who have been spotted wearing these quality watches are Lebron James, Justin Timberlake, as well as Patrick Dempsey among others.
Watches can be a symbol of status and wealth that the rich love to indulge in. Not only do they help people get to appointments and meeting on time, but they can also be a show piece exuding complex beauty or stunning simplicity in a single timepiece. So what are the most expensive Audemars Piguet watches on the market? Here is a list to set you in the right direction in case you wanted to invest in one of these pieces.
10 Royal Oak Offshore Don Ramon Audemars Piguet Watch: $62,000
Number 10 on the list of the most expensive Audemars Piguet watches on the market today is the Royal Oak Offshore Don Ramon. At a cost of $62,000, this watch is one of the ''most reasonably'' Audemars Piguet watches in production. Despite being ''affordable'' compared to other watches on this list, the watch still has a few notable features such as an 18 karat Rose Gold chronograph capable of evoking Latin warmth as well as the sensuality of Spain.
9 Royal Oak Offshore Michael Schumacher Audemars Piguet Watch: $77,200
As the name suggests, this watch is a special edition Audemars Piguet watch made in collaboration with Audemars Piguet and Michael Schumacher. For $77,200, you get an 18k gold limited edition watch that has been made using contributions from Michael Schumacher himself. There are only 500 Royal Oak Offshore Michael Schumacher Audemars Piguet watches in the world.
8 Equation of time Audemars Piguet Watch: $159,900
This watch costs $159,900 excluding VAT. Although this watch costs much less compared to the above Audemars Piguet watches, you are guaranteed value for your money at that price. The Equation of time features an 18k gold case, screw locked crown, sapphire crystal back, silver dial featuring a Grande Tapisserie pattern, a luminescent coating, automatic winding, perpetual calendar indicators, 20 meters water resistance, 40 hour power reserve, hand stitched brown crocodile strap and much more.
7 Royal Oak Offshore Carbon Tourbillon Audemars Piguet Watch: $298,600
This watch is also an exclusive in the Audemars Piguet watch collection. For $298,600 excluding VAT, you get a watch that is made using 335 parts protected by a solid sapphire crystal back secured using eight polished steel screws. This watch simply displays sophistication and a powerful design which is synonymous with the Royal Oak Offshore watch collection.
6 Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Audemars Piguet Watch: $407,900
At $407,900, this watch also makes the list of most expensive Audemars Piguet watches in the world. The watch is intended for the connoisseur’s fine watch making characterized by distinct preference for some of the most beautiful watch mechanisms as well as penchants for vanguard designs. The Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon features a pink gold case coupled with integrated push piece guards. The watch also has scooped decorative detailing which adds a very sophisticated touch.
5 Millenary Carbon One Audemars Piguet Watch: $408,600
This is another expensive and outstanding Audemars Piguet watch. For $408,600 excluding VAT, you enjoy a watch that has been made using the best carbon case and ultra-light material. The watch is described as a technical wonder by many because of features like its seven micron carbon fibers which have been held together using a resin wire and ceramic pushers, crown and bezel. In summary, the Millenary carbon one watch has been made using high-tech manufacturing techniques and materials resulting in one of the lightest most expensive timepieces. Only 120 Millenary carbon one watches have been made.
4 Titanium Grand Complication Audemars Piguet Watch: $776,900
This is one of the best limited edition Audemars Piguet watches in the world. It is important to note that there are only three pieces worldwide. At a cost of $776,900 excluding VAT, you can’t get a more unique Audemars Piguet watch. The watch features a 44 mm black ceramic bezel titanium crown & chrono push pieces. The watch also has numerous perpetual calendar indications and calendar functions. The watch stands out mainly because it features parts which have been cut out and finished by hand. The parts also feature exceptional art which is visible through the transparent sapphire dial and fitted exhibition back.
3 Jules Grande Complication Audemars Piguet Watch: $780,300
The Grande Complication is different from the Jules complication in a few ways but mainly because this watch has a titanium case. The watch also has numerous perpetual calendar indications such as; day, week, month, leap year, split-seconds chronograph, and minute repeater. Like the Jules Complication, the watch features crocodile skin leather straps. If you want a unique expensive Audemars Piguet watch, you should really consider buying this one.
2 Jules complication Audemars Piguet Watch: $813,000
The Audemars Piguet Jules Complication watch is also among the most expensive Audemars Piguet watches in the world. At a cost of $813,000, you get one of the best most expensive watches in the world featuring a polished platinum case, black crocodile leather bracelet, self winding automatic movements, a transparent sapphire case-back and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. This watch is simply built with the best materials money can buy.
1 Royal Oak Complication Audemars Piguet Watch: $869,000
Number one on the list of most expensive Audemars Piguet watches on the market today is the Royal Oak Complication. This watch costs a whopping $869,000. Some notable features that make this watch one of the most expensive watches in the world include; 52 jewel movements, an 18 carat white gold casing and a transparent sapphire bracelet case back. The watch also has a perpetual calendar with numerous indications such as; day, week, month, leap year, split-seconds chronograph, minute repeater and a small seconds indicator at 9 o’clock. At $869,000, the Royal Oak Complication watch is undoubtedly the most expensive Audemars Piguet watch money can buy. It is, however, important to note you can get more expensive customized Audemars Piguet watches.