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5 of the Most Expensive Watches of the World Were Exhibited in NYC
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5 of the Most Expensive Watches of the World Were Exhibited in NYC

Recently in New York, in mid-October, the top brand watches in the world convened for the WatchTime New York exhibition to show off their newest timepieces. Five of them, according to a piece dedicated to the subject on Forbes, were some of the most expensive watches on the market — totaling well over $1.75 million. Here they are:

Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater Openwork watch: part of the brand’s Charming Bird collection, the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater Openwork has moving automaton birds that flutter differently as the watch’s minute repeater chimes. It has a sapphire dial and hand-painted, hand-engraved 18-karat gold bird sculptures. Just eight pieces will ever be made of this unique timepiece, which comes encased in 18-karat white gold.

Price: $472,500.

Rolex (Source: Fotolia)

Rolex (Source: Fotolia)

Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon, Ref. 7087, by Breguet: an 18-karat rose gold watch combining a one-minute tourbillon with a chiming minute repeater and an inverted right-angle lever escapement, which is visible on the dial side of the watch.

Price: $460,700.

The HM6-SV by MB&F: crafted of multiple sapphire crystals and platinum, this watch features the hours and minutes on revolving spheres. Just 10 pieces will ever be made of this version.

Price: $398,000.

Harmony Tourbillon Chronograph by Vacheron Constantin: this watch, which was launched last year after seven years of research and development, boasts a number of technologically advanced features. It combines with a stunning tourbillon shaped like the Maltese cross.

Price: $240,700.

Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour le Merite by A. Lange & Sohne: crafted in 18-karat white gold, this timepiece features a unique fusée-and-chain transmission as well as a tourbillon with a patented stop-seconds mechanism.

Price: $211,700.

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