If you have a taste for luxury then one brand that you can’t afford to miss is “Rolex”. Since its launch “Rolex watches” are known for their unique styling, performance, and reliability. Above all, it’s the premium feel which speaks about your time without you speaking a single word.
So first let’s get into some details about the company, shall we?. The company was founded by Alfred Davis and Hans Wilsdorf in London in 1905. At present, there are 2,800 employees working for the company with an annual revenue exceeding $ 7 billion.
Rolex is always quick with innovations as their first waterproof wristwatch “Oyster” was launched back in 1926. Then Rolex Datejust, with an automatic changing date on the dial, was launched in 1945. Over the subsequent years, many more models with advanced features were launched. Some of them included “Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner (1953)”, “Rolex GMT Master(1954)” and “Rolex Day-Date (1956)”.
Coming back to our topic, we have compiled a list featuring the most expensive Rolex watches in the world. So if you have the moolah then we would suggest you, to buy one.
4 Most Expensive Rolex Watches In the World
4. James Bond 1973 Rolex 5513:
Price : $450,000
One of the most elegant watch out there in the market, 5513 was first used in Roger Moore’s movie Live and Let Die. Since then its has become one of the most prized possession that you can dream of. After all, which watch can undress a woman or dodge a bullet. Well, surely it can be only James Bond 1973 Rolex 5513.
3. Rolex GMT 116769TBR:
Price – $485,350
If you inclined more towards diamonds, then we guess Rolex GTM 116769TBR would best suit your style. Besides 76 diamonds the watch also boasts of 18 karats white gold, which makes it very attractive. Rolex claims it to be water resistant but we doubt if any owner would take it underwater.
2.Eric Clapton’s 1971 Rolex Daytona:
Price – $505,000
Anything Clapton touches, turns gold. Well till now Eric Clapton’s guitars were in high demand and now it’s his watch. Normally one would have paid a hundred thousand for it but as it has been marketed as Eric Clapton’s Rolex, so the price surge upfront to $505,000.
1. 1942 Rolex Chronograph
Price – $1.16 million
So finally we have the most expensive Rolex in the world. As of now there are only 12 pieces of this exotic watch available. When it first hit the market, 1942 Rolex Chronograph was priced at $ 680 thousand. However lately its new value was calculated to be $1.16 million. The watch boasts of gold Arabic and baton numerals along with 17 jewels. Overall, 1942 Rolex Chronograph can be defined as a pure luxurious item to flaunt.