Luxury watches: the 5 most beautiful models

The luxury watch market is a market that does not know a crisis. The ranking of the 10 most beautiful and most loved models by collectors.

Luxury watches  : what are the 5 most beautiful models?

 We offer you a top five of the most appreciated creations in fine watchmaking, a ranking for all enthusiasts looking for unique pieces, capable of making the history of timepieces.

Watches with  a timeless style  , insensitive to changes in fashion and which give prestige to the watchmaking houses that produced them, thanks to unique mechanisms, refined and precious materials and an incomparable design.  

Here is a ranking that lists the 10 most beautiful watch models in circulation, chosen not only because they are among the most loved and requested, but also for their ability to acquire value over time, so much so that they become real  must-haves  for the world of luxury watches.

1) Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

As  for the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona  line   , there are several models coveted by enthusiasts, a true benchmark in the world of sports chronographs. More than fifty years after its creation, it continues to be one of the most successful watches of all time. Its most popular contemporary version is the one in steel.

The watch features caliber 4130, a self-winding mechanical chronograph movement developed and manufactured by Rolex. New costs about 25 thousand. The most popular model among collectors is the  Paul Newman Daytona  , worn by the actor in the film Indianapolis, track from hell, which is also the most expensive Rolex in the world.

2) Omega SpeedMaster

The  Omega SpeedMaster  is the king of modern classics. In fact, this model deserves second place, which, although declined in over 250 different references, has maintained its typical and recognizable aesthetic over time. Born in 1957, it is also known as the  “master of speed”  and has often been customized for military and scientific use. With NASA, it was also present in the space mission that brought the first man to the moon in 1969.

It is, in fact, an  extremely reliable example  , with a robust case and optimum readability and as a distinctive feature it has unmistakable helical lugs. A new Omega SpeedMaster costs around 7,000, but prices vary depending on the model.

3) Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chrono

Designed by  Gérald Genta  , the most important designer of the 20th century, the first  Royal Oak was  launched in 1972 at the Basel Motor Show by Audemars Piguet, one of the most historic Swiss watchmakers specializing in pocket and wrist models.

A few years later, an even more extreme collection was launched, the Royal Oak Offshore, with even more evident sports features. Today, it is  among the most sought-after luxury watches  . There have been more than 700 variants of this model over the years and the chronograph is still in production, whose price reaches 37 thousand euros. Its identity is defined by the presence of an octagonal bezel, inserted on the case with eight visible screws and the hexagonal elements that protect the buttons.

4) Nautilus perpetual calendar

Also in fourth place in our ranking of the most beautiful luxury watches is another model by Gérald Genta, the  Nautilus by Patek Philippe  . More than forty years after its debut, the model has been completely revisited and also created in a chronograph version, but has kept intact the charm of the beginnings.

It features a case made from a single metal block with an octagonal-shaped arched bezel, which encloses a  ground sapphire crystal  . Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic often wears a white gold model worth 215 thousand euros.

5) Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso

Created in 1931, the  Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso model  is one of the most representative luxury watches in the category. A piece of history consistent in design and style as well as in functionality, with classic lines and aerodynamic shapes typical of Art Deco.

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