When we start discussing about watches, usually the type of watches we think about are analog, digital, chronograph or smart watches. We also consider luxury watches according to our budget and style, but what we not think about are the unusual looking watches.A genuine attraction of owning a watch is to make a statement, a bold first impression. An individual’s taste in clothes often affects your initial perception of them, and the same logic applies with a timepiece on your wrist. An unusual looking watch would surely help you make a much bolder statement and impression that you thought. Here are some top uniquely designed watches that will force you to buy one for yourself!
Mb&F Arachnophobia Gold:
Price: Rs.12 Lakhs approx.
I am sure you must have seen a lot of unusual watches in your lifetime but this Mb&F Arachnophobia gold watch is a kind of watch that is out of your imagination power. This extremely unique watch, in lay man language, spider-shaped watch, has curved hands that rotate to indicate hours and minutes on a polished, central dome featuring MB&F’s signature numerals. With features like mechanism in palladium-plated or gold-plated brass, key winding and setting time on underside of clock and power reserve of 8 days, this heart throbbing watch has a sand-blasting, circular and vertical satin finishing.
|Height (legs extended): 203 mm|
|Clock diameter (legs flat): 405 mm|
|Movement dimensions: 75.3 x 134.9 x 63.8 mm|
|Weight: gold-plated version 1.96 kg; black version 0.98 kg.|
Devon Tread 1:
Price: Rs.12 Lakhs approx.
Talking about this unique looking watch, Devonworks’ debut timepiece is a marvel of engineering and NASA tech. A belt-driven time-keeping mechanism and transparent casing designed to show it off is one of the many unique features that this watch possess. Other special features include an onboard microprocessor, “bulletproof” polycarbonate construction, and a rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery cell that runs up to two weeks on a single charge. With the special construction leaving the impression that the parts are floating mid-air, this extraordinarily unique timepiece is worth buying because of its unique design.
Mb&FHorological Machine N°7 Ti Green:
Price: 80 Lakhs pprox..
This limited edition 50 piece watch needs no introduction as the beauty and the unique color and design speaks for itself. The unidirectional green sapphire rotating bezel for elapsed time, automatic winding movement, numerals, markers and segments along the rotor in Super-LumiNova and a 3-panel Ambient Glow Technology around the flying tourbillon are some of the features of the watch that makes it unique.
|Case: Grade 5 titanium, 53.8 x 21.3mm|
|Water resistance: 50 m / 150 feet / 5 atm|
|Components: 303, 35 Jewels|
|Strap: Rubber Moulded|
Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication:
Price: Rs.1,72,78,80,000 (as per last auction)
As the name suggests, this Supercomplication pocket watch is really a masterpiece and has maintained it position for almost 50 years, with a total of 24 different functions in just a small pocket watch. Some of its main and prominent features include Westminster chimes, sunrise and sunset time, phases of moon, stopwatch, alarm and celestial map of New York as seen from Grave’s apartment on Fifth Avenue. Without any assistance of any sort of computer or advance technology, unlike now, Supercomplication will always remain the most complicated and way-ahead-of-time kind of watch forever. There is still no match for this unique pocket watch with super complications and no one can ever come close to it as well.
|The hours, minutes and seconds of sidereal time|
|The twin barrel differential winding|
Patek Philippe 1939 World Time Watch:
Price: Rs. 29,67,40,000
As the name suggests, this 1939 World War watch is possibly one of the rarest timepiece on the planet with no duplicates as well. Patek Philippe is world renown for curating some of the most expensive watches in the world, all of which are made by hand.Every locale on the planet that is worth visiting gets its proper homage on this timepiece. With proper names of the cities engraved on the stainless steel dial of the watch, the rendering of such a piece took up to 2 years. This world-time complication shows to time in 24 time zones simultaneously which allows the local time city to be selected by a pucher. A classic when it comes to price and uniqueness!