Baselworld 2018 Luxury Watch Fair

Watches More Expensive Than Four Years at Harvard

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There are expensive watches, and then there are seriously expensive watches. And then there are watches so expensive you have to apply to buy one. Here, a selection of the priciest designs on display at Baselworld, the annual watch trade fair in Basel, Switzerland. (Note: Prices are approximate.)

$520,000: 5531R WorldTime Minute Repeater Luxury Wristwatch by <a href="http://www.patek.com/en/collection/grand-complications/5531R-001" target="_blank">Patek Philippe</a> Bloomberg via Getty Images $520,000: 5531R WorldTime Minute Repeater Luxury Wristwatch by Patek Philippe $930,000: Astronomia Octopus by <a href="http://www.jacobandco.com/timepieces/astronomia-octopus" target="_blank">Jacob &amp; Co</a> Leon Neal/Getty Images $930,000: Astronomia Octopus by Jacob & Co $480,000: BR-X1 Skeleton Tourbillon Luxury Wristwatch by <a href="http://www.bellross.com/our-collections/Experimental/br-x1/br-x1-tourbillon/brx1-skeleton-tourbillon-saphir-black" target="_blank">Bell &amp; Ross</a> Bloomberg via Getty Images $480,000: BR-X1 Skeleton Tourbillon Luxury Wristwatch by Bell & Ross $259,000: 5719/1 by <a href="http://www.patek.com/en/collection/nautilus" target="_blank">Patek Philippe</a> Leon Neal/Getty Images $259,000: 5719/1 by Patek Philippe $246,000: MP-05 LaFerrari Aperta by <a href="http://www.hublot.com/en/collection/mp/mp-05-laferrari-aperta" target="_blank">Hublot</a> Leon Neal/Getty Images $246,000: MP-05 LaFerrari Aperta by Hublot Bargain Shoppers Take Note: $174,000: Maximus by Kerbedanz Leon Neal/Getty Images Bargain Shoppers Take Note: $174,000: Maximus by Kerbedanz
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