Ever wondered which is the most complicated wrist watch ever made? Well, we have your answer:
Kept a secret even from the makers, The Vacheron Constantin Celestia is World’s Most Complicated Wrist Watch ever made is priced at 1 Million USD.
Last year, Vacheron Constantin. launched the ref. 57260 pocket watch, the most complicated watch in the world. It had 57 Complications. But it was a pocket watch. This time it’s a wristwatch, which majorly focuses on astronomical indications in a very pure way.
This is the Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication, and it’s the most complicated wristwatch by Vacheron.
World’s Most Complicated Watch: The Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication
The one-of-a-kind Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 watch comes with 23 mainly astronomical complications and hence is in the Astronomical Watches Family. With only 8.7mm of thickness, its new fully integrated caliber is a pinnacle of technical sophistication as it comprises of 514 components.
The super high luxury timepiece took 5 years to made.
Hours, minutes, perpetual calendar, day/night indication, precision moon phase, age of the moon, running equation of time, sunrise and sunset, length of day and night, seasons, solstices, equinoxes and zodiacal signs, tide level indicator, Sun-Earth-Moon conjunction, opposition and quadrature, transparent celestial chart of the Northern Hemisphere with indication of the Milky Way, the ecliptic and the celestial equator, celestial time hours and minutes, tourbillon, 3-week power reserve (6 barrels), power reserve indication.
In addition to the time, the world’s most complicated watch also have a moonphase, a sunrise/sunset complication, an indication of the length of the day and night, and a sector showing the current Sun sign in the Zodiac, as well as the Equinoxes and Solstices.
You’ll notice a golden hand with a Sun at its tip, in addition to the hour and minute hands – this is an Equation of Time marchant. Also on the front of the watch is a full, instantaneous perpetual calendar with leap year indication. On the front of the watch is something very much off the beaten path: a so-called Mareoscope, which shows the relationship of the Sun, Moon, and the tides as well.
These kind of feats always amaze the horology community and the whole world. Priced approximately at 1 Million USD, this watch is definitely making a lot of noise.