Top 10 Most Expensive Rolex Watches in the World


watch The most expensive Rolex watch is 1942 Rolex Chronograph that has price $1.16 million. Watch is the useful thing as initially it is used for seeing the time, but now it performs different functions due to many other features included in it. Today watch used as a fashion by men and women and it increases your personality. Many people love to adopt this as a way. There are many different watch brands in the world. Today we discuss Top 10 most expensive Rolex watches that are not affordable for everyone.

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Rolex is a world-class company with the various accessories like glasses, dresses, watches and jewelry. Rolex is a London based company and one of the most valuable brand. Its watches has unique, beautiful and elegant with different features. The company has been earning about $7.9 billion annually by watches. It is a luxury brand of watches.

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10. Rolex Submariner for Cartier – $100,000

10-rolex-submariner-for-cartierRolex is a famous company of watches, and it has made a lot of watches which is sold by Cartier. First is Double Red Sea Dweller that sold for $91000. Another beautiful and elegant design watch is Rolex Submariner who is sold by Paris-based Cartier. It displayed on Fifth Avenue outlet in New York for its fans. The watch designer and manufacturer received a lot of feedback after launching the watch. Initially, the watch sold for 91,000 but after the sale of the first piece, its price fixed $100,000.

9. Paul Newman Rolex Daytona – $106,273

9-paul-newman-rolex-daytonaThe watch with most elegant and beautiful dial in the market. The dial of the watch attracts the customers and lovers of this brand. Its dial is made of 14K champagne gold and has three small dials in one large dial. Inner dials fixed with enamel. The main dial is 38 millimeters wide, and insider dial is for seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours. The watch also has 17 jewels in nickel finished lever movement.

8. Steve McQueen 1967 Rolex Submariner – $234,000

8-steve-mcqueen-1967-rolex-submarinerRolex made Steve McQueen 1967 Rolex submarine on the name of movie Le Mans and due to a high sale of this watch, the film gained much popularity. The company made this elegant watch as fans of American film Steve McQueen starred this type of watch in 1967 in film Le Mans. It is made of stainless steel, and it can work up to 200 meters underwater level. The watch has automatic center movement, and it is COSC certified chronometer.

7. Paul Newman Ferrari Red Rolex Daytona 6565 – $267,203

7-paul-newman-ferrari-red-rolex-daytona-6565The Rolex introduces his watch with a name of Ferrari automobile and American well-known racing driver and Hollywood actor Paul Newman who wears this watch on his wrist in movie winning 1969. The inner plate of the watch is made of red color because Ferrari has the red color. The strip of the watch is made of tritium and stainless steel used in making the watch. The clock winded with 17 jewels and red components. It is one of stylish and expensive Rolex watch with price 267,203.

6. Rolex Platinum Pearl Master 18956 -$276,000

6-rolex-platinum-pearlmaster-18956Rolex company made Rolex Platinum Pearlmaster 18956 in 2010. It prevailed in the market after a year in 2011, and it got 6th position in most expensive Rolex watches. It made of baguette diamond bezel and dial was studded with meteorite diamonds. The watch double quick set formed by Saphire crystal and hidden clasp. It enhanced the grace of the person’s wrist. It admired by all fans of this company in the world. The price of this stunning piece is $276,000.

5. Dr. Rajendra Prasad’s Gold Rolex Oyster – $440,000

5-dr-rajendra-prasads-gold-rolex-oysterAs indicated by this name this expensive watch was possessed by India first president Dr. Rajendra Prasad. The watch was given to him at India’s first Republic day in 1950. The watch was stunning and beautiful and attract everybody. The dial of the watch made of 18K gold and India map inscribed into it with dated 26 January 1950. It is the perfect watch for rich people and especially for Indian people due to the map. The price of the watch is $440,000.

4. James Bond 1973 Rolex 5513-$450,000

4-james-bond-1973-rolex-551James Bond 1973 was prevailed first time on the big screen in movie Roger Moore Live and Let Die. The watch is also famous because of its name James Bond. The body of the watch made of stainless steel and its has razor disc, buzz saw, and magnetic field generator. The dial of the watch is very elegant as it is white on black. The price of the watch is $450,000.

3. Rolex GMT 116769TBR – $485,350

3The watch introduced directly by Rolex company was Rolex GMT 116769 TBR. A beautiful watch with so many features as luminous diamond dial which glow in the dark. The strap made of 18 karats white gold which is the reason behind its expensiveness. The sides of the dial studded with small diamonds. The automatic self-winding watch is water resistive up to 100 meters down because of Oysterlock clasp. The case of the watch decorated with 76 brilliant round diamonds. The watch has worth $485,350.

2. Eric Clapton 1971 Rolex Daytona – $505,000

2-eric-clapton-1971-rolex-daytonaEric Clapton is a rock star, guitarist, singer from Britain and this belonged to him. The value of the watch was increased when Eric wears it on his wrist. The watch has the monochrome dial, silver strap with different schemes of standard company designs. It is more beautiful and has a silver belt. The watch has a nickname Albino.

1. 1942 Rolex Chronograph – $1.16 Million

Expensive Rolex Watches1942 Rolex Chronograph is the most expensive watch by Rolex and only 12 model made. The watch is a perfect example of designed and manufacturer hard work. The dial is silver matte and watches the nickel finish. Other unique features of the watch are Oink gold from Arabic, 17 gems, Baton numerals, blue telemeter, black tachymeter scale, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and an outer minute division. The watch presented at Christie’s auction for $1.16 million. It is a millionaire watch with price $1.16 million.

List of Top 10 Most Expensive Rolex Watches in the World

Sr. No Expensive Rolex Watches
1 1942 Rolex Chronograph watch $1.16 million
2 Eric Clapton 1971 Rolex Daytona watch $505,000
3 Rolex GMT 116769TBR watch $485,350
4 James Bond 1973 Rolex 5513 watch $450,000
5 Dr. Rajendra Prasad’s Gold Rolex Oyster watch $440,000
6 Rolex Platinum Pearlmaster 18956 watch $276,000
7 Paul Newman Ferrari Red Rolex Daytona 6565 watch $267,203
8 Steve McQueen 1967 Rolex Submariner watch $234,000
9 Paul Newman Rolex Daytona watch $106,273
10 Rolex Submariner for Cartier watch $100,000



We conclude from this article Rolex watches are world luxury watches with best features, better efficiency, different beautiful designs and long durability. However, these watches increase the personality of a person. Some watches has given a name on the name of famous people which make it more valuable. If you want a good watch and has enough money then you should experience the Rolex watches. These are also waterproof. The watches studded with diamonds and golds which enhanced its price.