Vacheron Constantin's $10 Million USD Watch Is the Most Complicated Ever Made

Taking 8 years to make and using 2,826 individual parts.

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Swiss luxury watchmaker Vacheron Constantin has made a timepiece with a $10 million USD price tag and claims that it is the most complicated model ever made. The Reference 57260 took an astonishing eight years to make and utilized the workmanship of three specialists and 2,826 individual parts. The company has described the watch with the following statement: ”Combining traditional watchmaking principles with the latest technological advances, the Reference 57260 watch is a wholly original creation with a total of 57 complications, some of which are unique, including multiple calendars and a double retrograde split-seconds chronograph.” Specially commissioned by a private collector, The Reference 57260 is truly one-of-a-kind. Check out images of the Vacheron Constantin original above.

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