Who doesn’t like to stay in royalty? Simply looking at the expensive items gives us a feeling of “wAoh”.
Read below to find out what are the three most expensive things in the world. I m sure it will give you the energy to work harder.
- The most expensive watch “Supercomplication” by Patek Philipe
This is one of the most complicated watches that have been designed and that too without the assistance from the computer. Due to competition between Henry Graves an American banker and James Ward Packard who is the founder of the Packard Motor Car Company; this 18 carat watch was founded. The designing of the watch took three years and another 5 years for its manufacturing. In the year 1933, it was delivered to Graves.
The watch had around 24 functions and was the most complicated timepiece of that time. Some of the functions included sunrise, sunset times, Westminster chimes, a celestial map of New York, a perpetual calendar and many more. The watch was so intricately made that had 920 individual parts. The watch was unbeaten, unless Patek Philippe came out with another complicated version of a timepiece that was known as Patek Philippe Calibre 89. In the year 2014, the watch was sold in an auction to an anonymous bidder on behalf of the Qatari royal family.
If you consider the car races in the year mid-1960’s, there were 36 versions of the Ferrari GTO that were rolled out of the factory. With speculations that the private sales reached up $50,000,000. There were strong rumours that in the year 2013, sale of the GTO touched $52,000,000 but it was all unofficial as neither did the buyur nor the seller confirmed the price.
- 1968 Ford GT40 Gulf/Mirage Lightweight Racer, the most expensive American Car
The Ford GT40 is one of the 107 examples of the America’s one of the most successful plunder into European racing. Although, most of the models were assembled in England but the engines used were American Made. These emerged due to a grudge between Enzo Ferrari and Henry Ford II due to an acquisition put up by Ferrari on Ford which failed at the last. From the year 1966 to 1969, it was the only vehicle that won Le Mans many a times utilizing the same chassis until overtaken by Porsche.
Thus, these are the three most expensive things of the gone by years.