16 best luxury watches for men: For your wrist only

Best luxury watches for men: From Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date to Omega Diver 300M Chronometer Chronograph 44 mm, TAG Heuer Formula 1 Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, Panerai Submersible Goldtech OroCarbo and more, you will never run out of options

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date

A green Cerachrom bezel and a black dial with large luminescent hour markers make the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date a gorgeous divers’ watch. The rotating bezel makes the Submariner a highly reliable tool for a diver with engraved 60-minute graduations allowing a diver to accurately monitor diving time and decompression stops. Its dial, a beauty in black, provides superior legibility underwater. The Oystersteel case and bracelet make the watch highly resistant to corrosion. With calibre 3235 driving the watch, it delivers a power reserve of approximately 70 hours. It is water resistant up to 300 metres.

Price on request

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Mariner Memovox

The Polaris Mariner Memovox comes as a diver's very reliable friend. Once out of the water, the watch is perfect for other occasions as well. Its contemporary stainless steel link strap and the blue dial with polished rhodium-plated appliques give the watch a splendid look. Ticking away inside its stainless steel case is Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 956AA — the automatic mechanical movement containing 271 parts and delivering a 45-hour power reserve. The watch is water-resistant up to 300 metres and its numerals and hour-markers are treated with Super-LumiNova.

Rs 15 lakh (approximately)

Also read: Luxury watches with luminous dials: Choose between Bovet, Tag Heuer, Tudor, Omega, Panerai and A. Lange & Söhne

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Richard Mille RM 27-04 Manual Winding Tourbillon Rafael Nadal

The new model has been created for Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal and is a limited edition of 50 pieces. Its baseplate and bridges are crafted from Grade 5 titanium and the case is made from a material called TitaCarb. Its tennis-inspired sapphire crystals, both front and back, give the watch an amazing look. The sporty timepiece is water resistant up to 50 metres and is driven by Calibre RM27-04 which delivers a power reserve of around 38 hours. The watch is offered with a blue textile strap.

Rs 7.82 crore  (approximately)

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Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Flying Tourbillon Chronograph

With lacquered blue inner bezel, openworked dial, and hands in 18 ct white gold, this timepiece looks stunning. The watch is driven by calibre 2952 which delivers a power reserve of up to 65 hours. The Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Flying Tourbillon Chronograph is water resistant up to 30 metres. Limited to only 50 pieces worldwide, it is offered with a hand-stitched blue alligator leather strap with an 18 ct white gold Audemars Piguet folding clasp.

Rs 2 crore (approximately)

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Omega Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph 44 mm

Omega's dive watch Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph 44 mm is an incredible timepiece in three materials — a blend of gold, titanium, and tantalum. The 18 ct Sedna gold bezel ring features a laser-ablated diving scale, while the polished blue ceramic dial sports laser-engraved waves, a date window at 6 o'clock, and subdial rings with hints of 18 ct Sedna gold. The watch is a numbered edition — on the side of the case is an 18 ct Sedna gold plate engraved with the timepiece's unique number. The dive watch is driven by Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 9900 which generates a power reserve of up to 60 hours. The watch is offered with a titanium, tantalum, and Sedna gold bracelet and is water resistant up to 300 metres.

Rs16.29 lakh (approximately)

Also read: Best dive watches for men: Choose from Omega, Longines, Panerai, Grand Seiko, Oris, Blancpain

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IWC Pilot's Watch Chronograph Top Gun Edition 'SFTI'

IWC's new Top Gun Edition 'SFTI' model draws inspiration from the 'Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor' watch which was created in 2018 and honoured the US Naval Aviation Community. Tough materials and IWC's tradition of Top Gun watches have come together to give this timepiece a bold look — all set for the pilots and their strenuous periods in the cockpit of supersonic jets like the F/A-18 Super Hornet. Its case is made of black zirconium oxide ceramic, making the watch incredibly scratch-resistant. The watch is driven by IWC-manufactured 69380 calibre and is offered with a green textile strap.

Price on request

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H. Moser & Cie. Streamliner Centre Seconds

The Streamliner Centre Seconds in steel and Matrix Green fumé dial is all things essential, but with panache. The watchmaker has done an amazing job to re-interpret the ‘Streamliner’ — a reference to the first high-speed trains from the 20s and 30s, courtesy Streamliner Centre Seconds's rounded curves. This three-hand watch features a 40-mm steel cushion case along with a fully integrated steel bracelet with no lugs on the case. The unpretentious Streamliner Centre Seconds is powered by a 100 per cent Swiss mechanical movement — the HMC 200 self-winding calibre. The Streamliner Centre Seconds delivers a power reserve of up to 72 hours and is water resistant up to 120 metres.

Rs16 lakh (approximately)

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Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu II All Black

A collaboration between Hublot and Swiss tattoo artist Maxime Plescia-Buchi has given birth to this stunner in black. Big Bang Sang Bleu II All Black's polished, satin-finished, angled and faceted material, injected with black, presents an interplay of light and shade. The watch, offered in a black rubber strap, houses HUB1240 Unico manufacture self-winding chronograph flyback movement, and delivers a power reserve of up to 72 hours. Its matte black skeleton dial looks wicked with satin-finished and polished black ceramic case. Big Bang Sang Bleu II All Black is water resistant up to 100 metres.

Rs21 lakh (approximately)

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TAG Heuer Formula 1 Aston Martin Red Bull Racing

Special Edition Tag Heuer Formula 1 is a timepiece made in collaboration with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Team. The watch draws massive inspiration from blue, red, and yellow colours found on the recently revealed 2020 Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB16 car. The steel screw-down case comes engraved with the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Team logo over a chequered pattern. The Special Edition is water resistant up to 200 metres and its steel bracelet gives a great contrast to the watch's dial in blue.

Rs1.3 lakh (approximately)

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Ulysse Nardin Blast

Ulysse Nardin's new watch is about a design philosophy which evokes the earth and its untamed elements. Magma and glaciers have inspired the design of this fierce timepiece — the Blast. The Blast's new and powerful automatic silicium tourbillon, sitting snug in the X-shaped cage, beats inside at a frequency of 2.5 Hz. The Blast is available in white, rose gold, black, and blue, each with the new manufacture UN-172 movement with an automatic tourbillon and the new self-deploying buckle. The watches are offered in different strap options like structured rubber, leather, and velvet.

Starts at around Rs34 lakh

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Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Land Rover

Zenith's Defy 21 with El Primero 1/100th of a second chronograph celebrates the new generation of the Land Rover Defender. The stylish Defy El Primero 21 Land Rover takes pride in its entirely matte-finished titanium case and a matte grey dial. Limited to only 250 pieces, the watch is offered with a rubber strap, and is driven by the El Primero 21 which delivers a power reserve of up to 50 hours. The watch is water resistant up to 100 metres and its slate grey velvet-finish dial with a hint of orange looks stunning.

Rs12 lakh (approximately)

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Bell & Ross BR 03-92 HUD

Taking design cues from an airplane's head-up display or HUD, Bell & Ross rigs the BR 03-92 HUD with its own transparent glass screen for displaying information. The instrument features a green-tinted sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating. Its four right angles are also painted with green Super-LumiNova. The green along with the watch's black dial gives BR 03-92 HUD a fantastic contrast. The watch is driven by calibre BR-CAL.302 which provides a power reserve of up to 40 hours. The watch is water resistant up to 100 metres and is offered with black rubber and ultra-resilient black synthetic fabric straps.

Rs3.2 lakh (approximately)

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Diabolus in Machina

The Excalibur Diabolus in Machina is named after a tritone — the infamous 'Diabolus in Musica' chord outlawed in medieval religious music. The Latin term means 'The Devil in Music' and the tritone was outlawed because it was believed that it summoned the devil. The timepiece’s complications and aesthetics will leave you in awe. The case of the skeletonised watch is made of an alloy called CarTech Micro-Melt BioDur CCMTM and is driven by the RD0107 Calibre delivering a power reserve of up to 60 hours.

Rs4.25 crore (approximately)

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A. Lange & Söhne Odysseus 363.038

A. Lange & Söhne has introduced a new member to the family - the Odysseus 363.038 in white gold. It comes with an integrated hand-stitched dark brown leather strap. Its large-format day and date display gives the new Odysseus a bold look. This timepiece, perfect for any occasion , offers water resistance up to 120 metres. Driven by Lange manufacture calibre L155.1 Datomatic, which has been decorated and assembled by hand, the watch delivers a power reserve of up to 50 hours.

Price on request

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Chopard Mille Miglia 2020 Race Edition

Chopard has been creating a new series of watches under the Classic Racing collection every year. It has been a partner and official timekeeper of the legendary open-road motorsport endurance race. This year’s edition is available in two versions — 1,000 watches in microblasted DLC-coated stainless steel, and 250 in microblasted DLC-coated 18 ct rose gold. These limited-edition watches are powered by an automatic chronograph calibre with COSC-chronometer certification delivering a power reserve of up to 42 hours. Water resistant up to 50 metres, both versions come with a black calfskin leather strap.

Price on request

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Panerai Submersible Goldtech OroCarbo

Panerai's great diving instrument, the Goldtech OroCarbo, is a two-tone charmer. Its dial features applied indexes and satiné soleil decoration that come as an unusual elaboration in the Submersible collection. Its 44-mm case is made from Panerai's signature material — Goldtech, and Carbotech was used to give shape and substance to its functional components such as the bezel, crown, and crown bridge lever. The watch is powered by P.900 Calibre which delivers a power reserve of up to 72 hours. This reliable diving instrument, offered with a black rubber strap, is water resistant up to 300 metres.

Rs22 lakh (approximately)

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