Most, if not all of these watches command a wait list of many, many years. And often, you're going to be inclined to purchase a number of watches to even be considered eligible to buy any of these ultimate grails. So, where does that leave you? The next best option is to venture down the rabbit hole that is the grey market. We're proud to announce our partnership with one of the world's biggest online watch marketplace, Jomashop. And in doing so, we have unprecedented access to some of the world's most coveted, most desirable and borderline impossible to get watches.
Forget a wait list, here are 20 watches that you can buy right here, right now.
A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater
A level up on almost everything that comes out of the German maison, the Zeitwerk Minute Repeater is a triumph from every angle.
Patek Philippe 5204R Grand Complications
The Patek Philippe 5204R Grand Complications is a grail amongst grails, and carries with some serious haute horlogerie weight.
A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar
From A. Lange & Söhne is the marvel that is the 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar. Just brilliant.
Breguet 5447 Classique Complications
One of the most complicated Breguets ever created, the 5447 Classique Complications is the perfect balance of finishing and technique.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in white ceramic is one of those ultimate must-have watches. With a wait-list as long as your arm, it is seriously one of the hottest watches on the planet.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra-Thin Openworked
Celebrating the Royal Oak's 50th anniversary, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak "Jumbo" Extra-Thin Openworked heralds in a new era of time-only skeletonisation for the esteemed collection.
Patek Philippe 6301P Grande Sonnerie
A couple of million dollars gets you this work of art, the Patek Philippe 6301P Grande Sonnerie. Ultimate stealth wealth.
Patek Philippe 5316P Grand Complications
Not much else can compare to the Patek Philippe 5316P Grand Complications, with its perpetual calendar, tourbillon and minute repeater. Insane.
Patek Philippe 5303R Grand Complications
As above, but in gold. Because why not?!
Rolex Daytona Rainbow
The Rolex Daytona Rainbow is one of those ultimate Rolexes. Endowed in diamonds and rainbow sapphire crystals, the Rolex Daytona Rainbow is absolutely out of this world.
Patek Philippe 5373P Grand Complications
The Patek Philippe 5373P Grand Complications is one of the only left-hand biased, aka destro, watches from Patek, and it's one that has gained a very hardcore cult following.
Richard Mille RM 11-03 Le Mans Chronograph
Richard Mille is on another level right now, with the RM 11-03 Le Mans Chronograph being one of the finest pieces the maison has ever made.
Patek Philippe 5711 Nautilus
Not just any Nautilus, the Patek Philippe 5711 Nautilus has a green dial and is complimented by a bezel encrusted with baguette-cut diamonds.
A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual
High up on my wish-list of ultimate grails, the A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual is a piece well worth waiting for. But if you can't wait, here it is, and below retail might I add.
Patek Philippe 5470P 1/10th Second Monopusher
Completely out of left field, the Patek Philippe 5470P 1/10th Second Monopusher Chronograph is a nod to the maison's watchmaking brilliance and innovation.
Richard Mille RM 11-03 McLaren
Anyone who says they don't want the Richard Mille RM 11-03 McLaren is kidding themselves. One of the most coveted RM models ever made.
Richard Mille RM 35-02
I feel that the Richard Mille RM 35-02 started this tsunami wave of demand for the maison, perfectly encapsulating what Richard Mille is all about.
Richard Mille RM 67-02
The more modern iteration of the time-only high-end Richard Mille piece, the RM 67-02 is absolutely next level.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked clad in black ceramic is a watch that you cannot ignore. Unfortunately buying one at retail is near impossible, but here is the next best bet.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Openworked
Last but most certainly not least is the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Openworked. Like the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked clad in black ceramic, the Royal Oak Tourbillon Openworked cannot be bought at retail, so here it is ready to go just for you.
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