Billionaire Diamond Tourbillon Watch
Today, it is one of the most expensive watches in the world, a unique model created by the New York star jeweller Jacob & Co, which will bear this name. In fact, the word luxury is not enough: valued at 17 million euros, this white gold watch is adorned with 260 carats of diamonds cut in an inverted pyramid, some stones weighing up to three carats.
Sportsman, businessman (each of his fights bringing him several hundred million dollars), Floyd Mayweather is the archetype of the man who no longer counts when he wants to buy. This can be seen in particular with its latest acquisition: a somewhat special Jacob & Co watch. Indeed, this timepiece set with 280 carats diamonds is one of the most expensive watches in the world, which would rank 4th in the top 10 most expensive watches ever sold.
On his Instagram, the boxer, well known for his arrogant and flashy style, does not hide and makes everyone see this new model in his possession, to add to the many other watches, cars, villas and yachts already in its heritage. Equally evocative of Mayweather’s character is the description that accompanies his social media post: “This is my new watch: the ‘billionaire watch’. If you don’t know what it is, tap on Google Billionaire Watch.
This model is an earlier version of the Billionaire watch from Jacob & Co., but with an important nuance: nearly 260 carats of emerald-cut diamonds of 3 carats each have been encrusted on the watch. Thus, we can see that the model shines with a thousand lights and hardly goes unnoticed on a wrist! On the mechanism side, the watch is therefore equipped with an exclusive movement signed Jacob & Co. with manual winding JCAM09 tourbillon. The case, in 18-carat white gold, enhances the model. Creation of Jacob Arabo in partnership with Flavio Briatore, The watch perfectly represents the style of the sportsman, apparently very proud to be the new owner.
Floyd Mayweather is always so bling-bling. The highest-paid athlete of the year according to Forbes magazine ($ 285 million in earnings in 2108) has just bought an exceptional watch covered with precious stones. Nicknamed the “Billionnaire” watch (billionaire, in French), the Jacob & Co. timepiece is decorated with diamonds (260 carats) arranged in an inverted pyramid.
The 18k white gold watch case also features diamonds of 3 carats each. The watch designed by Jacob Arabo in partnership with Flavio Briatore and his company Billionnaire Lifestyle works thanks to a tourbillon movement which guarantees exceptional precision.
It was at Baselworld, the world’s leading watchmaking fair, that Jacob Arabo, founder of Jacob & Co., unveiled this very 20s-style watch. Barely minutes after its presentation, potential customers were were already talking in the nearest private room … What is rare is expensive, and coveted by the handful of men and women on earth who can afford it. As for the movement, this jewelery watch has a fully translucent, hand-made skeletonized caliber. This Swiss movement made up of 167 components and fitted with a tourbillon escapement offers a power reserve of 72 hours. But that is probably not why it will sell!