From Audemars Piguet to Piaget these 5 luxury watches are amongst the thinnest in the world

Five beautifully encased and technologically advanced wafer-thin timepieces from Audemars Piguet, Bulgari, Vacheron Constantin, Piaget and Chopard – but which one is the slimmest watch ever made?

When it comes to timepieces today, the thinner the better.

Vacheron Constantin
The Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin is housed in an 8.1mm-thick, 18ct pink gold case with an alligator leather strap. The dial features a moonphase and dials for date, month and days of the week for accuracy, $77,767

Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin

Audemars Piguet
With an 8.85mm-thick case, a glare-proof sapphire and crystal caseback, and baguette-cut diamonds on the bezel, the Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin is a hand-wound watch with a noble touch. Price on request

Altiplano Skeleton 38mm

The Altiplano Skeleton 38mm is the thinnest self-winding skeleton watch in the world. Its 5.34mm-thick case houses a 2.4mm skeleton movement. Weighing only 26.2 grams, the watch comes with an alligator leather strap, a rose gold case and a sapphire caseback, $57,752

L.U.C XPS 35mm Esprit de Fleurier

The L.U.C XPS 35mm Esprit de Fleurier has a 7.13mm-thick white gold case with an alligator leather strap and a mottled mother-of-pearl dial. Diamonds are added to the hour markers and the bezel for a luxe touch. This women’s watch is limited to 25 pieces, $39,521

Octo Finissimo Automatic

With a total thickness of just 5.15mm including a 2.23mm self-winding movement, the Octo Finissimo Automatic is the thinnest watch in the world. It comes with a titanium case and a transparent caseback, $15489

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