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$400,000 Cabestan Winch Tourbillion Watch

 - Dec 20, 2008   Updated: Jun 15 2011
1352 components + 450 link chain + nickel silver drums = a watch that needs a personal assistant to relay the time. That assistant is the $275,000 to $400,000 Cabestan Winch Tourbillion watch. The difference in price between the base model and the top of the line is the number of carats, cut, and clarity of the diamonds. Silly you, you knew that!

Implications - During an economic recession, there are still the select few who are willing to spend their money. Many financial-savvy individuals recognize that their cash will return and are still looking for luxury items. Corporations should consider how to target these select individuals and provide them with purchases that fulfill this desire.