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I'll take two

This luxury timepiece is going for a cool $2.6 million

If you have $2.6 million and can nail an interview, one of seven limited edition Patek Phillipe watches can be yours.

Said to be the most complex wristwatch ever made, the Grandmaster Chime features 18k rose gold, sapphires, and an alligator strap. It was created to mark the company's 175th anniversary, and has 1,366 individual components.

The watch took eight years to design, and features two faces — one for time, the other a calendar. It has six new patents and 20 complications, or functions. Although seven watches have been made, one is already spoken for, and will live in the Patek Phillipe company museum in Geneva. To purchase one of the remaining timepieces, a person must be interviewed by Thierry Stern, chairman of Patek Phillipe. "I would like to chat with the client and make sure he's a watch lover and make sure he's going to enjoy the watch for many years," he told CNBC.