Arnold Schwarzenegger Watch Collection

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a well-known celebrity watch collector who loves wearing premium wrist accessories. He is so fond of watches that he even started a watch brand in 2015. He is one of the most famous Hollywood personalities who have become a household name after the release of Terminator. According to Life Style Asia, the total net worth of Arnold Schwarzenegger is $450 million.

His taste in watches has evolved over the years. In his early career, he was spotted wearing small-sized watches, but now he definitely loves to wear watches with big dials. If you are a watch enthusiast, you would love the watch collection of Arnold Schwarzenegger, a famous Hollywood actor and the former governor of California.

 In this article, we will take you through all the premium watches of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s watch collection. Let’s get started.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s watch collection

1. Rolex GMT Ref 1675 “Root beer”

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Rolex GMT Ref 1675 Root beer

It is one of those watches he wore in his early career. This watch has an amazing appearance and a big 40 mm dial. This watch comes with a brown bezel and is equipped with a date window at 3 o’clock. The famous Rolex timepiece is available in the grey market for around $40,000.

  • Price from – $40,000
  • Water resistance – 100 meters 
  • Diameter – 40 mm
  • Release date – 1957

2. Rolex GMT Master Ref 16758

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Rolex GMT Master Ref 16758

In his early career, he was a fan of Rolex GMT models. In the 80s, he was seen wearing the Rolex GMT Master with a black bezel and dial. This model is pretty much the same as the previous model mentioned above. This timepiece is also available in the secondary market for around $40,000.

  • Price from – $40,000
  • Water resistance – 100 meters 
  • Diameter – 40 mm
  • Release date – 1957

3. Seiko Solar Diver Ref H558-5009

Arnold has not only been spotted wearing amazing and premium watches off-screen, but he also loves to show his watch collection on screen. This watch was spotted on his wrist in the movie Predator, released in 1987. The movie was a big hit with a unique storyline where the aliens in South America are hunting a team of commandos. Arnold played the role of Major AI “Dutch” who leads the commandos team.

 However, coming to the watch’s features, it is one of the first dive watches that came with a digital alarm chronograph and an analogue display. It is also an extremely durable watch that was tested by Seiko engineers at -40 degree Celsius and up to +60 degree Celsius. The watch had a big exposure in the movie and got the nickname “Arnie”. The watch was later re-released with new updates in 2019 and was named Seiko Solar Diver “Arnie” Ref SNJ025. The retail price of the watch on the official website of the brand is around $525 but it is available in the secondary market for around $375.

  • Price from – $375
  • Water resistance – 200 meters 
  • Diameter –  47.8mm
  • Release date – unknown 

4. Pre-Vendome Panerai 5218/203A

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Pre-Vendome Panerai 5218/203A

It is the first Panerai watch with a big dial that he was spotted wearing in his 1996 film Eraser. The watch was originally produced after the brand got its rebirth in 1993 and also before the acquisition of the brand by the Vendome group in 1997. However, the particular model that Arnold was spotted wearing was gifted by his good friend Sylvester Stallone. Contextually mentionable that Sylvester Stallone is a big fan of the brand and he also helped the brand to get a bigger exposure in the global market by wearing it in his 1996 film Daylight. This watch is available in the grey market for around $45,000.

  • Price from – $45,000
  • Water resistance – 300 meters 
  • Diameter –  44mm
  • Release date – 1993

5. Panerai Big Egziano Ref 341

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Panerai Big Egziano Ref 341

After using the watch for the first time, he indeed fell in love with the brand, and he is still often spotted wearing this brand on his wrist. The latest one in his watch collection is the Panerai Big Egziano Ref 341. The original version of this amazing watch was first commissioned in 1950 by the Egyptian Navy. The watch is an example of amazing craftsmanship. Later, the brand re-introduced the model with a limited edition of 300 watches. With a big 60mm dial, this wrist piece amazingly complements the personality of the Terminator. This model is available on the grey market for around $30,000.

  • Price from – $30,000.
  • Water resistance – 100 meters 
  • Diameter –  60mm
  • Release date – Unknown 

6. Jacob and Co. Napoleon Quadra Tourbillon

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Jacob and Co. Napoleon Quadra Tourbillon

Jacob and Co. is another brand that we know is one of his favourites. He has been spotted wearing a watch from the avant-garde watchmaker a few times. This particular model is Jacob and Co. Napoleon Quadra Tourbillon in 18k rose gold which he was spotted wearing in 2020. The watch features a 55 mm big dial along with 4 time zones with 4 tourbillons. This is a limited edition watch that only was limited to 18 pieces and has a retail price of a whopping $600,000. It is one of the most expensive timepieces in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s watch collection.

  • Price from – $600,000.
  • Water resistance – 30 meters 
  • Diameter –  55mm
  • Release date – 2020

7. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Legacy Chronograph Ref 263781O.OO.A001KE

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Legacy Chronograph Ref 263781O.OO.A001KE

Arnold has assisted a few well-known Swiss brands in designing their premium watches, and Audemars Piguet is one of them. Arnold, with Audemars Piguet, has co-created the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Legacy Chronograph Ref 263781O.OO.A001KE in 2011. It was a limited edition watch with only 1500 pieces available on the market. The retail price of the watch is something around $45,000. However, you will not find the actual one in the secondary market now, but you can find the Royal Oak or Royal Oak offshore model for something between $30,000 to $40,000. The watch comes with a 48 mm large dial which is quite captivating.

  • Price from – $45,000.
  • Water resistance – 100 meters 
  • Diameter –  48mm
  • Release date – NA

8. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph “Arnold’s All Stars” Ref 26159OR.OO.A801CR.01

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph "Arnold's All Stars" Ref 26159OR.OO.A801CR.01

It is another watch that was co-created by Arnold and Audemars Piguet. The watch was released in 2007 and was limited to just 350 pieces only. The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph “Arnold’s All Stars” was embossed with “Arnold’s All Stars” on the case back and featured a 48 mm large case. Powered by a self-winding Chronograph, this timepiece has an amazing appearance. There was also another rarer variation of the watch that was made with the Seal of California embossed on the case back. That rare variation only had 19 pieces in the market. However, the watch’s price at the time of its release was $85,000.

  • Price from – $85,000.
  • Water resistance – 100 meters 
  • Diameter –  48mm
  • Release date – unknown 

9. Laco Friedrichshafen

Many celebrities have a soft corner for pilot watches, but unlike most celebrities, Arnold owns the rarest brand. The one we will talk about now is the Laco Friedrichshafen with a 45 mm big dial. The timepiece runs on a modified Sellita SW200 movement. Laco is a German watchmaking brand that has been in the market since 1925. However, the watches of this brand are comparatively more affordable than pilot watches of other brands. This particular model has a retail price of $1,350. 

  • Price from – $1,350
  • Water resistance – 100 meters 
  • Diameter – 45mm
  • Release date – unknown 

10. Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronof Type 20

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Zenith Pilot Montre d'Aeronof Type 20

 It is another pilot watch that Arnold Schwarzenegger has in his watch collection. It is a rare piece that he got in 2012. The Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronof Type 20 features a titanium case that has a diameter of 57.5 mm. It is another limited edition watch with only 250 available pieces.

  • Price from – $7900
  • Water resistance – 100 meters 
  • Diameter – 57.5mm
  • Release date – 2012

11. U-Boat U-1942

Arnold has been spotted wearing a U-Boat watch several times while making public appearances. However, the specific model that he has is nothing ordinary as this 64.4 mm watch was specially designed and built using some well-thought specifications. It was produced by the Italian Marina Militare in 1940. The watch has a retail price of $40,000, making it one of this brand’s most expensive watches. It is also a limited edition watch with only 250 pieces.

  • Price from – $40,000
  • Water resistance – 400 meters
  • Diameter –  64.4mm
  • Release date – 1942

12. Bell and Ross BR 01-92

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing  Bell and Ross BR 01-92

It is the final watch of his collection that we will discuss in this article. Arnold was spotted wearing the Bell and Ross BR 01-92 in his 2012 film The Expendables 2, where he acted alongside his old friend Sylvester Stallone. It is a basic pilot watch with a unique square case which makes it different from all the watches in his collection. The watch has a case diameter of 46 mm, which, indeed, suits the preferences of Arnold. The watch is available on the grey market for around $2,200.

  • Price from – $2,200
  • Water resistance – 300 meters
  • Diameter –  46mm
  • Release date – 1993

What Watches Arnold Schwarzenegger Own? 

From the above discussion about the watches Arnold Schwarzenegger has in his collection, we can say that he loves to go for the most unique and rare pieces. We have covered the watch collection of other celebrities as well, including Mark Wahlberg, Ed Sheeran, and Chris Hemsworth, but his collection is completely different. He always opted for brands that are not easily available in the market and also are not owned by other celebrities. This preference is completely aligned with his personality. His watch collection is quite expensive and worth more than $ 1 million. His watch collection includes Rolex GMT Master, Seiko Solar Diver, Panerai Big Egziano, Jacob and Co. Napoleon Quadra Tourbillon, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Legacy Chronograph, Laco Friedrichshafen, Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronof Type 20 and other amazing watches that represent his choice.

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Here we have mentioned most of the Arnold Schwarzenegger’s watch collection. We hope that you have loved the article and are also amazed by the choice Arnold has in watches.

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