John Mayer’s Watch Collection

John Mayer and his undying passion for vintage timepieces take everything to the next level. The 7-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter has proven to the world that he is perhaps the most influential celebrity watch collector in the watch industry. Among his notable acquisitions is a Patek Philippe timepiece priced at $300,000. The New York Times estimated that John Mayer’s collection of watches holds a collective value in the tens of millions.

The majority of John Mayer’s watch collection comprises the most sought-after brands in the market, namely Rolex Daytona, Audemars Piguet, and Patek Philippe. In this article, we covered the entire John Mayer watch collection. For any vintage watch enthusiast, this article will serve as a comprehensive resource, offering a consolidated account of John Mayer’s collection that can be found in a single online location.

John Mayer’s Rolex Watch Collection:

It’s no surprise that John Mayer has some of the greatest Rolex watches collection of all time. Well, almost half of his watch collection consists of Rolex watches, 10 of the 21 watches, to be exact. John Mayer possesses an extensive array of Rolex timepieces, encompassing contemporary models crafted from steel and gold, as well as coveted vintage collector’s editions. Here are all his Rolex watches:

1. Rolex Daytona 116500

John Mayer wearing Rolex Daytona 116500

Mayer has a strong love for Rolex, namely the Rolex Daytona. This particular timepiece was initially introduced by Rolex in 1963. Mayer possesses a diverse collection of Daytonas, encompassing vintage models from earlier years and contemporary ones. Among the highly sought-after Rolexes in today’s market is the Rolex Daytona Ref. 116500, known for its rarity. Mayer has been frequently seen sporting this particular watch. While its official retail price stands at $14,550, its value escalates significantly to around $36,000 or even more on the gray market.

He spotted wearing this watch in an interview with Andy Cohen on “Watch What Happens Live”.

2. Rolex Daytona Rainbow 116599 RBOW

John Mayer wearing Rolex Daytona Rainbow 116599 RBOW

The 45-year-old American singer has some of the most unique timepieces in his possession. The white gold Rolex Daytona watch is one of them. The watch is adorned with a bezel embedded with a spectrum of colorful gemstones. While the rose gold variant of this Rolex Daytona model is well-known, it’s worth noting that Rolex once manufactured a white gold rendition as well. This specific timepiece is available at a price of $3,90,500.

3. Custom Bamford Rolex Daytona

John Mayer wearing Custom Bamford Rolex Daytona

Bamford Watch Department is one of the leading figures in the latest market of personalized Rolex watches. Since 2017 LVMH acquired the company, Bamford has been exclusively engaged in customizing LVMH brand watches, focusing on Zenith timepieces. Interestingly, it seems that Mayer has one of the Bamford custom Rolex watches from before the LVMH era. His watch, a steel Rolex Daytona, showcases a glossy PVD treatment along with a charming baby blue dial. Due to the limited availability of Bamford watches in the secondary market, determining their prices can be challenging. As of now, there is only one Bamford Daytona for sale, priced at $40,000.

4. Vintage Gold Rolex Daytona 6263 Paul Newman

John Mayer wearing Vintage Gold Rolex Daytona 6263 Paul Newman

So far in this list, Mayer has been seen wearing various vintage Rolex Daytonas, some of which feature the coveted Paul Newman dials. For those who don’t know, these timepieces are very rare and have a huge demand. You can fetch prices in the millions at auctions. And so, of course, Mayer has to have one. Among Mayer’s collection, one notable piece is his gold Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 with a dial resembling Newman’s iconic style. A similar watch with a “lemon” grené dial was previously sold by Phillips at an auction in 2017 for approximately $4,000,000.

5. Vintage Steel Rolex Daytona 6263 Paul Newman

John Mayer wearing Vintage Steel Rolex Daytona 6263 Paul Newman

Mayer is truly a “Rolex Man”, as he has repeatedly shown his admiration for the esteemed legacy of the Newman Rolex Daytona timepiece. Alongside his gold 6263 variant, he holds a steel Daytona 6263 model, which he adorns with a band strap reminiscent of the one famously worn by Newman himself. Notably, comparable examples of such watches have previously fetched approximately $400,000 at auctions.

6. Yellow Gold Rolex Daytona With Green Dial

John Mayer wearing Yellow Gold Rolex Daytona With Green Dial

John Mayer’s Rolex watch collection is empty without mentioning his exceptional and most important watch on this list. It’s the renowned yellow-gold Rolex Daytona with a captivating green dial, known as the Ref. 116508GRSO. Over the years, this particular Daytona has earned the moniker “John Mayer Daytona” due to his praise for it during an interview with Hodinkee. Following Mayer’s endorsement, the value of the watch escalated and has yet to decrease. Interestingly, he hasn’t seen this timepiece anywhere, so many people have wondered about his watch ownership. It’s so rare that finding one can be very challenging, as it retails for $37,550, and its secondary market value reaches an astonishing $150,000.

7. Rolex GMT-Master II 11570ln

John Mayer wearing Rolex GMT-Master II 11570ln

It’s as if almost any Rolex you can think of, John Mayer is likely to have it in his possession. Notably, Mayer has been observed sporting the Rolex GMT-Master II Ref.116710LN, which has since been discontinued. This timeless steel watch, featuring a black dial and bezel, continues to hold a relatively accessible price point compared to its present-day GMT steel counterparts. You will get this watch in the secondary market, where prices typically start at around $15,000.

8. Rolex GMT-Master II Batman 126710BLNR

John Mayer wearing Rolex GMT-Master II Batman 126710BLNR

John Mayer is a big fan of comic books, especially DC comics. And that’s why his watch collection includes the infamous Rolex Batman collection. John Mayer possesses not only the Ref. 116710LN steel GMT-Master II but also the Rolex GMT-Master II Ref. 126710BLNR, commonly referred to as the “Batman” is the Rolex Batman watch. The nickname originates from the watch’s ceramic bezel, which displays a split design, with one half in black and the other in blue, reminiscent of the colors associated with the DC Comics character. While this particular timepiece has an official retail price of $10,550, it often commands much higher prices ranging from $20,000 to $26,000 when sold on the unauthorized market.

9. Rolex GMT-Master II Yellow Gold 116718LN

John Mayer wearing Rolex GMT-Master II Yellow Gold 116718LN

His love for Rolex watches goes beyond anything, especially with the GMT complications. Apart from his steel artworks, he also has a gold GMT timepiece. Mayer has been seen adorning the Rolex GMT-Master II Ref. 116718LN in yellow gold with a black dial. Notably, this particular model was discontinued by Rolex in 2019, and presently, the company does not offer a yellow gold GMT variant. However, enthusiasts can still find the yellow gold GMT-Master II with a black dial in the market, typically priced at approximately $45,000.

10. Rolex GMT-Master II Pepsi White Gold 116719BLRO

John Mayer wearing Rolex GMT-Master II Pepsi White Gold 116719BLRO

In the John Mayer watch collection, the last Rolex GMT-Master II being showcased is a striking timepiece crafted in white gold. Although the visual appearance of the watch displayed below may resemble a contemporary steel Pepsi model, it is important to note that it is not. Mayer has chosen to don the Rolex GMT-Master II Ref. 116719BLRO, which is made of white gold. It’s worth mentioning that this particular white gold “Pepsi” variant is presently out of production and is available in the retail market at an approximate price of $38,250.

11. Rolex Submariner Ref 116619 White Gold

John Mayer wearing Rolex Submariner Ref 116619 White Gold

It may seem like John Mayer prefers Rolex GMTs over Rolex Submariners. However, his collection still holds some amazing Rolex Submariner collections. Mayer’s Rolex Submariner Ref. 116619, known as the “Smurf” among watch enthusiasts, boasts an appealing blue dial and a distinctive light blue bezel. Crafted from white gold, the Smurf model is presently no longer in production. If you want to buy one from the unofficial market, it would require approximately $50,000.

John Mayer’s Notable Audemars Piguet Watch Collection:

John Mayer’s collection has an extensive array of Audemars Piguets, in addition to his Rolex collection. It is worth mentioning that most of his timepieces revolve around the Royal Oak model. So without further ado, let’s delve into John Mayer’s watch collections of Audemars Piguets.

12. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Jumbo Ultra-Thin Rose Gold 15202

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Jumbo Ultra-Thin Rose Gold 15202

One of his cherished wears is the 15202 model in rose gold with a blue dial. Both the 15202 and the new 16202 offer an ideal size of 39mm, closely resembling the original Royal Oak released in 1972. The market prices for this particular timepiece have skyrocketed due to its prestigious status as a Royal Oak, crafted in gold and featuring a blue dial. These watches are currently available for purchase starting at $190,000.

13. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Offshore Diver 15710ST

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Offshore Diver 15710ST

 Mayer has some of the best Royal Oak collection, encompassing various exquisite timepieces, including the Royal Oak Offshore Diver, which debuted in 2018. The timepiece, specifically known as Ref. 15710ST, a baby blue dial with the same color strap, labeled as “Tropical Turquoise” by AP. Recently, this particular watch has gained significant popularity, making it a highly sought-after item. Acquiring one from the secondary market would require an investment exceeding $50,000.

14. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Ultra Thin Tourbillon

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Ultra Thin Tourbillon

The Rainbow Rolex Daytona watch is not the only one in his collection with a factory diamond bezel. Mayer has been seen flaunting the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ultra Thin Tourbillon in platinum, which comes with a factory diamond bezel (Ref. 26516PT). This exquisite timepiece is presently being traded on the secondary market at a price exceeding $350,000. However, its retail market value is $241,300

15. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Minute Repeater Supersonnerie Titanium

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Minute Repeater Supersonnerie Titanium

If you are a John Mayer fan, you would know how much he loves his Audemars Piguet Royal Oak collection. His latest Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Minute Repeater Supersonnerie titanium is impressive. This timepiece was introduced in 2019 and has since been updated by Audemars Piguet with a new version in September 2021. The model Mayer possesses has a blue dial and is now fetching almost $400,000 on the secondary market.

16. AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK CONCEPT TOURBILLON CHRONOGRAPH 26587 TI

 AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK CONCEPT TOURBILLON CHRONOGRAPH 26587 TI

Last but not least, from his Audemars Piguet Royal Oak collection is the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Tourbillon Chronograph Ref. 26587 TI. He was seen wearing this vintage piece during one of his performances. The Royal Oak line has been pushed to new limits with this watch as evidenced by its distinctive case shape, skeleton dial, and brand identification positioned sideways at 3 o’clock. Despite these design changes, the watch retains the iconic Royal Oak octagonal bezel and screws. Presently, the timepiece is valued at approximately $300,000 USD in the secondary market.

17. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Flying Tourbillon Titanium

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Flying Tourbillon Titanium

The singer has a neck for showcasing his exceptional wristwatches during his concerts. Recently, his fans caught sight of Mayer wearing a 41mm titanium Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon (Ref. 26530TI). This particular timepiece, introduced in 2020, holds the distinction of being AP’s inaugural self-winding tourbillon. Distinguished by its sandblasted grey pattern, the dial of this Royal Oak model stands out from the rest. At its initial release, the retail price for this watch was 133,000 CHF (equivalent to approximately $144,000 USD). However, the demand for these watches has driven up their prices significantly in the secondary market. You will get this watch for between $69,650 to USD $1,288,000 USD, based on its condition. 

18. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Perpetual Calendar White Ceramic

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Perpetual Calendar White Ceramic

In the April 4, 2022 episode of “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen”, John Mayer was acting as a bartender. And if you look carefully you will notice that he had worn a white ceramic Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ref 26579CB. This particular timepiece has a retail price of $135,000 USD, but it is apparently in high demand on the secondary market and sell for around $520,000 USD.

19. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Offshore Music Edition 15601 BC

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Offshore Music Edition 15601 BC

One thing is for sure, his watch collections have always been making waves among the watch lovers. Recently, Mayer took to Instagram to share a snapshot taken during his recent performance in Bristow, Virginia. Where fans noticed the newly released 43mm Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition. This particular timepiece, crafted in white gold and identified as Ref. 15601 BC boasts a captivating blue aventurine dial embellished with gemstones, featuring VU meter lights reminiscent of audio mixers and recording consoles. They are available for purchase at a retail price of $222,000 USD.

20. Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Perpetual Calendar 26615 TI

John Mayer wearing Audemars Piguet Royal OAK Perpetual Calendar 26615 TI

While attending the premiere of “Vengeance” in Los Angeles last year, the paparazzi noticed the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ref. 26615 TI on John’s wrist. The watch features a perpetual calendar complication that showcases a week indicator, day, date, astronomical moon, month, leap year, hours, and minutes within its titanium structure (Excluding seconds). It also features a salmon-coloured dial and is very rare in the market. With only 300 units produced worldwide, it carries a retail price of $85,100 USD and commands a resale value of approximately $2,75,000 online.

John Mayer’s Patek Philippe Watch Collection:

Another fine watch from John Mayer’s collection is the Patek Philippe Collection. Apart from his Rolex watches and Audemars Piguet watches, he had repeatedly shown his love for Patek Philippe watches. So here’s the list of all his Patek Philippe collections.

21. Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time

John Mayer wearing Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time

Just like his other collections, his Patek Philippes are equally impressive, starting with his Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5164A on his wrist. This particular timepiece earns its name, Travel Time, due to its ability to display two time zones simultaneously, indicating both the local and home time (evident by the presence of distinct hour markers on the dial). While the Aquanaut Travel Time is currently available for purchase at a retail price of $39,030, its value on the secondary market exceeds $150,000.

22. Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-014

John Mayer wearing Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-014

Not many celebrities’ watch collections include Patek Philippe Nautilus. The only exception is John Mayer, who proudly showcases his watch. Shortly after the launch of the sought-after green dial Nautilus Ref. 5711/1A-014 by Patek Philippe, Mayer shared a self-portrait flaunting this highly coveted timepiece. Although the original retail price of this watch stood at $34,893 (with all available units quickly assigned to fortunate buyers), it is currently being traded on the secondary market for approximately $600,000.

23. Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 5270G 

John Mayer wearing Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 5270G 

Another impressive Patek Philippes watch that Mayer owns is the remarkable Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Ref. 5270G crafted in elegant white gold. Additionally, his watch features a gold bracelet. This Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar timepiece boasts intricate mechanisms that accurately account for both shorter and longer months, including the leap year adjustment for the 28/29 days in February every four years. If you’re interested in owning a Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 5270G, you can expect to find one on the secondary market with a price tag of around $170,000.

24. Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 3970 EJ

John Mayer wearing Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 3970 EJ

In John Mayer’s watch collection, the last Patek Philippe watch worth highlighting in this list is the Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Ref. 3970 EJ in yellow gold debuted in 1986 and continued to be produced for approximately two decades. While not exorbitantly priced compared to other Patek Philippe perpetual calendars, these discontinued timepieces are now valued at 180,666 USD on eBay.

John Mayer’s Other Notable Watch Collection:

25. IWC Big Pilot 5002

John Mayer wearing IWC Big Pilot 5002

Among his other watch collections, the one watch that he loves big times is the watch from the popular Swiss brand IWC. Mayer owns Big Pilot Ref. 5002. It is said that the Big Pilot was one of Mayer’s initial luxury watch purchases, and he has been seen wearing it during his tours since at least 2002. Renowned as one of the world’s most famous pilot watches, the IWC Big Pilot offers a style worth exploring. Although the Big Pilot 5002 is no longer available, the current version, the IWC Big Pilot Ref. IW501001 can be purchased for $12,900 in the retail market. 

26. Panerai Luminor 1950 PAM00127

John Mayer wearing Panerai Luminor 1950 PAM00127

Apart from his Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Audemars Piguet, he has also been seen wearing the impressive Panerai Luminor 1950 Ref. PAM00127, which features a substantial 47mm size. Despite its contemporary nature, this watch exudes a classic vibe thanks to its exquisite domed crystal. The Panerai Luminor 1950 is currently priced at $13, 999 USD in the retail market.

27. G-Shock Ref. 6900-PT1 

John Mayer wearing G-Shock Ref. 6900-PT1 

Another unique collection among his watches is the G-SHOCK Ref. 6900-PT1. This watch was launched in 2020 with the collection by John Mayer. The watch features a matte dusty blue case. Inspired by a 1980s classic—and John’s very first keyboard G-SHOCK Ref. 6900-PT1 introduces a vibrant color palette that adds a playful touch to the previous collaborations. The “Triple Graph” display, seamlessly integrated into the soft cream dial, is accentuated by including peach, coral, and turquoise shades derived from the PT-1 keyboard. It was John Mayer himself who designed the watch. With the G-Shock Ref. 6900-PT1 By John Mayer, you can enjoy the durability synonymous with G-SHOCK timepieces while embracing a colorway that evokes a sense of youthful creativity and joy. You can buy this watch at a retail price of $180.

From Writer

So far, it’s quite obvious that watches for John Mayer are not mere fashion statements, but they are his proud possessions. John Mayer’s watch collection primarily comprises renowned brands like Rolex watches, Patek Philippe, and Audemars Piguet. However, he has been collecting other famous timepieces in his collection as well. He is not only a watch lover and collector but also a big contributor to the watch industry. John Mayer is a part of the largest watch publication, where he writes different columns and has invested a hefty amount of money. According to CNBC, John Mayer invested a significant portion, specifically 25 percent, of his total wealth into acquiring high-end watches. Well, that’s something only a true watch lover can do. Hope you like this article about John Mayer’s exclusive watch collections. Which one do you want to have in your collection?

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