Richard Mille. A fine and rare 18ct white gold automatic calendar wristwatchRM005, No.035, Sold September 2004

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Lot 142
Richard Mille. A fine and rare 18ct white gold automatic calendar wristwatchRM005, No.035, Sold September 2004

Sold for £ 11,760 (US$ 16,161) inc. premium
Richard Mille. A fine and rare 18ct white gold automatic calendar wristwatch
RM005, No.035, Sold September 2004
31-jewel automatic movement with 55 hour power reserve and set on chassis mounting rubbers and fixed by 4 titanium screws, the transparent dial with white Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions with 5 minute luminous dot markers, date aperture at 7, with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, the heavy white gold case with brushed finish bezel held by 8 special milled titanium screws and reinforced case band, transparent case back held by 4 titanium screws, rubber coated winding crown with co-axial pushbutton, fitted leather strap linked to the case by a Ryton insert and double deployant clasp held by four titanium screws, together with factory fitted Richard Mille box, special screwdriver, and papers 36mm x 43mm.

Footnotes

  • Richard Mille had a long and successful career in the watch industry and in 2001 launched his own special watches. His timepieces break new ground, often taking inspiration from Formula One's race cars, materials and production processes. He uses materials like ceramic and titanium or chronifer, an anti-magnetic alloy. His watches are available in titanium, white gold and rose gold.
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