The big comeback of the brand’s first round watch. Now with all the latest RM-tech on board.
A trademark tonneau shape of Richard Mille watches was replaced by a round form that reinterpreted the collection’s first ultra-thin round watch: the RM 033, introduced in 2011. RM 33-02 for the first time exhibits a Сarbon TPT bezel and caseback alongside a satin-finished red gold 41,7mm caseband. The Сarbon TPT is a material with a unique finish obtained by layering hundreds of carbon fibre sheets using an automated process that changes the orientation of the weft between layers. All the fine finishings are clearly visible from the both sides of the watch. The wet sandblasted and Titalyt-treated dark baseplate seems a perfect background for the rose gold hands and oversized numerals on two rigid titanium rails fixed between the flange and the movement.
The Richard Mille RM 33-02 is powered by the skeletonized RMXP1 automatic calibre with the mainplate and bridges made of titanium. Regulated by a variable-inertia balance oscillating at 3 Hz, this movement is wound by an off-centre platinum micro-rotor and has a power reserve of 45 hours. The RM 33-02 Automatic is available as a limited edition of 140, the price is $145’000.
Dec. 25, 2019