On the occasion of the successful cooperation with the tennis player Rafael Still the Swiss manufacturer Richard launches Mille of Richard Mille RM 27-01 a further development of the first timepiece for the athletes. Not only the weight of the time messes, but also the Tourbillon function is new. The result is a watch that attention away from the tennis courts.
The RM is 27-01 on the scale grade once 19 grams. This weight is achieved through the use of modern materials and an elaborate Skeletonize, which does not stop even before the dial. The typical shape of the housing and the eight distinctive screws which connect the casing consisting of polymer and carbon with the bezel. A classic dial is completely omitted by the factory. Instead, comes a fine transparent deposit used the yellow indexes and a minute ring are engraved. The fine hour markers recall on tennis balls and the name Godfather of timepiece: Rafael Still. Also the delicate hands are partially skeletonized.
With only 3.5 grams also the movement is extremely easy Mille RM of Richard 27-01. The caliber of RM27-01 is elaborately made of titanium and the special Little. This material has been since extended catchment in aerospace, used also in professional motor sports. But also the fixing of the movement is exceptional. Instead of screws it is attached with four fine steel cables. The Tourbillon of the Richard Mille RM 27-01 watch is located at the six o’clock position and is particularly filigree with a width of only 12.3 mm. The movement has a power reserve of 45 hours and is refined in extensive manual work. The Richard Mille RM 27-01 Rafael Still is to only 50 pieces limited worldwide and is delivered with a sporty Velcro strap.