Watch & Jewelry Auction to Benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
LOT 43
RICHARD MILLE RM016 Richard Mille, "RM 016 AJ/RG" No. 1584. Made in 2010. Very fine and unusual, slim, rectangular and curved, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K rose gold wristwatch with date and 18K rose gold and titanium Richard Mille sprung double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, Warranty Certificate, technical specifications and travel pouch.
C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, bezel with 8 special milled grade 5 titanium screws, reinforced case band, transparent case back with 4 special milled titanium screws, 2 curved and anti-reflective sapphire crystals, polished and brushed cylindrical titanium winding crown with conical rose gold tip. D. Transparent sapphire crystal with painted white Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions with 5-minute luminous dot markers, highlight for the date indicator within 7 numeral. Rose gold polished hands with luminous tips. M. Cal. RM AS-7, semi-skeletonized, titanium with black PVD coating, double barrel system, 32 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Glucydur balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, unidirectional central titanium rotor with 6-positional adjustable geometry tungsten/cobalt-alloy segments. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 38 x 49.8 mm. Thickness 8.25 mm. DOnATED by RICHARD MILLE
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Richard Mille's thirst for distinction is apparent in the Extra Flat RM 016 design which uniquely allows the rewinding of the mainspring to be adapted most effectively to the user's activity level, whether in sporting or non-sporting environments. The watch case represents the introduction of a new and distinctive shape into the Richard Mille watch collection. It is a counterpoint to the collection's current themes of motor sport and sailing, reflected in its discreet lines that are the slimmest in the collection, yet with the same wrist-fitting curvature and taper as the rest of the ensemble. It represents a further transformation of the tonneau shape suitable for all occasions. Some of its main features, which are also major technical innovations, are the skeletonized automatic winding movement with hours, minutes and date, and adjustable rotor geometry..
Watch & Jewelry Auction to Benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
20-10-2010
Sold:
35,000 USD