The idea of Only Watch is to sell special watches to raise assets to help Muscular Dystrophy research. As we’ve seen recently, significant brands concocted unique great watches, much the same as FP Journe or Patek Philippe . There’s really another approach to take an interest in the closeout, by giving a model or the absolute first example of a restricted release. For Only Watch 2015, Richard Mille decided to give a RM 27-02 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal, indistinguishable from the creation piece, with the exception of one little detail: it’s the model that Rafa worn and tried himself during the 2015 tennis season (counting Roland Garros and Wimbledon).
This watch is just about as interesting as different ones (that you can see here ) not as a result of its one-of-a-kind design but since of its renowned family. As we’ve seen as of late, Richard Mille presented an extraordinary restricted release dependent on the organization with tennis player Rafeal Nadal, the RM 27-02 Tourbillon . Just like all of the watches they grew together, Rafael Nadal is really trying and wearing this new watch during his tennis season. For Only Watch 2015, you’ll get the opportunity not to secure one of the 50-piece fabricated yet an extremely uncommon one – the one that you can see on the photograph here and that Rafa will have worn and tried during its whole 2015 season.
The watch’s family aside, the release offered for the sale facilitated by Phillips Watches is a normal piece (as long as such a watch can be called normal). The Richard Mille RM 27-02 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal is the best illustration of the idea driving the brand, watches made to be worn in extraordinary conditions, blending very good quality and super refined materials and specialized arrangements with profoundly complicated and fragile movements.
Indeed, this RM 27-02 highlights a super light case with case back and bezel produced using NTPT carbon melded with TPT Quartz, with different layers of every material is uncovered aimlessly during machining, yielding an exceptional stylish blending white and dark layers. It is additionally the principal watch to come with a unibody (monobloc) skeletonized baseplate, in which the NTPT carbon case band and baseplate are formed into a solitary piece. Combined with titanium extensions and hostile to stun gadgets, this watch can oppose to shocks up to 5000G – implying that even Rafa couldn’t break it during one of its games.
The strength of the Richard Mille RM 27-02 is to combine these extraordinary properties with all the genuine refinements of the assembling, which means a wonderful haute horlogerie development, wrapped up by hand and highlighting a sensitive tourbillon at 6. As should be obvious, the execution is exceptionally present day yet additionally regards the Swiss watchmaking custom with great completing subtleties. The creation piece is evaluated at 777.000 Euros so you can anticipate that this prototype should reach over a million.
This model of a Richard Mille RM 27-02 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal really worn and tried by Rafa is to be sold at the 7 November Only Watch 2015 deal in Geneva, facilitated by Phillips Watches (coordinated by Aurel Bacs) to raise assets for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. More subtleties here .