SIHH 2015 was a women year for Richard Mille . The brand presented quite possibly the most noteworthy looks for ladies at any point seen, the Richard Mille RM 19-02 Tourbillon Fleur with a flying tourbillon covered up in a blossom – and that appears every 5 minutes. Notwithstanding, in the horde of blossoms, jewels and graceful emotions, there was one more curiosity at the SIHH that is more our material here, another restricted version of Yohan Blakes’ watch, the full black release of the Richard Mille RM 61-01, a.k.a. ‘Baby Blake‘.
Richard Mille is a genuine honorable man with its represetatives. He’s giving them looks as well as he basically makes watches in restricted versions for and with them. On the off chance that some are just highlighting some plan pieces of information, as the Richard Mille RM 57-01 Tourbillon Phoenix and Dragon made for Jackie Chan, the majority of these uncommon watches are made with a novel reason for existing, being the most ideal partner of the envoys. Investigate some of them:
- The RM 36-01 with mechanical G-power sensor made for Sebastien Loeb, a rallye driver
- The RM 11-01 Roberto Mancini (a football supervisor) that comes with a particular showcase to time football games
- The RM 055 made for Bubba Watson (a golf champion) with its movement protected against stuns and ready to oppose to the most grounded drives
- The RM 11-01 NTPT Lotus F1 made in amazingly light and safe carbon fiber, to be worn during Formula 1 races
Among every one of these ministers, there is another, a Jamaican runner. Actually no, not Usain Bolt but rather his compatriot and furthermore quick sprinter Yohan Blake. In 2013, Richard Mille previously presented a dazzling at this point absolutely insane watch committed to him. It was a super-lightweight tourbillon with a clear green carbon nanotubes case nicknamed RM 59-01 . Notwithstanding, this 50-piece restricted release had two fundamental defaults. In the first place, the tones, regardless of whether picked by Yohan Blake and portraying the Jamaican banner, were not the most circumspect accessible (a green case and a yellow dial). At that point, the cost was very high at 562.500 Euros – not a customary group watch. Back in 2014, Richard Mille presented a more sensible Yohan Blake version, the ‘Baby Blake‘ RM 61-01 with a black case, a green internal bezel, a yellow upper rib in anodized aluminum and 2 yellow and green scaffolds over the movement.
For the SIHH 2015, RM decided to go for something more ordinary and simpler to coordinate, a full black version of the Richard Mille RM 61-01 Yohan Blake. The RM 61-01, much the same as the RM 59-01 Tourbillon, highlights a hilter kilter case, intended to be streamlined on the wrist. The left half of the watch is lower and more slender to permit a better
Inside the Richard Mille RM 61-01 Yohan Blake Limited Edition ticks the type RMUL2 – this equivalent development is utilized in the RM 055 Bubba Waston . It is a fully skeletonized physically wound motor that brags 55h hours power hold on account of a twofold barrel instrument that assists with improving force steadiness by diminishing pressing factor and grating on the pinion wheels. This movement feels truly light, not to say weak. All the scaffolds are exceptionally flimsy and opened to show each specialized component of the development (which weighs just 4.3 grams). It is held by 4 safeguards that make a connection between the outside structure and the actual development, so it’s secured against (essentially) all vibrations.
The type RMUL2 highlights Richard Mille regular yet magnificent finishing: bridges and baseplate made in evaluation 5 titanium and covered with black PVD, hand cleaned sloped points, straight grained finish on steel parts, wet sanded by hand completing on titanium parts, shined turns, screw spaces and screws angled and cleaned. This seems as though present day and specialized horology, however trust us, it utilizes the conventional haute horlogerie abilities in a cutting edge interpretation.
Once on the wrist, the 50.2mm x 42.7mm is only an issue. Because of the tonneau shape, to the bended caseback and to the adaptable and delicate elastic tie, the Richard Mille RM 61-01 Yohan Blake Limited Edition brings perhaps the best comfort ever felt – like each Richard Mille watches. Richard Mille watches are not just specialized, great and costly, they are likewise absolutely wearable in each condition. They are not articles that ought to be kept in a protected or a grandstand. They are made to be worn as is the RM 61-01 Yohan Blake.
The Richard Mille RM 61-01 Yohan Blake restricted version will be made in 100 pieces, sold solely in Richard Mille official shops. Price: 124.500 Euros.