A Very Fine and Rare Limited Edition Quartz TPT Tonneau-Shaped Skeletonised Tourbillon Wristwatch with Power Reserve, Torque Indication and Honeycomed Orthorhombic Titanium Aluminde Baseplate
Movement: Manual, cal. RM022, 28 jewels, signed Dial: Skeletonised dial with blue numerals, blue inner flange, luminescent hands and dot indexes, one-minute carriage at 6, power reserve indicator between 11 and 12, torque indicator bewteen 1 and 2, signed Case: Quartz TPT tonneau-shaped case, case back secured by 8 titanium screws, push button in the crown to select W (winding), N (neutral) and H (hands) functions, sapphire crystal display back, signed Strap / Buckle: Original blue rubber strap with titanium Richard Mille folding clasp Measurement 40 × 50 mm With Richard Mille Certificate of Orgin and presentation box
In 2010, when luxury watch watchmaker Richard Miller first launched the RM 022, they also introduced a new material in watch making - orthorhombic titanium aluminide with a carbon nano-fiber core and makes a bold move in the watchmaking industry. The aerospace science and technology material was developed by NASA applies as core material for supersonic aircraft wings. By 2018, Richard Miller has launched three Aerodyne Dual Time Zone watches for the RM 022 series in red, white and blue colors. Each color is limited to only 10 pieces and is absolutely a precious and fantastic piece of work.
The lot model RM 022-1, combines the most innovative Quartz TPT (Thin Ply Technology) carbon, a material which is lightweight and flexible, and is usually used for the sails of racing yachts, aeronautics, golf tournaments and Formula 1 racing. The technology developed by Richard Mille, consisting of layers of carbon filament creating a flexible case which is highly durable. In addition, the RM 022-1 has at least a 70 hour power reserve, with its dual time zone technology being further enhanced. The tourbillion movement at the center is so eye-catching, the watch also comes with a torque and function indicator which is rare and highly exclusive.