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Jul 20

Richard Mille RM 008-V2 Felipe Massa

       One of the most daring watch-making brands in the world, the relatively newcomer in the elitist world of fine watch-making industry, Richard Mille experienced a spectacular development during the past few years, becoming well known, among the enthusiast watch-connoisseurs, for using, both pioneer technological advancements and fresh contemporary design concepts. In a rather short existence, the brand outstood through creating revolutionary wristwatches that embody the very principles of 21st century watch-making industry.

       Richard Mille never ceased to impress watch collectors, with bold new timepieces inspire by the exhilarating universe of Formula 1 competitions and aeronautic industry, the main sources of inspiration of the brand’s designers. However, the brand recently introduced another remarkable wristwatch, the astounding new Richard Mille RM 008-V2 Felipe Massa Watch – dedicated to one of the most famous pilots of the Scuderia Ferrari, the young Brazilian driver, Felipe Massa.

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       A powerfully masculine timepiece, which follows the enormous success of the brand’s iconic RM 005 and RM 011, and the last line to carry the name of the famous pilot, Richard Mille RM 008-V2 Felipe Massa Watch was produced in an exclusive edition of 10 pieces bearing the national colors of the Brazilian flag.

       The watch features the brand’s signature highly masculine barrel-shaped case, measuring 50 mm x 40 mm, and 16.15 mm in thickness; the case demonstrates a sporty brushed finish, which will be available in 18-karat white or red gold. The sophisticated architecture of the case incorporates an exhibition case-back, an oversized crown with red Alcryn collar, and two left-sided chronograph push pieces.

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       The timepiece features a sophisticated layered dial, manufactured from 0.4 mm glare-proof sapphire crystal personalized with white Arabic numeral hour markers, and green hours and minute’s hands, with luminescent inserts. The sporty design of the dial is completed by chronograph counters, ensuring seconds, 12-hour counter, 60-minutes countdown timer, and annual calendar complication.

       At the heart of the highly exclusive watch-line beats a hand-wound mechanical movement, which oscillates at a frequency of 21,600 alternations per hour, conferring the advantage of 72 hours power reserve.

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       An extremely sophisticated timepiece, and a collectable item, the remarkable Richard Mille RM 008-V2 Felipe Massa Watch will surely be a thrill for an enthusiast watch connoisseur, who shares his passion for fast cars with a profound passion for horological innovations, and who can afford to pay surely a sky-high price tag.


 
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