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Nov 4

Richard Mille RM 011 Le Mans

        Born at the beginning of a new millennium, Richard Mille is a youthful watch-making brand that experienced a spectacular development during the past years, and became associated with watch-making ultimate technological advancements and highly contemporary looks.

        The brand acquired international notoriety through creating high-performance timepieces which embody the guiding principles of 21st century watch-making industry, but, at the same time, its horological creation testify about a profound connection between the skilled watchmaker and the adrenalin-inflicting world of the Formula 1, as well as the aerospace industry, the main sources of inspiration for Richard Mille.

        In order to celebrate a privileged partnership, as official timekeeper and main sponsor, of one of the most prestigious Formula 1 events, the 2008 Le Mans Classic, Richard Mille created a highly sophisticated chronograph the Richard Mille RM 011 Le Mans Classic Chronograph.

        A wonderful tribute to the F1 competition, the chronograph features a sporty robust case manufactured either from titanium or a more precious combination of 18 karat rose gold and titanium, and it was fitted with race-inspired dial theme which reunites the official colors of 2008 Le Mans Classic in its dark green carbon fiber flange, and the checkered logo of the competition positioned at 12 o’clock. An astound eye can rejoice watching the delicate dance of the underlying movement through small translucent dial-sections.

        This fascinating timepiece is animated by a self-winding movement which ensures 12-hours, and 60-minutes chronograph functions, date-display and a unique fly-back function, especially designed for the sports timing enthusiasts, which enables the watch’s owner to rapidly track successive temporal sequences.

        This amazing timepiece defined by a sporty powerful appeal will be available in a limited edition of 200 commemorative timepieces of which, 150 made of titanium and only 50 manufactured from rose gold.

        Surely a coveted collectable item, Richard Mille RM 011 Le Mans Classic Chronograph will surely bring a plus of charisma to any gentleman’s wrist making a clear statement about his passion for automotive and motor sports, all for an approximate price tag of $95,000.00

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