Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 342

RICHARD MILLE RM005, WHITE GOLD Richard Mille, ?RM 005,? case No. 1078, Ref. RM005 AFWG. Made circa 2007. Very fine and unusual, tonneau-shaped and curved, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with date and 18K white gold Richard Mille buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box.

CHF 16,000 - 20,000

USD 17,000 - 22,000 / EUR 13,000 - 17,000

Sold: CHF 26,250

C. Three-body, solid, matte and polished, bezel with 8 special milled grade 5 titanium screws, reinforced case band, transparent case back with 4 special milled grade 5 titanium screws, curved anti-refl ective sapphire crystals. Titanium and rubber crown. D. Sapphire crystal with painted white racing-style Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, raised black fl ange set with 5-minute luminous dot markers, date highlighted at 7 position. Polished skeleton hands with luminous tips. M. Cal. RM 005-1, titanium, 32 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, weighted titanium rotor with tungsten/cobalt-alloy segments adjustable in 6-positions providing variable geometry. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 37 x 45 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-9



Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original