Watch’ya wearing Rafa?

© The Watch Lounge

This majestic timepiece was first spotted on the courts of Paris this year, on the wrist of the best tennis player in the world, Rafael Nadal. The Richard Mille RM 027 Tourbillon was designed specifically for the Spaniard and it is so unique that there are only 50 pieces produced worldwide.

Below is a list of the features and characteristics that the watch possesses.

1. The watch is worth $525,000.

2. The lightest mechanical watch ever made weighing at a mere 3.83 grams.

3. The movement base plate of the watch is made from Titanium and LITAL ® alloy, a high lithium content alloy containing aluminum, copper, magnesium and zirconium, possessing a density of 2.55.

4. The RM 027 watchcase is composed of a composite containing carbon which provides a tough and resilient enclosure for the tourbillon movement at the centre.


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