Richard Mille



Materials in Watchmaking - From Traditional to Exotic
For 2007, Richard Mille has focused its attention on strength rather than weight. The RM012 tourbillon has been crafted in an aluminum, magnesium and silicon alloy characterized by supreme corrosion-resistance and great ability to absorb vibrations. read more


RM 025 Tourbillon Chronograph Diver's Watch
The remarkable diver's watch distinguishes from other Richard Mille timepieces not only due to its exterior appearance but also its ability to withstand the harshest conditions of the deep sea. The RM 025 does not feature the signature tonneau shape of other Richard Mille watches. read more


Bubba Watson Wears Richard Mille RM 038 Tourbillon Watch
The Richard Mille family of ambassadors welcomes American golfer Bubba Watson. The choice of the celebrity golfer is the new Richard Mille Tourbillion RM 038.

The 32-year old golfer is famous as one of the best players of his generation.

Bubba Watson is one of the few left-handed players in the world of golf and Richard Mille has developed a tourbillon watch specially for the golfer. Bubba Watson will test the RM038 watch in real conditions of the game. The timepiece is characterized by three major words: lightness, supreme shock-resistance and comfort of wearing.
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Richard Mille and Rafael Nadal Present RM 027 Tourbillon Watch
The prominent watchmaker Richard Mille has recently sealed its partnership with Rafael Nadal. The company has also unveiled its RM 027 Tourbillon watch to be sported on the wrist of this professional tennis player in the course of his matches.

With a total weight of less than 20 g, the new Richard Mille watch is one of the lightest models ever created. Always in quest of excellence, the esteemed specialists of Richard Mille have eloquently proved that extreme weight reduction does not undermine a watch’s technical performance and accuracy.

A collaborative project between Richard Mille and Rafael Nadal, the novel RM 027 watch has been tested in real conditions of the tennis world. During this very experiment, the RM 027 Tourbillon watch, worn by the famous player, has proved to be superbly durable. read more


Richard Mille Unveils RM011 DLC Titanium America's White Limited Edition watch
The world-famous watchmaker Richard Mille has recently unveiled its novel RM011 DLC Titanium "America’s White" Limited Edition watch, devoted to the Winter Olympics in North America.

The world premiere of the breathtaking watch will coincide in time with the lighting of the Olympic torch in Vancouver, which is scheduled for this February.

Issued as a limited series of 30 items, the Richard Mille watch will be commercialized solely and exclusively at the brand’s authorized retailers in North and South America.

The watch inner bezel, sub-dials and number markers are all accented by subtle touches of white, which, teamed with the brushed black DLC case, produce an impressive contrast effect. It is black titanium DLC treatment applied on the case that adds a “night” touch to the watch. read more


Richard Mille RM 026 Tourbillon Watch - Powers of Nature and Fine Watchmaking
In 2011, the Richard Mille collection welcomes a new tourbillon watch – the RM 026, a unique union of sophisticated watchmaking and high quality jewelry.

The Richard Mille RM 026 Tourbillon watch is adorned with two precious creatures responsible for holding the tourbillon movement in place. These creatures are a ruby and diamond paved snake in 18k white gold and an emerald and diamond paved snake, also in 18k white gold, with a red coral tongue.

The timepiece has been created in a range of variations, including the ones encrusted with precious stones or semi-precious stones or engraved stones or with enameled bodies. The scales of the two majestic jewelry creations have been pieces engraved by hand.
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Richard Mille RM 018 'Hommage a Boucheron'
To commemorate Boucheron's founding in 1858, the celebrated jeweller of the Place Vendome and Richard Mille have united their talents to create a one-of-a-kind timepiece.Richard Mille, famous for his pioneering spirit, has managed to reinvent watchmaking with the use of innovative materials and technologies to come up with 21st-century horology. read more


Richard Mille RM 035 Watch for Rafael Nadal
In 2010, Richard Mille’s ambassador Rafael Nadal won three masters tournaments - Roland Garros, Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows. The tennis star was wearing RM 027 Tourbillon on his wrist. Now, the brand has developed another timepiece for the champion - the RM 035.

The timepiece is animated by a complicated movement that weighs just 4,3 grams - the caliber RMUL1. The manual winding, skeletonized movement has become the first manual winding movement of the brand that received the Chronofiable certification.

The Chronofiable test exposes watches to accelerated ageing testing that lasts 21 days and equals to 6 months of effective wearing. The tests include checking the movement functions, an additional rate, the amplitude test fulfilled at two temperature levels -0°C and 50°C, as well as checking the power reserve and the winding velocity. The tests also imply comprehensive linear and angular accelerations and about 20,000 shocks.
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Richard Mille RM 010 Chronopassion - Magical Dimension
Richard Mille and Laurent Picciotto, owner of Chronopassion, share passionate love for outstanding watches. This year, the Richard Mille collection has been joined by a new timepiece - the RM 010 Chronopassion Limited Edition. The Richard Mille watch celebrates the close friendship and business cooperation between the two personalities.

The RM 010 Chronopassion Limited Edition watch follows the steps of the original RM 010 and one of the few highly exclusive limited edition timepieces inspired by Richard Mille’s collaboration.

The timepiece will be available in a limited number of 50 pieces.
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Richard Mille Pendulum Clock to Mark Quebec's 400th Anniversary
Richard Mille has created a unique equation of time pendulum clock to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Quebec's foundation. The clock, being over three-meter high, reflects the contemporary spirit of all Richard Mille timekeeping creations. It draws attention to the structural beauty of fine mechanics.

Richard Mille's astronomic clock displays a range of complicated features. The list includes the following: a second time zone, a perpetual calendar, a constant force winding system, and an equation of time indicating the difference between mean solar time and civil time.

The Republic and Canton of Jura commissioned Richard Mille to create a one-of-a-kind clock for Quebec, to represent a token of friendship and pay tribute to a shared French-speaking culture.

The clock was unveiled at an official presentation ceremony held at the Francophone Summit in Quebec on October 18 - 19. Everyone interested may see the remarkable creation on permanent display at Montreal's Bibliotheque Gabrielle Roy.

Richard Mille has already participated in a number of other horological projects. In 2007, Richard Mille unveiled a unique Planetarium Tellurium developed in cooperation with renowned watchmakers Robert Greubel and Steven Forsey.

The sophisticated timekeeping creation functionally depicted a partial solar system, featuring a rotating earth orbiting the sun, a rotating moon orbiting the earth, moon-phases, and an equation of time complication.
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Richard Mille RM 017 Tourbillon Extra Flat Watch - Perfect in Every Detail
Richard Mille holds a big surprise for its fans – it has created a remarkably flat watch - the RM 017 Tourbillon. The extra flat rectangular case of the novelty demonstrates modern elegant lines and accommodates a manual-winding movement.

The sophisticated Richard Mille watch has united the technical advancement of the brand’s tourbillion movement with an ultra modern design. The case of the watch is 8.7mm thick.

The Richard Mille watchmakers paid meticulous attention to each part of the timepiece to make it correspond to the brand’s requirements in terms of rigidity, reliability and precision.
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Richard Mille RM 011 Le Mans Classic
The Le Mans Classic, to be held on the 11, 12, 13 July 2008, will take place again on the historic track of the Le Mans 24 Hours, where some of the greatest drivers and cars have created motor racing history. This year, Richard Mille is acting again as the main sponsor and the official timekeeper of the event.

The company has created a special edition RM 011 Flyback Chronograph to pay tribute to the Le Mans Classic event. The watch features a green carbon fiber flange around the edge of the dial and the trademark white and green checkered Le Mans Classic logo at 12 o'clock.

The skeletonized RM 011 Le Mans Classic is equipped with an automatic movement with adjustable rotor geometry. The watch has a flyback chronograph in hours, minutes and seconds, 60-minute countdown timer, 12 hour totalizer, oversized date and month.

The RM 011 flyback chronograph Le Mans Classic is available in a limited edition of
150 pieces in titanium and 50 pieces in a combination of 18-K red gold and titanium.
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Richard Mille Creates RM 011 Titanium Brown Watch
Richard Mille has created new limited edition watch intended specially at the Americas - the RM 011 Titanium Brown. The timepiece stands out from the crowd due to its brown case, the first one in the Richard Mille collection.

The titanium case of the new watch has been provided with a PVD treatment, having acquired a rich metallic brown shade. It is accentuated by bright orange featured on the inner bezel, crown, indicators and strap. It is 50-meter water-resistant.

The new RM 011 Titanium Brown is animated by a skeletonized automatic-winding movement that offers the flyback chronograph functions. The movement, with adjustable rotor geometry, also powers the annual calendar and oversize date and month. It gives an advantage of a 55-hour power reserve.
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Wearing Future on Our Wrists
The Richard Mille RM009 watch has been created while using alusic that represents an aluminum-silicon carbide alloy. The innovative material is extremely light and hard-wearing. read more


Richard Mille Presents New RM 011 DLC Titanium Orange
The Richard Mille RM 011 special edition watches, destined exclusively at customers in North and South America and unveiled in 2009, have enjoyed remarkable success. Now the brand is pleased to present its RM 011 DLC Titanium Orange watch – the first limited edition 2010 timepiece for the hemisphere.

The debut of the new Richard Mille watch coincides in time with the start of an important world class sporting event - the 2010 World Cup. In June, eight national teams coming from North and South America will join the list of 32 best soccer teams coming from all over the world to compete in the championship.

The RM 011 DLC Titanium Orange watch provides the flyback chronograph functions - a really useful feature for professional sportsmen and sports fans. The timepiece is 50-meter water-resistant.
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Richard Mille Creates RM 022 Tourbillon Aerodyne Dual Time Zone Watch
In 2009, Richard Mille has proudly introduced the RM 021 “Aerodyne” watch that caused a real sensation in the world of watchmaking as it was built from exemplary modern materials unique to the field of horology.

Based on the model’s tremendous success, Richard Mille has created a new timepiece - the RM 022 Tourbillon “Aerodyne” Dual Time zone watch. The new RM 022 Tourbillon represents the first timepiece to unite a dual time zone with an external structure crafted in titanium, along with orthorhombic titanium aluminides and carbon nanofibres.

The dual time zone indicator of the watch boasts an extremely complex nature from the technical point of view. Yet, it is very user-friendly.  read more


RM 019 Tourbillon - Best Ladies Watch
The RM 019 Tourbillon watch created by Richard Mille was awarded the title of the Best Ladies Watch at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve, Asia Edition 2009.

The event took place in Singapore this September. The visitors of the Grand Prix de l'Horlogerie de Geneve, Asia Edition were given a chance to enjoy the exclusive luxury watches, introduced in 2009.

Some of the timepieces especially impressed the jury, including collectors and specialized journalists. The Richard Mille RM 019 Tourbillon watch came out the first in the category Best Ladies Watch. read more


Richard Mille RM 028 - New Temptation for Divers
Richard Mille is pleased to introduce a new automatic watch for divers- the RM 028. Based on the highly successful RM 025 tourbillion chronograph, the brand’s first diver’s watch, the new watch has inherited its forerunner's powerfully-designed round case that is now smaller in diameter and measures 47 mm.

The RM 028, reflecting Richard Mille technical know-how, demonstrates all the exceptional features characterizing the timepieces of the brand.

The diver’s watch, corresponding to diver’s watch ISO norms 6425, guarantees 300-meter water-resistance. The remarkable water-resistance is guaranteed with help of a three-part case construction and torque screws. The watch has the lugs fully integrated into the case system.

The unidirectional bezel of the RM 028 watch is built from three sections assembled with 22 torque screws to prevent its accidental dislodging from the case. The case of the timepiece is sculptured in titanium and is coupled with a rubber bracelet. read more


Richard Mille Establishes New Flagship Boutique in Beijing
The famous watchmaker Richard Mille has inaugurated its new flagship boutique in Beijing. This impressive store sprawls out to cover 260 square meters of space in the 5-star Legendale Hotel, located on Jin Bao Street. This area is considered to be a symbol of European elegance and luxury, placed in the center of China’s capital.

Due to this magnificent flagship store’s advantageous location, Sparkle Roll Group Limited, the exclusive dealer of Richard Mille in China, avoided expenses in the course of its creation. 45 million HK dollars was invested in establishing this boutique: it implied providing raw materials, watch displays and more. All the equipment, necessary for fitting the store, was delivered from Paris.

The hotel facade reminds that of the 17th century architecture of Southern Europe. On the contrary, the Richard Mille’s interior looks extremely up-to-date with the black color, dominating in the design of the store. In fact, the bold combination of the old and the new is a true incarnation of the brand’s spirit.

Many objects in the boutique’s interior borrowed the elements from the original design of the timepiece. Thus, arches dressed in black leather prevail in the main seating area; the watch displays are tonneau-shaped; the 3-dimensional etched glass windows make a signature throughout all Richard Mille boutiques.

The amazing blend of dark ebony, black leather and engraved glass contributes to the special charm of the Richard Mille collections.

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Richard Mille Introduces RM10 Titanium Black Skeleton
The horological company Richard Mille has earned its fame by manufacturing high-end, luxury sports timepieces, inspired by F1 competitions. Thus, the novel RM10 Titanium Black Skeleton watch, representing a combination of sporty style and the most recent accomplishments in the watch-making industry, reflects the traditional character of Richard Mille’s watches.

The RM10 watch is animated by the self-winding in-house made movement. It was manufactured and assembled at the famous AP Renaud and Papi factory, located in Le Locle.

The components of the transparent movement feature PVD-treatment, which considerably contributes to the watch visual attraction. The case exterior demonstrates a sporty high-tech black Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coating. Alluring in its appearance, this treatment also ensures avoiding the risk of scratching.

Manufactured from hand-ground grade 2 titanium, the bottom plate, balance cock and bridges are wet sandblasted and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) coated in order to create a perfect black finish, which enhances the beauty of this sportive watch.

The usage of high grade 2 titanium and PVD-treatment also provides the movement with a necessary level of durability and a surface flatness, which are vital for the impeccable functionality of the gear train.

The DLC and PVD treatments, employed in the manufacture of both the case and the movement, are an eloquent demonstration of the technology being applied for creating an attractive form and contributing to peerless performance.

The RM005-S Calibre movement features a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour. The watch case measures the dimensions of 48 mm x 39.30 mm x 13.84 mm.

The watch case is assembled with a 1.20 mm sapphire crystal, exposing an anti-reflective coating on both sides.

The timekeeper provides a 55-hour power reserve. Its water-resistance is down to 100 meters.

Fitting this model is a black rubber strap.
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