Since its creation in 2001, the Swiss luxury watch brand Richard Mille has come a long way to become a house recognized by lovers of Haute Horlogerie! Richard Mille watches, many of which feature an ergonomic signature tonneau case, cannot go unnoticed.
In 20 years, more than 80 models in ultra-limited quantities have been created, watches for men and women displayed at prices above 100,000 euros. Using innovative materials, the Richard Mille brand made a name for itself with its first tourbillon model RM 001 in 2001 and has continued over the years to stand out thanks to its Nadal, Skull, Saphir, Diamant, Felipe Massa, Kongo, MacLaren or even Pharell Williams.
Today we offer you an overview of some of the most spectacular Richard Mille watches, enjoy your visit to the heart of ultra-luxury watchmaking.
The Richard Mille RM UP-01 Ferrari watch presented in 2022 is a completely extraordinary watch, the thinnest watch in the world at only 1.75 mm thick. An ultra-thin hand-wound watch that is a true horological feat produced by the Richard Mille manufacture! A model in grade 5 titanium in a limited edition of 150 pieces. Sale price: 1,860,000 euros.
Presented in 2012, the Richard Mille Skull RM 052 symbolizes the freedom and non-conformity of the Swiss manufacture. A hand-wound tourbillon watch depicting a skull and crossbones, a human skull, a symbol of life for Latin Americans and more death for Europeans. A model in a limited series of 21 pieces displayed at a price of around 550,000 euros.
Presented in 2014, the RM 56-02 Saphir is the reinterpretation of the RM 56-01 Saphir model launched by Richard Mille in 2011. Offered in just 10 pieces at a unit price of around 2,000,000 euros, this model is marked by the sign of transparency thanks to its barrel case in sapphire and its skeleton movement which, as often with the brand, invites you on a journey to the heart of very Haute Horlogerie.
The Richard Mille Nadal RM27-04 celebrates in 2020 ten years of partnership between the Swiss watch brand and the marjoquin champion, a watch weighing less than 30g available in only 50 copies that Rafael Nadal keeps on his wrist during his matches. The price of the Nadal watch is estimated at nearly 900,000 euros.
It was in 2016 that the Richard Mille Kongo RM 68-01 watch was born. More than a watch, a true work of art produced in close collaboration with the artist Cyril Kongo. This 30-piece limited edition watch is at the crossroads of contemporary art and watchmaking, it took the brand a year of research to set up the process for painting on a five-centimeter watch. Price of the Richard Mille Kongo, nearly 850,000 euros.
Passionate about automobiles, Richard Mille surrounded himself with Felipe Massa and made him the brand's first partner.. The Richard Mille RM 011 watch released in 2007 symbolizes this partnership, a watch designed in collaboration with the former Formula 1 driver. An emblematic Richard Mille watch that has since evolved from its “historic” version.
The Richard Mille Mancini RM 11-04 watch in the name of the Squadra Azzurra coach is an evolution of the RM11-01, a mechanical watch with a specific dial for timing half-time, additional time and extra time. Price of the Richard Mille Mancini RM 11-04, nearly 200,000 euros.
The Richard Mille RM 69 Tourbillon Erotique is a watch presented in 2015 equipped with a mechanism that triggers the rotation of 3 engraved grade 5 titanium rollers " let me; I long to; I need to; I want to; explore; taste; kiss; Arouse; caress; you tonight; your lips; your nipples; you madly“. An erotic watch, a tribute to watchmaking history, which stands out by retaining the innovative codes of the Swiss manufacture. Price Richard Mille Erotic RM 69, nearly 800,000 euros (limited edition of 30 copies).
Fascinated by space, the feeling of intense spirituality and plenitude that results from it, Pharell Williams saw a Richard Mille watch dedicated to him in 2019. ! The Pharell Williams RM 52-05 watch depicts an astronaut's helmet where one can contemplate an imaginary Martian scene engraved, enamelled on high fire and then painted by hand. Price Richard Mille Pharell Williams RM 52-05, nearly 1,000,000 euros (30 copies produced).
It was in 2015 that the Richard Mille Diamond Twister RM 51-02 was born, a Richard Mille watch dedicated to women featuring a spiral, an expression of what is called the "golden ratio" or the " divine proportion”. This diamond watch and tourbillon at 6 o'clock is available in 30 pieces at a price of over 750,000 euros.
American golfer particularly recognized on the circuit, the atypical Bubba Watson has accompanied the Richard Mille brand since 2011, she has also created for him a watch with an unprecedented horological complication, a G-force indicator capable of defining the force generated by the golfer's swing. A limited edition of 50 copies presented at a price of more than 700,000 euros.
The Richard Mille RM 19-01 watch is the result of a collaboration between the Swiss luxury watch house and actress Natalie Portman. This women's watch depicts a diamond spider, mistress of destiny and weaver of reality, often symbolizing the soul and freedom. An ultra-feminine model, available in 20 pieces, showcasing the ancestral know-how of the setter. Richard Mille RM 19-01 prize, nearly 525,000 euros.
The McLaren RM 11-03 Automatic Flyback Chronograph presented in 2018 is limited to 500 pieces worldwide, pieces reserved for McLaren customers owning an Ultimate Series vehicle. A race-ready watch with a sleek design in the image of the automotive brand. Richard Mille McLaren RM 11-03 price, nearly 200,000 euros.
The RM 07-01 watch by Richard Mille is a ladies' watch showcasing all the elegance of Haute Horlogerie. Retaining the tonneau case, the dial and its center set with precious stones seduce thanks to the encounter between watchmaking and jewellery…
With its Richard Mille Bonbon collection, the Swiss watchmaker breaks the codes, the treats are now found on the wrist for a pop, fun and colorful side. ! The Marshmallow watch is an elegant delicacy that takes us back to the heart of childhood sweetness. Richard Mille RM 27-03 Marshmallow Prize: €169,500.
The Bonbon collection by Richard Mille is also a Fruits line with a variation of colorful watches. The RM 16-01 Strawberry watch is a peps model, a delicacy painted in acrylic and lacquered by hand with an effect of sugar crystals. Richard Mille RM 16-01 Strawberry prize: €152,500.
The Richard Mille RM 25-01 Stallone watch is like the American actor, a solid and muscular watch capable of surviving in hostile terrain. A competition chronograph available in only 20 pieces and delivered with two removable bezels. Richard Mille RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure Sylvester Stallone prize: €1,122,500.
The result of the collaboration between the Swiss watch brand and the most successful rally driver in WRC history, the RM 36-01 model is a limited edition of 30 with a rotating g-force sensor allowing the pilots to view the number of g accumulated during the various piloting phases… Richard Mille RM 36-01 Sébastien Loeb Prize: 730,000 euros.
The Richard Mille RM 53-01 is the meeting of Richard Mille and polo and therefore of Pablo Mac Donough, one of the greatest players... The exceptional resistance to shocks was one of the main elements to be taken into account in the creation of this model, hence the creation of a world first, a laminated sapphire crystal capable of absorbing shocks without ever shattering. Richard Mille RM 53-01 Pablo Mac Donough Prize: €1,038,000.
When Swiss watchmaking makes a detour to Asia, this gives us at Richard Mille, the RM 57-03 “Sapphire Tourbillon Dragon”, a watch highlighting a real work of engraving where the dragon seems to protect the hand-wound tourbillon caliber ! Estimated price of the Richard Mille RM 57-03 watch, nearly one million euros.
The collaboration between Richard Mille and Alain Prost, quadruple Formula 1 world champion may be surprising since it gives rise to a watch made for… cycling ! A tonneau, rectangular and asymmetrical watch capable of displaying the overall distance traveled by bike thanks to a mechanical odometer. Richard Mille RM 70-01 Alain Prost Prize: €960,500.
Abundance of titanium for this hand-wound RM 17-01 tourbillon signed Richard Mille. A resolutely modern watch featuring a function indicator on the dial enabling the winding, time-setting or neutral position to be identified when the crown is pulled out. Richard Mille RM 17-01 prize: €502,000.
|Richard Mille watches
|Approx Price (EUR)
|Richard Mille RM 16-01 Strawberry
|Richard Mille RM 27-03 Marshmallow
|Richard Mille McLaren RM 11-03
|Richard Mille Mancini RM 11-04
|Richard Mille RM 17-01
|Richard Mille RM 19-01 Natalie Portman
|Richard Mille Skull RM 052
|Richard Mille Bubba Watson RM 38-01
|Richard Mille RM 36-01 Sebastien Loeb
|Richard Mille Diamond Twister RM 51-02
|Richard Mille RM 69
|Richard Mille Kongo RM 68-01
|Richard Mille Nadal RM 27-04
|Richard Mille RM 70-01 Alain Prost
|Richard Mille Pharell Williams RM 52-05
|Richard Mille RM 57-03
|Richard Mille RM 53-01 Pablo MacDonough
|Richard Mille RM 25-01 Stallone
|Richard Mille RM 56-02 Sapphire
New Richard Mille watches are among the most expensive watches in the world, ultra-luxury watches that generally display prices between 100,000 and more than one million euros.
It was in 2001 that the Swiss luxury watch brand Richard Mille was born, a brand founded by Dominique Guenat and Richard Mille. A veritable watchmaking success story for this house which has made a name for itself in less than 20 years by creating a new market segment in a sense by offering new watches at prices never before practiced.
In a sense, the brand has created the Haute Horlogerie of the 21st century by integrating watchmaking techniques and materials found in the most innovative sectors to offer watches produced in ultra-limited quantities designed for wealthy lovers of very nice watch!
The brand's models are found on the wrists of wealthy watch connoisseurs, but also on the wrists of stars or famous sportsmen, friends of the brand such as Rafael Nadal, Sylverster Stallone, Alain Prost, Didier Drogba, Julian Alaphilippe, Fernando Alonso, Pharell Williams, Sebastien Loeb and many others…
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