Richard Mille Introduces the Spray-Painted, Micro-Graffiti Art Tourbillon Kongo Replica For Sale
It is a terrific chance for Richard Mille Watches Speciality Replica to experiment with colours and further develop the mythical RM 11 view collection which helped put the brand on the map. In its advanced form, the RM 11 has the same useful movements, but an exotic case created from Quartz TPT, a material produced in Switzerland and made from performance vehicles. The substance is a dense layering of hundreds of sheets of silica which are mere microns thick to each layer. The blue is only cosmetic, but it wouldn’t be a Richard Mille with no invigorated dab of color.Richard Mille first published a Quartz TPT-cased watch back in 2015 using the RM 27-02 Rafael Nadal. In that previous article you’ll be able to find out more about the lightweight, yet very robust and visually intriguing material. No, it isn’t as iconic as silver or gold (but you can’t “impregnate” — which is the true term Richard Mille utilizes — these traditional luxury materials with colours like blue, black, red, green, yellow, and white as was achieved to a range of high-end restricted watches by the manufacturer). A brief glance at Richard Mille watches created from Quartz TPT coated on aBlogtoWatch demonstrates the visual variety available — more so, how effective use of exotic and modern materials such as this have been to get a brand like Richard Mille.Richard Mille himself, and the newest do really hang closely by people like Mr. Todt. Section of the honesty in their connection is the thing that makes limited editions like this perhaps more intriguing to see lovers than those we see from many other watch brands in which the relationship feels a lot more like simple marketing. This Jean Todt and Richard Mille would like to celebrate Todt’s life and achievements together makes sense — partially because Mr. Todt himself would be the archetype of someone who should be a Richard Mille customer.
Parisian graffiti artist Cyril Phan, better known as Kongo, is the creative mind behind the multi-hued RM 68-01 wristwatch. Asymmetrical with curved hands and movement bridges, the RM 68-01 Tourbillon Kongo is a miniature of graffiti art, created by spray painting the movement with a custom-made airbrush.
Being painted by Kongo individually, each movement is decorated differently. The back of the movement is similarly graffitied with spray paint, while the bridges are shaped like a splash of paint. Like many Richard Mille calibres, the movement is constructed by complications specialist Renaud & Papi, with its bridges and base plate made of titanium. It’s a hand-wound calibre with a tourbillon regulator.
The case middle is made of NTPT Carbon, a carbon-fibre based composite, while the front and back plates of the case are black ceramic.
With high-end streetwear becoming fashionable amongst the one percent, the RM 68-01 Tourbillon Kongo continues Richard Mille’s ability to capture the zeitgeist of the era for the rich. Limited to 30 pieces, the RM 68-01 Tourbillon Kongo is priced at US$685,000 or S$1.03m.