Lot 2289
  • 2289

RICHARD MILLE | FINE AND RARE WHITE GOLD SKELETONIZED DUAL TIME ZONE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE AND TORQUE INDICATORREF RM003 MVT 0020 CASE 20 CIRCA 2011

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1,200,000 - 1,800,000 HKD
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Description

  • FINE AND RARE WHITE GOLD SKELETONIZED DUAL TIME ZONE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE AND TORQUE INDICATORREF RM003 MVT 0020 CASE 20 CIRCA 2011
Movement: cal. RM003/4 manual winding, 31 jewelsCase: 18k white gold, sapphire crystal display back secured by 4 screwsBracelet/Clasp/Buckle: 18k white gold Richard Mille buckle Size: 38.5 mm widthSigned: case, dial and movement Accessories: Richard Mille Warranty and instruction manual

Condition

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The tourbillon and dual time zone functions are working properly. The watch is in excellent overall condition with hardly any signs of wear. The buckle is in likewise condition. * Please note that the movement has not tested for the accuracy of time and may need service at the buyer's expense. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Catalogue Note

Inspired by the celebrated successor RM002, the present RM003 tonneau-shaped tourbillon wristwatch utilise an optically-coated, sapphire glass disc for the second time zone, with numerals that only appear when suspended over a white background at 3 o’clock. The watch is very practical and the second time zone disc is simply operated by a pusher in the band. Aesthetically pleasing and complete with original Warranty, the present watch is undoubtably one of the future classics.

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