Watch sports partnerships are nothing new, although not every day an athlete wears a sponsored best swiss replica watches while claiming his highest title in the field. However, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal did just that, wearing a Richard Mille RM 27-04 tourbillon Rafael Nadal and winning Won this year’s French Open championship and won his 20th Grand Slam championship. This is the tenth year of continuous cooperation between Nadal and Richard Mille. This celebrity-named watch is the latest version of the brand’s “Extreme Watchmaking”, designed to respond to Nadal’s personality The style of the game.
A closer look at the RM 27-04 tourbillon, we will find a familiar Richard Mille silhouette, which has many special elements specifically designed for Nadal. The barrel-shaped case has a width of 38.4 mm and a length of 47.25 mm. Despite its powerful functions, the watch is still very close to the wrist, with a thickness of only 11.4 mm, and is equipped with eight bezel screws, an overall sporty shape and a striking orange accent crown.
The polished and sandblasted case itself is constructed of ultra-light materials. The brand dubbed TitaCarb, a high-performance polyamide made of 38.5% carbon fiber and a tensile strength of 370 MPa (3,700 kg / cm2), Richard Mille (Richard Mille) makes it one of the most durable polymers in the world. The most impressive feature of the case is its lightness and durability. It weighs only 30 grams (including the strap). It is lightweight. It can float in water, but it is durable and can withstand the force generated by Nadal’s wrist. He often fires balls at opponents at speeds exceeding 100 mph.
On the dial, we found the hollow appearance, which is directly inspired by the strings on the tennis racket. The tourbillon movement inside the strings occupies the center of the stage-the unique structure of the watch world. As for the technological development, the tourbillon movement (also known as RM 27-04) is supported by a microspray net, which has a surface area of only 855 square millimeters and is entirely composed of a 0.27 mm diameter braided steel cable on the dial Knitted 38 times, and fixed by two PVD-treated 5N gold tensioners. Then, the protected movement powers the watch’s red-pointed hollow hands, which indicate the time outward through the red accented minute and hour rings on the edge of the dial. The movement is manually wound, can retain power for 38 hours, and is visible through the sapphire caseback.
Although RM 27-04 may only be used by a very small number of interested buyers, for readers’ curiosity, you can let Nadal’s opponent Novak Djokovic watch Seiko Astron GPS Solar.