The present timepiece is offered in ‘Like New’ condition with a magnificent NTPT carbon tonneau-shaped case and skeletonized movement.
Resulting from extensive research and the use of new materials, the Richard Mille RM35-01 wristwatch perpetuates the tradition of highly technical and extremely light wristwatches bearing the name of the acclaimed tennis sportsman Rafael Nadal. By developing the RM027, the lightest mechanical tourbillon wristwatch, the manufacture marked the industry by offering a timepiece assembled with ground breaking materials enabling it to weight only 18 grams.
Also bearing the name of the famed tennis player, the present timepiece represents the latest evolution of the RM35 wristwatch and participates in proving that it is possible to create an ultra-light and highly-complex mechanism able to withstand extreme conditions at the highest-level of competition.
With a case made of NTPT carbon and secured by spline screws in grade 5 titanium, the timepiece provides a unique appearance, while being assembled with the rigorously tested and highly accurate RMUL3 caliber, guarantee for reliability and adaptability to various situations
Born in 1986 in Mallorca, Spain, Rafael Nadal became a professional tennis player at 15 years old. At age 19, Nadal won the 2005 Roland-Garros open the first time he competed in the tournament, which was to be the first of his nine French Open Singles titles. Nicknamed 'The King of Clay', the Spanish player is known for his physical style of play and tenacity.