Sylvester Stallone Designed a Richard Mille, and It Looks EXACTLY Like You’d Expect
Article By: Logan Hannen
Aug 16, 2018
If you had just about a million dollars to spend on a watch, and only one, you’ve got a couple of options. You could spring for a Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon, for example. You could go for that funky Chopard Ice Cube watch too. Or, if you’re feeling like stampeding through the jungles of Burma with a machete, you can opt for this new collaboration between Richard Mille and Sylvester Stallone.
Dubbed the “RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure,” the piece is the result of a four year long collaboration between the star of such classic films as Rocky and First Blood and the namesake of the brand, Mr. Richard Mille himself. The watch features several technical specs and characteristics that set it apart from, in some cases, any other watch on the market, and certainly suit the machismo the Stallone has become synonymous with as an actor.
The Magnetic Compass Bezel of the RM 25-01
Source: Watches By SJX
The most prominent of these features is the magnetic compass bezel that the timepiece comes equipped with. This is, in reality, one of two bezels that come with the watch, the other being a manual compass bezel. The magnetic bezel is the really interesting piece, though, because it has been engineered such that, thanks so some anti-magnetic coating on the crystals, it manages to contain the magnetic field within the bezel compass compartment, preventing it from impacting the timing of the watch movement.
If, for some reason, you don’t happen to think that’s anything special, I’d like to point out the water purification capsules that are stored (five of them) in a hermetically sealed compartment built into the case. Each capsule is good for the purification of one liter of water, though it is not entirely clear how these capsules are accessed within the case itself. Speaking of the case, the case is 50.8mm in diameter and made of a combination of titanium and Carbon TPT, both materials chosen for their ruggedness and their significant lightness.
The RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure Sylvester Stallone is limited to 20 pieces, and comes in at $983,000 USD.
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