Richard Mille RM038 TourbillonWhat would it be like to own the fastest and lightest watch on earth? There are several stars, and most especially star athletes that know.  As I was researching another article, I came across the Richard Mille RM 038 Tourbillon.  It had a strange familiarity to me, and I couldn’t quite place it, but I knew I had crossed paths with this piece of fabulousness before.

Then I realized it was another I had written long ago and far away about the five watches that no man should ever own.  Not because they should really never be owned, but because they were too special to be owned or possessed.  This was the first time I had run across the Richard Mille RM 038 Tourbillon and what stuck out to me was that Nadal had worn it when he won Wimbledon.

I write a lot of articles, so what isn’t surprising is that I didn’t remember that I had written this article, but that I haven’t repeated any content yet, now THAT is surprising, but this watch bears repeating, it is just that phenomenal.

The Richard Mille RM 038 Tourbillon

  • Case is made of Magnesium-Aluminium AZ91, which is one of the lightest metal used for construction
  • Case is water resistant to 50 meters, ensured by two Nitril O-ring seals
  • Case is assembled with 12 spline screws in grade 5 titanium and abrasion resistant washers in 316L stainless steel
  • 9 jewels and beating at 3Hz, has its bottom plate, bridges and balance cock made of grade 5 titanium
  • Skeletonized baseplate

Sports Athletes That Have Tested The RM 038 Tourbillon

Rafael Nadal
Bubba Watson
Yohan Blake at the Olympics!!
Romain Dumas
Michelle Yeoh

Richard Mille Sports Stars


Oh…and it only costs about $620,000.

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