About Richard Mille
About Replica Watches Richard Mille
1974 Richard Mille joins one of the world’s most influential watchmaking companies as Commercial Director.
1994 Richard Mille joins the highly renowned Mauboussin as President of Watch Division.
1998 He leaves Mauboussin and works independently as a Development Consultant. He collaborates closely with several well-known brands including Audemars Piguet and Repossi and in 2002 is actively involved in the launch of the Baccarat watch.
1999 Richard Mille starts developing his own personal brand of watches. Inspired by the perfection and precision of the aviation and automobile industries and fascinated by high-tech mechanics, he sets out to create a high performance watch. His designs are unique and include a complex tourbillon and in-line escapement. His insistence in using the most sophisticated and innovative techniques involves thousands of working hours and for more than a year, Richard designs and redesigns until he is sure of perfection.
2000 The watches undergo rigorous testing and fine-tuning to assure accuracy, precision and reliability.
2001 The Richard Mille Collection is officially launched. The first model is the Tourbillon RM 001 followed by RM 002 – evolved from RM001 but now with titanium baseplate and torque indicator.
2002 Richard Mille introduces the Tourbillon RM 003 to the range with dual time zone.
2003 The RM 004 Split-second Chronograph is launched.
2004 Richard Mille completes the range with the automatic RM 005 with semi-instantaneous date-change, the Tourbillon RM 006 (a limited edition of 20 pieces) and the RM 008 Tourbillon Chronograph.
2005 Richard Mille introduces his first ladies’ watch, RM 007, and an experimental model in ALUSIC of 25 pieces (RM 009), ALUSIC being a material frequently used in the construction of satellites and space stations.
2006 A nautical partnership develops with Perini Navi, leading manufacturers of luxury sailing yachts. The RM 014 is presented during the Perini Navi Cup in Sardinia and is the first Richard Mille watch to have a sea-faring interpretation. In the same year, the RM 012 is introduced, a tourbillon with a tubular architecture, minimalist structure and extreme manufacturing complexity.
2007 marks an important date in the history of Richard Mille. The brand is now part of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. It is also the year when Richard Mille presents his new collection including the new shaped RM 016 in an extra flat case. The RM 011 Felipe Massa Flyback Chronograph also makes its debut along with the RM 015, reconfirming the brand’s presence in the nautical world.
2008 Richard Mille present 2 new models : the RM 020 tourbillon pocket watch and the RM 018 “Hommage to Boucheron”.
Never prepared to just accept the past as it is, Richard Mille revisited that Golden Age of timekeepers in order to bring a thoroughly modern and improved reinterpretation of a classic ; a personal timekeeper that is ready to bring new impulses for today’s collector, the RM 020 tourbillon pocket watch.
In celebration of Boucheron’s founding in 1858, the most famous jeweller of the place Vendôme and Richard Mille have joined forces to create a unique timepiece,the RM 018 tourbillon wristwatch, representing a synthesis of Boucheron bejewelled savoir faire and the innovation of a 21th century watch brand. Presented in 2008 too, the RM 011 LMC Felipe Massa has been especially created for the Le Mans Classic race.