Swiss watchmaker Richard Mille , specializing in the production of exclusive watches, at the Geneva SIHH show in 2012 introduced the RM 057 Dragon-Jackie Chan Tourbillon.
As we know, from January 23, 2012 to February 9, 2013 in the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Black Dragon. For millennia, dragons have been associated with various stories, myths and legends. In China the dragon is one of the most revered mythical animals. The dragon – a symbol of imperial power. According to Chinese mythology, the dragon lives in rivers, lakes, seas, but can soar to the heavens. The subject returned many watch companies, in their models embodying the image of a dragon.
Company founder Richard Mille, Richard Mille, who likes to experiment, and each time surprised her fans delightful models of watches, in honor of the Chinese Year of the Black Dragon has released a model called RM 057 Dragon-Jackie Chan Tourbillon.
New product has been developed through cooperation of Richard Mill and the famous Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan. As we know, this is not the first collaboration of Hong Kong actor and the Swiss watchmaker. In 2011, the two friends have been designed watches RM 055 JC Tourbillon, which at a charity auction Dragon’s Heart Foundation have been sold and the money – sent to build schools for children living in remote or poor areas of China.
New RM 057 Dragon-Jackie Chan Tourbillon differs from previous models with its design. Barrel-shaped watch case measures 50 mm x 42.70 mm x 14.55 mm, consisting of three parts, made of 18 carat white or red gold. The back cover is made of black onyx, which is thought to takes all the negative energy. On the back cover is engraved signature of actor Jackie Chan.
Great face model, which is a real masterpiece. The dial is divided into two parts: the dragon depicted on it, as if trying to beat the arrows at the top of the dial. The dragon is made by hand from a solid piece of gold. At the top of the dial, hands around, see the gears and axles made of titanium, keep tourbillon, located at the bottom, where it is engraved in a dragon’s head. On a black background are very nice and golden dragon arrows. Protects the original dial sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides. Water Resistant – 50 meters.
Equipped with wrist watches RM 057 Dragon-Jackie Chan Tourbillon RM057 manufactory skeletonirovannym mechanism with manual winding.
Caliber size 32.80 mm x 29.00 mm and a thickness of 5.17 mm and is equipped with a balanced wheel, a tourbillon, power reserve indicator.
Mechanism built into 21 stones, the frequency – 21,600 vibrations per hour, range – 48 hours.
Watch released a limited number – 36 copies of 18-karat white or red gold.