Lot #7779 – Richard Mille 550.31.21 Le Mans Classic Chronograph Watch Limited Edition

Estimate:  $6,500.00 – $7,500.00

Rare limited edition men’s stainless steel Richard Mille Le Mans chronograph wristwatch with big date, ref #550.31.21 or #550.  Circa 2005.  Limited edition of only 600 watches.  Black and grey guilloche center Le Mans Classic dial with painted Arabic hour markers, three sub dials, and big date window.  Swiss made, self winding automatic movement, modified caliber Dubois Depraz / 4500/4900 base ETA 2892-A2.  The rotor is stamped Le Mans Classic with a racing checkered flag.  Stainless steel coin edged bezel and case back.  Ellipse shaped case.  See through skeleton display case back.  The sapphire crystal on the case back says LE MANS CLASSIC JAPAN LIMITED 2005.  Comes on a brand new Tokki Project leather strap with a stainless steel Tokki Project tang buckle.  Approximate diameter is 36mm.

Has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age.  Overall condition is of the watch is good.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy.  An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

Richard Mille sponsored the Le Mans Classic car race as the official timekeeper.  Mille launched the Le Mans Classic chronograph watch to celebrate the partnership.  Limited edition of 600 pieces in stainless steel, 50 pieces in white gold, and 50 pieces in rose gold.

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Description

Brand:  Richard Mille
Model: Le Mans Classic Chronograph, Limited Edition of 600
Reference:  #550.31.21 or #550
Approximate Diameter:  36mm
Dial Color:  Black with grey guilloche center
Case Material:  Stainless steel
Bezel Material:  Stainless steel
Case Back:  Skeleton see through display
Movement:  Mechanical self winding automatic, modified caliber Dubois Depraz / 4500/4900 base ETA 2892-A2
Functions:  Hours, minutes, seconds, big date, chronograph
Band:  Brand new, unworn Tokki Project leather strap with a stainless steel Tokki Project tang buckle
Box:  No
Papers / Warranty card:  No
Accessories:  N/A
Condition:  Has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age.  Overall condition is good.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness.  An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.
Special Notes:  Early ellipse shaped Richard Mille Le Mans Classic chronograph watch, circa 2005.  Mille sponsored the Le Mans Classic car race as the official timekeeper.  Limited edition of 600 pieces in stainless steel, 50 pieces in white gold, and 50 pieces in rose gold.  This sapphire crystal on this watch’s case back is marked LE MANS CLASSIC JAPAN LIMITED 2005.
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

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Richard Mille