What’s everyone think of the new ultra thin?

Jul 07, 2022,06:05 AM
 

RM hasn’t caught my eye before but this one’s got me thinking, or should I say dreaming. 1.75mm thick with a 1.18mm movement??

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Its a brilliant business model.

 
 By: MilDiver : July 7th, 2022-06:15
150 watches X1.9 MIl makes nearly 300'000'000 USD of income. that's enough to hire few of the greatest minds in the industry to design such a watch, manufacture it and you'll be left with enough money to take over few watch companies including their manuf...  

Yes I was impressed by the innovation

 
 By: takman : July 7th, 2022-17:11
Not normally a fan of their work, and even this thin one is not overly aesthetically pleasing to me. But I’ve got some more respect for their manufacturing! And of course no one can knock their business model

Being a fan of thin watches myself, I already found out through Piaget and the latest nft Octo Finissimo that there‘s a limit to where I still find ultra thin sexy.

 
 By: nafetS : July 7th, 2022-06:39
I love the standard Octo Finissimo and other thin watches. I prefer the 5402 and 15202 to other modern RO because it‘s thinner. But watches like this new RM are unwearable thin. For me, they take a good idea and they make something bad out of it by going ... 

Completely agree

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : July 7th, 2022-07:06
But it's still cool to see brands pushing the limits just for the sake of it.

I agree, past a certain point the thinness doesn’t appeal to me either

 
 By: takman : July 7th, 2022-17:17
I have a 34mm JLC MUT and it’s about 5mm thick while the movement is 1.85mm. I find it close to perfect in terms of aesthetics and wearability/reliability. Piaget has a model that’s 3mm something, maybe 3.65mm and that might be as thin as I’d be willing t... 

Nice innovation but overall a ugly watch imho 🤷🏻‍♂️

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : July 7th, 2022-09:39
The Bulgari octo is much better looking.

Well put, I feel the same about the innovation

 
 By: takman : July 7th, 2022-17:20
Although the Bulgari doesn’t appeal to me personally 😁