Ralph Lauren’s Automotive Skeleton Watch Steel Version

Ralph Lauren Automotive Skeleton

At the 2018 Watches & Wonders show, held this week in Miami, Ralph Lauren has just revealed an all-new steel version of its RL Automative Skeleton. This is the company’s first open-worked timepiece.
The new steel version features a range of the same touches as previous Automotive Skeleton watches including the size of its case (44.8 mm x 11.2 mm) and the dimensions of its hands and dial. Combining polished and brushed steel surfaces, along with an Amboyna burl wood bezel secured by screws, the watch features design cues that reference rivets that secure the chassis of a car, specifically one of Ralph Lauren’s 1950s race cars.

Ralph Lauren Automotive Skeleton

The Automotive Skeleton Steel also features a brass gear elements and a shot-blasted stainless-steel case and a polished stainless-steel bracelet and clasp.
What’s under the hood?

Ralph Lauren Automotive Skeleton

The manually wound caliber RL1967, which runs at a frequency of 18,000 vibrations per hour with a 45-hour power reserve. This calibre was developed by IWC exclusively for Ralph Lauren and then further skeletonized by Val Fleurier, a Richemont-owned movement manufacturer.
The Automotive Skeleton retails at $34,200.

Ralph Lauren Automotive Skeleton

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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