R8 Mark I Sport

2006
R8
* RARE *
—SOLD—
R8-mech-sketch
Composition: Stainless Steel with Titanium
Limited Edition: 20 pieces
Condition: refurbished/new
Price: CHF 23’800
Historical Price: CHF 28’000

Destined to become the first collection for Roland Iten in 2004, the R8 Mark I mechanical buckle is based on the original two-position lever expansion patent that Roland created for Bally in 1998. The R8 Sport model launched in 2006 boasts the same two-position expansion mechanism of 30mm.

Collectors' Information

Case:
  • Lightweight titanium architecture for tension impact and control
  • 14 grams of 5N red gold
  • Natural Stainless Steel construction
  • 3 TW VVS+ diamonds on pin and crown
Functions:
  • 105 components / 46 individual with an expansion range of 30mm
  • Five Axle Construction
  • Friction control guiding wheels
  • Mechanically leveraged belt insertion clip for easy changeability of leather strap
  • Haute Horlogerie fine finishing
Origin: 100% manufactured in Switzerland