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Here's The Stupid Half-Million Dollar Watch They Stole From Carlos Sainz

Richard Mille watch carlos sainz
Richard Mille watch carlos sainz

Well, it happened again. Someone tried to steal a Richard Mille from a Formula 1 driver. This time around, it was apparently a Carlos Sainz and a Richard Mille RM 67-02 Alexander Zverev edition that reportedly cost more than half a million dollars. It also does not look like it’s worth remotely close to that much. Then again, if you hop onto Chrono24, you can find one listed unworn with box and papers for less than $300,000, so I highly doubt it’s actually worth the $540,000 that’s been reported. Either that, or the watch that was nearly stolen was a different model.

But let’s be honest. It doesn’t matter. Richard Mille’s prices are all made up. They’re not real. Allegedly, each of the three Bubba Watson special editions cost $650,000. Yeah, sure. Whatever you say, Dick Mill. I’m sure you came up with that number after carefully calculating the cost of production and added a 10-percent markup just to make sure there’s still some money in it for you and didn’t just pick a number out of thin air because you can.

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