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Hublot Big Bang Tourbillon All Black

Posted by wristwatch on July 3, 2007


This Big Bang evokes the famous Chaplin’s film “Modern Times”.

Resulting from the blending of traditional watch-making know-how and futuristic design of subtle black lines, it is provocative, robust and free.

The carbon fibre design, simulating a two-wheel gear-train shape, is brought to the fore on the index-free dial; its sharp and salient angles contrasting with the curves of the Tourbillon cage.

Transparency and black invisibility are illuminated by the rubies in the Tourbillon movement in a harmony of contrasts, with a fusion of ceramic, titanium, carbon, steel and rubber.

* Case : “Big Bang” diameter 44.5 mm in satin-finish black ceramic
* Bezel : Satin-finish black ceramic
* Crystal : Sapphire crystal with interior anti-reflection treatment
* Bezel Lug : Black composite resin
* Lateral Inserts : Black composite resin Back Titanium circular satin-finish with sapphire crystal, interior anti-reflection treatment
* Crown : White gold with natural black rubber insert
* Screws : Titanium
* Water-resistance : 100 m or 10 ATM
* Dial : Black bridge in carbon fibre in the shape of a two-wheel gear-train, Tourbillon cage at 6 o’clock
* Hands : Faceted, matt black hands
* Movement : HUB 1000 SB, Tourbillon with manual winding
* No of components : 148
* Rubies : 24
* Bridges : Carbon fibre, shaped
* Bottom plate : Black circular-grained or rhodium plated
* Power Reserve : 120 hours
* Type of Tourbillon : Flying Tourbillon in a cage without ball bearing, raised 2.8 mm above the base of the bottom plate
* Cage diameter : 13.00 mm
* Balance : Gyromax regulating inertia-block
* Lines : 13 1?4
* Vibrations : 21600 A/h (3Hz)
* Depth : 7.40 mm
* Screws : Steel
* Strap : Adjustable smooth natural black rubber with Hublot logo
* Clasp : Black PVD coated steel
* Limited edition : 50 individually numbered pieces 01/50 – 50/50

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