Thursday, July 13, 2006

Hublot Black Magic Big Bang

Case: “Big Bang” diameter 44.5 mm. polished and brushed black ceramic. Bezel: Brushed black ceramic with 6 titanium H-shaped screws, sunken, polished and blocked. Dial: Black sunray dial with vertical satin-finish steel appliqué indices. Hands: Faceted, sanded and rhodium-plated hands with luminescent feature. Lug disc: Black composite resin. Lateral inserts: Black composite resin. Back: Titanium with sapphire crystal. Movement: Mechanical chronograph movement with automatic winding. Hublot Calibre HUB44 developed in conjunction with La Joux-Perret. No. of components: 252. Bottom plate: Sanded and rhodium-plated. Bridges: Polished, satin-finished with chamfered edges. Barrel: Reinforced spring. Screws: Black PVD. Escapement: Glucydur balance spring. Power Reserve: 42 hours. Calendar: Trapezoid aperture at 4.30. Oscillating weight: Tungsten oscillating weight with dimpled surface treated in black PVD. Crystal: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflection. treatment, double face. Crown: With natural black rubber insert. Push-pieces: Rectangular with natural black rubber insert. Water-resistance: 100 m or 10 ATM. Strap: New adjustable natural black rubber strap. Clasp: New deployant clasp in steel with black PVD coating.