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Hublot Big Bang Unico Red Magic
HUBLOT’s R&D department and Metallurgy & Materials laboratory has developed a new process of creating bright colored ceramic. It took Hublot four years to develop and industrialize the process, which involves using heat and pressure in a way that sinters the ceramic without burning the pigments.
This new material is much denser and therefore harder and more resilient than conventional ceramic. It was used to produce every case component of the Big Bang Unico Red Magic, in a color that was chosen to symbolize power, passion and glory. Black highlights include the bridges, pushers and lug screws, which are made of polished titanium and black PVD. There are also black highlights in the red rubber strap. This is a 500-piece edition, with the caseback engraved “LIMITED EDITION” and “No XXX/500.”
Movement: In-house mechanical automatic, Unico HUB 1242 column-wheel chronograph, 330 components, 38 jewels, 28,000 vib/h, 72-hour power reserve
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, flyback chronograph, date
Case: Case and bezel of patented red ceramic with a polished finish, 45mm diameter and 15.45mm thickness. Anti-reflective sapphire crystal front and back. Water-resistant to 100 metres (10 bar/330ft)
Dial: Openworked, with indexes, minute and seconds counters, numerals, hands and flange all color-matched to the red ceramic case, in a matt finish. Minute and small seconds counters at 9 and 3 o'clock respectively. Date at 3 o'clock
Bracelet/Strap: Black and red lined structured red rubber, with a black PVD titanium folding clasp with black ceramic insert
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