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Hublot launches a fantastic variant of its popular model
The Hublot brand has once again teamed up with renowned Swiss tattoo artist and designer Maxime Plescia-Buchi to work together to create the third iteration of the fantastic Big Bang Unico Sang Bleu II chronograph…
The overall design and functionality of this new watch are identical when looking at the first two models, with the color scheme being brand new, as well as the beautiful matte blue finishes used by the celebrity artist on some of his latest creations.
The Big Bang Unico Sang Bleu II model may seem like a strange combination of geometry and volume to some people, but it actually is a multi-faceted horological sculpture for your wrist, with edges and angles in the right places. Available in titanium and Hublot King Gold gold variants, this amazing watch turns its back on some common elements of the Big Bang case, to create the geometric shapes Buchi uses in his tattoos.
The base has a captivating hexagonal profile, which is connected to the housing by 6 titanium screws, which is quite different from the usual round shape we are used to. In the meantime, the central metal section extends from the housing and overflows into a rubber strap, and bears an engraved triangle on it to extend the endless juxtaposition of geometric shapes. This effect is further enhanced by the replacement of sanded and polished surfaces on all geometric shapes.
Then, the skeletonized dial of the Sang Bleu II is also a kind of visual treat, offering a similar 3D geometric look, for countless layers and shapes that create an incredible sense of depth and complexity. It may be difficult for you to read the exact time on this dial, but we are quite sure that you will see it again and again.
Hours and minutes are beautifully indicated by arrow-shaped hands that stand out against the quadrilateral back. The chronograph uses a central seconds hand that extends over the entire diameter of the dial.
There are also two hexagonal rotating counters - one at the 3 o'clock position showing minutes and the other at the 9 o'clock position indicating seconds. If you look a little better, you'll also see a small date window tucked in between four and five o'clock, with a matte blue ring that represents the hours.
This beauty is powered by Hublot Manufacture Unico automatic chronograph, a complex mechanism that operates at a frequency of 28,800 vph, and comes with a 72-hour power reserve. You can see the impressive mechanism through the back of the sapphire crystal case.
Finally, you need to know that both versions of the Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu II will be available as limited editions, with 200 titanium models priced at € 24,800 and 100 King Gold gold units priced at € 46,600.
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