Big Bang Chrono Official Watch of FIFA World Cup 2014 — Hublot

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Hublot is famous as the offi­cial time­keeper in the upcom­ing 2014 FIFA World Cup that was to be held in Brazil. For this occa­sion a spe­cial Chrono­graph known as Hublot Big Bang Chrono Bi-Retrograde was made.

This is the first Big Bang model with the func­tion bi-retrograde cre­ated by Hublot. After 18 months of research and devel­op­ment, and the new born auto­matic man­u­fac­ture move­ment, a move­ment based on the bi-retrograde man­u­fac­ture cal­iber UNIQUE column-wheel and dual-side cou­pling dial fea­tures a mechan­i­cal move­ment with auto­matic wind­ing. Con­sist­ing of 385 com­po­nents oscil­lat­ing at a fre­quency of 28k vibra­tions per hour and has a power reserve of approx­i­mately 72 hours.

It offers visu­al­iza­tion fea­tures bi-retrograde and cen­tral chrono­graph. Specif­i­cally, the start of the chrono­graph, the sec­ond hand and minute chrono mov­ing from left to right over an arc of a cir­cle of 45 min­utes with an area of ​​time addi­tional 15 min­utes which allows you to get up to 60.

Big Bang Chrono Official Watch of FIFA World Cup 2014

Although it’s offi­cial name is Hublot Big Bang Offi­cial Watch of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, and you’ve earned the nick­name “Soc­cer Bang”, it is avail­able in two ver­sions. This watch was first made just​​in a lim­ited series of 200 num­bered copies.

The bezel car­bon fiber is enriched with tita­nium screws 6 H-shaped mir­ror pol­ished and inserted wire. The loops are black while the crown com­pos­ite resin can be molded or King Gold 18kt black rub­ber with Hublot logo or black PVD tita­nium with black rub­ber over-molded Hublot logo. On both sides of the crown are the two chrono but­tons (Start, Stop and Reset). That at hour 2 also allows you to spec­ify the period of time cho­sen from among the 4 pro­posed: 1st time, half-time, 2nd half and end of game. All 4 time peri­ods are indi­cated by a small win­dow in the mid­dle at 12.

Dur­ing a foot­ball match time never stops. For this rea­son, two hands are placed in per­ma­nent rota­tion in a counter at 6 o’clock. There­fore con­tinue to indi­cate the pas­sage of hours and min­utes while the sec­onds are indi­cated by a small counter-shaped sec­tor with a lancet with three arms posi­tioned at 9 o’clock that runs con­tin­u­ously and allows check­ing at a glance the cor­rect func­tion­ing of the movement.

The trans­par­ent case-back of the watch is vis­i­ble from the World Cup

The dial dom­i­nates the yel­low and green, the national col­ors of Brazil in homage to the coun­try host­ing the com­pe­ti­tion. The set and pre­sented in a box “Unique Big Bang” 45.5 mm diam­e­ter as well, with ele­gant design and mechan­i­cal. Even the design of the screw-down crown molded in rub­ber has a pro­file dec­o­rated with the famous H screw Hublot and two but­tons at 2:04.

Water-resistant to –100 meters, shows a bot­tom King Gold 18kt satin or satin black ceramic with a cen­tral open­ing so you can admire the move­ment. In the cen­ter of the bot­tom depicts the FIFA World Cup 2014.

Hublot Big Bang Offi­cial Watch of the FIFA World Cup, Brazil 2014 is equipped with a black rub­ber bracelet nat­ural tex­tured and coated with black PVD tita­nium buckle and insert in King Gold 18kt.

 

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