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Hublot Classic Fusion 8 Days Power Reserve
by Kyle Stults on January 08, 2015

Hublot Classic Fusion 8 days 45mm

This Classic Fusion 8-Day Power Reserve, offered in King Gold (gold) or titanium, was a 2014 introduction from Hublot.  As far as Hublot goes, this is as close to a classically styled, manual wind watch with power reserve indicator that you can get.   There are a lot of qualities I admire in this piece, including the vertical satin-finished gold bezel, the black sunray satin-finished dial with polished & faceted appliques and hands and the exterior polished case elements.  However, I remain preferential to the automatic Hublot “Classic Fusion” pieces which are sized at a more modest 42mm.  If Hublot were to reduce the size of this piece down to 42mm, I would be much more attracted to it.

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Hublot Big Bang Watch for the World Poker Tour
by Kyle Stults on January 05, 2015

Hublot Official Watch World Poker Tour

Add the World Poker Tour to Hublot’s long list of professional league sponsorships.  As announced at the televised WPT® Five Diamond World Poker Classic, WPT Alpha8™ just before Christmas at the Bellagio Las Vegas hotel, Hublot is now Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the international poker circuit. And of course with such a fitting partnership, special watches are in order.

Hublot Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour

Limited edition 200 pieces in steel, 100 in gold

45.5mm case (steel or King Gold), automatic mechanical Hublot UNICO caliber (72 hrs power reserve, column-wheel chronograph)

Hublot Big Bang World Poker Tour Watch steel

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First Look: Hublot Big Bang Unico “Magic Gold”
by Kyle Stults on November 18, 2014

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Hublot Big Bang Unico Magic Gold watch

The first watches made from Hublot “Magic Gold” were presented at Baselworld 2012 in a very limited Big Bang Ferrari edition.  2015 will see an important expansion of the “Magic Gold” family, as Hublot has now decided to produce the Big Bang Unico (its in-house chronograph) with a bezel in Magic Gold.  The Hublot  Big Bang Unico “Magic Gold” is, well, pure Hublot DNA.  The fusion of a revolutionary material – the famous Magic Gold, which is the world’s only scratch-resistant gold, certified as 18K and developed by Hublot – and the iconic design of the Big Bang, with a Hublot manufacture chronograph caliber: the UNICO.

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Hublot, Antikythera, the EXOSUIT, and the EXO4000
by Kyle Stults on October 09, 2014

Hublot Oceanographic EXO4000 dive watch

In 1901, the “Antikythera” treasure was discovered in Greek waters, where the remains of what is probably the oldest “astronomical calculator” in the world were uncovered.  Hublot became involved with the Antikythera project in 2011 first by lending support to an exhibition at the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris, then by partnering a major project at the Archaeological Museum of Athens which created a special Antikythera room with a giant armoured, earthquake-resistant display case, manufactured in Switzerland to Hublot’s order, to showcase the remains of the mechanism.  And of course there is also Hublot’s wrist-sized recreation of the Antikythera mechanism, the Hublot “Tribute to Antikythera.”  Whether you like Hublot or not, you gotta admit that they are involved in some rather special projects, the Antikythera here is case in point.   Check out more, below.
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