Baselworld 2012: Hublot Big Bang Boa Bang
by James Bond on February 07, 2012
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The Boa Bang or the call of the jungle…After the phenomenal success of the Leopard Bang which really left its mark on the catwalk last winter, Hublot is now giving pride of place to the snakeskin print.  Snakeskin fashion, hints of the jungle — will the fashionistas come running?  ;-)

Hublot Big Bang Boa Bang

TECHNICAL DETAILS

References 341.PX.7818.NR.1978 (gold/green version)

341.PX.7918.NR.1979 (gold/brown version)

341.PX.7817.NR.1978 (steel/green version)

341.PX.7917.NR.1979 (steel/brown version)

Series Limited edition of 250 numbered pieces for each of the 4 versions

Case Big Bang – Diameter 41 mm – Steel or 18K red gold, depending on the version

Bezel Steel or 18K red gold (gold version) set with:

48 baguette andalusites, dark smoky quartz, smoky quartz and transparent smoky quartz (brown version)

48 pale green baguette tsavorites, tourmalines and pale green sapphires (green version)

Crystal Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective coating

Bezel Lugs Black composite resin

Lateral inserts Black composite resin

Crown Steel or 18K red gold with black rubber inserts

Push-buttons Steel or 18K red gold with black rubber inserts

Case-back Steel or 18K red gold

Water resistance 10 ATM, i.e. approx 100 metres

Dial Green or brown Boa print

Indexes set with 8 diamonds, with total weight 0.14 carats

Hands Steel version: polished, rhodium-plated

Gold version: polished, gold plated

Movement HUB4300 Automatic mechanical chronograph

Date Trapezoid aperture at 4:30

Oscillating weight Openworked with black PVD coating, tungsten segment

Power reserve Approximately 42 hours

Strap Denim fabric with green or brown Boa print, stitched onto black rubber

Clasp Steel or 18K red gold deployant buckle