Hublot celebrated the opening of its anticipated New York City Boutique on May 11, 2011 with the unveiling of the special limited edition watch created to support the amfAR global struggle against HIV/AIDS.
Mr. Biver and amfAR Founding Chairman Dr. Mathilde Krim unveiled the Big Bang Black Magic amfAR, a special 100-piece design celebrating their 25th anniversary, in front of guests including amfAR Chairman Kenneth Cole, Hublot ambassador and supermodel Veronica Varekova, Lady Lynn de Rothschild amongst others. The watch features a 44 mm black ceramic case and bezel and houses a self-winding chronograph movement and rubber-alligator strap with the amfAR colors and logo.
Model: Hublot Big Bang Black Magic amfAR
Series: Limited to 100 pieces numbered from 001/100 to 100/100
– “Big Bang” 44.5 mm, in microblasted black ceramic.
– Bezel Micro-blasted black ceramic.
– 6 titanium H-shaped countersunk, polished & locked screws.
– Crystal: Sapphire with interior/exterior multi-layer anti-reflective treatment.
– Bezel Lug Black composite resin
– Lateral inserts Black composite resin
– Case-back Open microblasted black ceramic.
– Crown Steel with blue rubber insert
– Push-pieces Satin-finished steel, rectangular with blue rubber insert.
– Screws Titanium.
– Water resistance: 10 ATM or approximately 100 metres
– Black with satin-finished rhodium-plated appliques and blue SuperLuminova™, yellow coloured minute track, 30-min chrono counter at 3H, 12-hour chrono counter at 6H, seconds counter at 9H, blue & yellow amFAR logo transfer at 5H.
– Hands: Satin-finished rhodium-plated, with blue SuperLuminova™
– Yellow chronograph hand with H counterpoise.
– Mechanical chronograph with automatic winding
– Hublot calibre HUB4100
– No. of Components: 252
– Bridges: Satin-finished, bevelled & polished
– Screws: Black PVD
– Date: Trapezoid window at 4H30
– Oscillating Weight Tungsten with black PVD treated dimpled surface
– Main plate: Sandblasted & rhodium-plated
– Barrel: With reinforced spring
– Escapement: Glucydur hairspring
– Power reserve: Approximately 42 hours
Adjustable alligator gummy and black rubber strap, with blue and yellow stitching.
Clasp: BIG BANG deployant buckle in black PVD steel, cover and decorative plate in black PVD steel, black PVD steel deployant and buttons, Titanium screws