In this summer, Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot presents two new limited editions in homage to Mykonos, the archetypal and most magical of the Greek islands.
Following on from the glowing success of the first Classic Fusion Mykonos limited edition created by Hublot in 2012 with its partner and Greek friend Flamme Hellas and Gofas in Mykonos, the luxury Swiss watch brand is unveiling two new models for summer 2013: even more precious, crafted entirely from gold or two-colour titanium and gold. Keeping with the theme of blue and white, and again featuring this discreet, elegant little windmill – the symbol of Mykonos – at its heart, these two chic sports models are 45 mm in diameter and equipped with a chronograph movement with a date, 280 components, 59 jewels, and a 42-hour power reserve.
The case for the gold version of the watch is made from a very special red gold – King Gold – which is exclusive to Hublot, 18K gold with 5% platinum added to give it its intense red colour and make it even more precious. The two-colour version sees gold paired with titanium, prized for its lightness, shock-resistance and its extreme resistance to corrosion.
Finally, the famous dial, blue like the Greek waters, the signature of Hublot Mykonos watches, this time sports gold coloured indexes and counters which further reinforce the illusion of the shimmering sun-kissed surface of the sea. This ensemble is completed with a tone on tone strap featuring blue alligator leather sewn onto black rubber for better resistance and comfortable flexibility. Water resistance is up to 50 metres.
These two limited editions represent a link between the earth and the sea. Only 10 numbered pieces are available for the King Gold 18K version and 25 numbered pieces are available for the two-colour version. Exclusively available from the Gofas Boutique – Matogianni 43 846-00 Mykonos.
Model: Mykonos 2013 Classic Fusion Chronograph
521.NO.5180.GR.MYO13 (Titanium and 18K Gold version) – Limited edition of 25 numbered pieces
521.OX.5180.GR.MYO13 (18K King Gold version) – Limited edition of 10 numbered pieces
“Classic Fusion” – Diameter 45 mm
Titanium or 18K King Gold, polished with satin-finished end-pieces
Bezel: 18K King Gold with 6 H-shaped titanium screws, countersunk, polished and locked
Crown: 18K King Gold with Hublot logo
Push-buttons: 18K King Gold
Crystal: Sapphire with anti-reflective coating
Case-back: Satin-finished titanium and sapphire crystal with interior anti-reflective coating – titanium screws.
Water resistance: 5 ATM or approximately 50 metres
Navy blue with gold coloured appliques and counters – Windmill on the counter at 3 o’clock
Hands: Faceted, diamond-polished, skeleton
HUB 1143 Automatic mechanical chronograph
No. of components: 280 – 59 jewels
Bridges: Satin-finished, bevelled and polished
Date: Rectangular window at 6 o’clock
Power reserve: Approximately 42 hours
Navy blue Gummy Alligator stitched onto black rubber with steel or Gold deployant buckle