On September 14, 2015, the 65th anniversary ceremony of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Switzerland was held in Embassy of Switzerland in Beijing. As the exclusive official watch partner, Hublot has launched the “65th Anniversary Swiss-China” limited edition to celebrate this historic moment. With remarkable achievements in the global watchmaking business, Hublot has been actively involved in the Sino-Swiss Free Trade Agreement (FTA) since July 2014, and also releases FTA limited edition (Classic Fusion Sino-Swiss FTA Limited Edition timepiece), paying tribute to the steady development of the two countries.
On September 14, 1950, Switzerland established diplomatic relations with the New China. For the 65 years since then, the bilateral relations have been developing steadily in cultural, economic, energy, tourism and other aspects. Swiss Ambassador Mr. Jean-Jacques de Dardel, along with business elites from all sectors, famous academic figures and government officials, exchanged and discussed the important issues.
Classic Fusion Chrono Aero “65th Anniversary Swiss-China” Limited Watch was born in this background. The 45mm titanium case inherits the crafted skeleton dial of the Classic Fusion series, the visible movement operation showcases the sophisticated beauty of mechanical rhythm. On the 3 and 9 o’clock positions are respectively designed with a chronograph, while China and Switzerland flags are ingeniously combined and shown on the small dial AT the 3 o’clock position. The back of the watch has the 65th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-Swiss diplomatic relations theme flag – a red “65” contains the five-stars and the cross, which is the integration of the elements from the China and Swiss national flags. Also, the English and Chinese text “1950-2015 SWITZERLAND AND CHINA” are engraved to commemorate this important moment in history. There is a limited 65 watches all over the world.
Model: Classic Fusion Chrono Aero “65th Anniversary Swiss-China” Limited Edition Watch
Limited edition of65 numbered pieces
“Classic Fusion” – Diameter 45 mm
Polished and satin-finished titanium
Bezel: Satin-finished and polished titanium with 6 H-shaped titanium and polished screws
Crown: Polished titanium with Hublot logo
Crystal: Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment
Push-buttons: Polished titanium
Case back: Satin-finished titanium engraved « SPECIAL EDITION, 65 PIECES », Sapphire with interior anti-reflective treatment , “SIS15” logo printed
Sapphire, polished rhodium-plated appliques
SIS logo printed at 3H
Polished faceted rhodium-plated hour, minutes and counter hands
Red chronograph second hand
HUB1155 Self-winding Skeleton Chronograph movement
Date: Skeleton disc with window at 6 o’clock
No of Components: 207 (60 Jewels)
Water Resistance: 5 ATM or approximately 50 metres
Power reserve: 42 hours
Black alligator sewn onto black rubber with red stitching
Clasp: Stainless steel deployant buckle