Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Special Edition “Jose Bautista”

On 30 Jan 2018, luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot revealed an exclusive timepiece designed with baseball legend Jose Bautista, former Toronto Blue Jays outfielder, titled Classic Fusion Chronograph Special Edition “Jose Bautista”.

The Classic Fusion Chronograph Special Edition “Jose Bautista” is a sleek, all black timepiece designed with and inspired by Jose Bautista and his illustrious career as a right fielder for the Toronto Blue Jays. The dial features his baseball number, “19” at the noon marker with 21 black diamonds and polished black plated appliques.

The case is black ceramic on a black rubber alligator strap with grey stitching, and the right-hand chronograph function is designed in the likeness of a baseball. The star’s autograph is visible on the sapphire case back.

Technical details
Model: Classic Fusion Chronograph Special Edition “Jose Bautista”
Reference: 521.CM.1490.LR.JBA17
Limitation: SPECIAL EDITION XX/19

Case
Satin-finished and polished black ceramic
Diameter: 45 mm
Thickness: 13.05 mm
Bezel: Satin-finished and polished black ceramic
Bezel Lug: Grey composite resin
Screws « H »: Polished black PVD titanium
Glass: Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment
Crown: Polished black ceramic with HUBLOT logo
Pushers: Polished black ceramic
Case back: Polished black ceramic engraved “SPECIAL EDITION” + “XX/19”
Case back Glass: Sapphire with interior anti-reflective treatment + “JBA17” logo
Water Resistant: 5 ATM (50m)

Dial
Black sunray satin-finished
Index n°19 set with 21 black diamonds
Polished black plated appliques
Hands: Polished Black plated hands

Movement
Caliber Hublot HUB1143
Type: Self-winding Chronograph movement
Dimensions: Dia. 30 mm (131/4’’’); Thickness 6.9 mm
Date: Window at 6.00
No of Components: 280
Jewels: 59
Frequency: 4 Hz (28’800 A/h)
Power reserve: 42 Hours

Strap
Black rubber and black alligator with grey stitching
Buckle: Black PVD stainless steel deployant buckle clasp

Misc
Presentation case: SM.KWBOX.006.JBA17.01

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