Hublot Classic Fusion 45mm Chronograph Bronze “Bucherer Blue Edition”

Created in partnership with luxury watch retailer Bucherer, the Hublot Classic Fusion Bronze Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS timepiece features an elaborately designed bronze case and a mechanical automatic movement. Boasting a blue dial, this luxurious timepiece from the Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS skilfully blends innovation and tradition with an extraordinary combination of materials and revolutionary design to make a particularly strong masculine style statement.

The colour blue embodies innovation and tradition as well as modernity and dynamism for renowned watchmaker Hublot. This fascinating mix of opposites resulted in a truly unique approach to creating the new timepiece for the Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS.

The philosophy behind the Classic Fusion collection is the watch manufacturer’s vision to combine classic watchmaking, pioneering design and outstanding craftsmanship – a great source of inspiration for the new Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS model. The special edition Hublot has created for Bucherer celebrates this unique art of fusion and disruptive design featuring the combination of precious metals and industrial materials that Hublot pioneered with the Classic Fusion created as an homage to the brand’s original designs in the 1980s.

In the Classic Fusion Bronze Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS, Hublot for the first time combines a bronze case with a black ceramic bezel and six H-shaped titanium screws – an unsual and masculine blend of materials and colours that creates a bold style statement. The blue satin-polished dial with a sunray finish further emphasises the masculine design, and a blue rubber strap in combination with alligator leather adds the perfect finishing touches to this impressive creation.

This timepiece for the modern gentleman already features a beautiful natural patina, and Hublot’s distinctive bronze, with its subtle yellow and pink undertones, develops its individual character over time, ensuring every watch is a unique piece for its wearer.

The watch has a diameter of 45 mm and boasts a mechanical HUB1112 automatic movement with a 42-hour power reserve and a date display. The new special edition will be available exclusively in selected Bucherer stores in the UK and in online shop from 15 November 2018.

Technical details

Model: Classic Fusion 45mm Chronograph Bronze “Bucherer Blue Edition”
Reference:  521.BM.7180.LR.BUC18
Limitation: SPECIAL EDITION XX/30

Case
Black brushed bronze
Diameter: 45 mm
Thickness: 13.05 mm
Water Resistant: 5 ATM (50m)
Bezel: Black ceramic
Bezel Lug: Black composite resin
Screws « H »: Polished titanium
Glass: Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment
Crown: Black brushed bronze with HUBLOT logo
Pushers: Black ceramic
Case back: Microblasted black ceramic engraved “SPECIAL” + ”EDITION” + ”XX/30”
Case back Glass: Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment

Dial
Blue sunray satin-finished
Polished 3N gold plated appliques
Hands: Polished 3N gold 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 blue alligator with gold stitching
Buckle: Black PVD stainless steel deployant buckle clasp with brushed bronze insert

Presentation case
SM.BOXES.BB06.001

About the Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS

The Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS watch collection comprises 27 exclusive timepieces that Bucherer created in cooperation with 15 renowned watch manufacturers.

For 130 years, Bucherer has offered its customers a large selection of outstanding timepieces from first-class watchmakers. Its unique relations with the most distinguished brands in the industry are the fruit of many years of continuous collaboration, rooted in know-how, mutual respect and exceptional technical expertise. These rare partnerships produced the 26 men’s and ladies’ watches from the exclusive Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS collection, which Bucherer developed jointly with the watchmakers AudemarsPiguet, Baume & Mercier, Blancpain, Carl F. Bucherer, Chopard, Hublot, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, H. Moser & Cie., Panerai, Piaget, TAG Heuer, Tudor and Vacheron Constantin.

The central theme of the collection is the colour blue. For countless artists over the centuries, blue has been a source of inspiration, reminding us of the sky and sea. It has also become a symbol of the company Bucherer, and hence an identifying feature of the Bucherer brand.

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