10 days Hand Lift
Hublot introduces to the Baselworld 2016 a watch with a new manufactory plant: The skeleton hand-winding plant is called HUB1201, thanks to two parallel spring houses power for ten days reserve and appears in the Big Bang Meca-10. Of the 223 parts of the plant are 24 storage blocks. The Power reserve display works with a rack transfer. At the six you can read in a red frame the remaining gear reserve in days. At three o’clock the last three days a red dot is gradually visible.
The balance is also visible from the front between seven and eight o’clock. The functional diversity of the plant will be extended in the future via modules. The 45-millimeter housing of the Big Bang Meca-10 is made of titanium or the limited version All Black made of black ceramic, which is 500 copies. Prices start from 19,600 euro. jk
In the video: How Hublot produces its own carbon enclosures
Why the high-tech material carbon presents the watch manufacturers with special challenges and how they are solved at Hublot, watches expert Jeff Kingston shows in the following (Englischssprachigen) video. He visited the Hublot manufactory in Gland (Switzerland), in which the carbon enclosures are made.
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