Hublot is famous as the official timekeeper in the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup that was to be held in Brazil. For this occasion a special Chronograph known as Hublot Big Bang Chrono Bi-Retrograde was made.
This is the first Big Bang model with the function bi-retrograde created by Hublot. After 18 months of research and development, and the new born automatic manufacture movement, a movement based on the bi-retrograde manufacture caliber UNIQUE column-wheel and dual-side coupling dial features a mechanical movement with automatic winding. Consisting of 385 components oscillating at a frequency of 28k vibrations per hour and has a power reserve of approximately 72 hours.
It offers visualization features bi-retrograde and central chronograph. Specifically, the start of the chronograph, the second hand and minute chrono moving from left to right over an arc of a circle of 45 minutes with an area of time additional 15 minutes which allows you to get up to 60.
Although it’s official name is Hublot Big Bang Official Watch of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, and you’ve earned the nickname “Soccer Bang”, it is available in two versions. This watch was first made justin a limited series of 200 numbered copies.
The bezel carbon fiber is enriched with titanium screws 6 H-shaped mirror polished and inserted wire. The loops are black while the crown composite resin can be molded or King Gold 18kt black rubber with Hublot logo or black PVD titanium with black rubber over-molded Hublot logo. On both sides of the crown are the two chrono buttons (Start, Stop and Reset). That at hour 2 also allows you to specify the period of time chosen from among the 4 proposed: 1st time, half-time, 2nd half and end of game. All 4 time periods are indicated by a small window in the middle at 12.
During a football match time never stops. For this reason, two hands are placed in permanent rotation in a counter at 6 o’clock. Therefore continue to indicate the passage of hours and minutes while the seconds are indicated by a small counter-shaped sector with a lancet with three arms positioned at 9 o’clock that runs continuously and allows checking at a glance the correct functioning of the movement.
The transparent case-back of the watch is visible from the World Cup
The dial dominates the yellow and green, the national colors of Brazil in homage to the country hosting the competition. The set and presented in a box “Unique Big Bang” 45.5 mm diameter as well, with elegant design and mechanical. Even the design of the screw-down crown molded in rubber has a profile decorated with the famous H screw Hublot and two buttons at 2:04.
Water-resistant to –100 meters, shows a bottom King Gold 18kt satin or satin black ceramic with a central opening so you can admire the movement. In the center of the bottom depicts the FIFA World Cup 2014.
Hublot Big Bang Official Watch of the FIFA World Cup, Brazil 2014 is equipped with a black rubber bracelet natural textured and coated with black PVD titanium buckle and insert in King Gold 18kt.