This new material, a mixture of aluminum oxide and rare elements like thulium, holmium and chromium acronym of sapphire, produces a deep green that stands up to the finest emeralds and offers a level of strength that rivals that of a diamond. Its cubic crystalline structure guarantees the same shade and intensity of color regardless of the angle from which you look at the case.
The case is made from a mixture of aluminum oxide and rare elements / ©Hublot
“With this new Big Bang MP-11, Hublot once more asserts its regal mastery of innovation, at both a technical level and in terms of aesthetics,” says Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot. “By offering those that seek accomplishment a state-of-the-art material used in very high-tech applications, particularly in satellites, and by combining it with a manufacture movement with levels of performance that will go down in history, we are changing the face of our Art of Fusion.”
The Big Bang MP-11 in green SAXEM is limited to just 20 pieces, making it attractive to discerning collectors of rare and innovative pieces. A price of $127,000 dollars reflects its technical innovation and also its grand complications.
The transparent material allows owners to see the state-of-the-art complications within the timepiece. There is a manual-winding skeleton manufacture caliber that achieves a 14-day power reserve. Hublot has accomplished this feat thanks to original and spectacular movement architecture that integrates seven barrels connected in series.
The power reserve is directly displayed on a cylinder placed to the left of the seven barrels. The readability of the auxiliary hours/minutes dial is reinforced by hands and indexes highlighted in green luminescent plating.