By Jovan Krstevski
The new Spirit of Big Bang watch by Hublot completes the Big Bang series. This is the original watch, which inherited the barrel-shaped case, six titanium screws on the bezel, massive hands and hour markers, coated with white fluorescent material.
601.NM.0173.LR (SPIRIT OF BIG BANG TITANIUM CERAMIC)
601.NX.0173.LR (SPIRIT OF BIG BANG TITANIUM)
In the barrel-shaped case with dimensions of 51 mm x 45 mm is inserted a new skeletonized mechanism HUB4700, created in cooperation of Hublot and Zénith. The part of the caliber is visible from the front side of the case. The skeletonized caliber is equipped with 50 – hour power reserve.
601.OM.0183.LR (SPIRIT OF BIG BANG KING GOLD CERAMIC)
601.OX.0183.LR (SPIRIT OF BIG BANG KING GOLD)
The watch is released in several versions: titanium, titanium and ceramics, King Gold alloy and King Gold alloy combined with ceramics. The dial is made in shades of gray. The second`s hand is equipped with a red tip. The date aperture is positioned between 4 and 5 o`clock positions, and chronograph counters – at the 3, 6 and 9 o`clock positions.
Case Tonneau case – New « Spirit of Big Bang » design
Dimensions 51 mm X 45 mm
Titanium, Titanium Ceramic. King Gold 18 K, or King Gold 18 K Ceramic
Bezel Satin-finished black ceramic or titanium 6 o’clock/12 o’clock polished side
6 H-shaped matt titanium screws, countersunk, polished & locked
Crystal Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective coating and Hublot logo
Bezel lugs Black composite resin
Lateral inserts Black composite resin
Crown Hublot logo King Gold or satin-finished Titanium with black overmoulded rubber
Push-pieces 18 K King Gold or satin-finished Titanium with black rubber insert
Case-back 18 K King Gold or satin-finished Titanium
Sapphire crystal with interior anti-reflective treatment
Water resistance 10 ATM, i.e. approx. 100 metres
Counters at 9 o’clock (seconds) and 3 o’clock (minutes)
Small counter at 6 o’clock (hours).
Matt rhodium-plated, white SuperLuminova™ indices
Hands 5N gold-plated or satin-finished rhodium-plated, white SuperLuminova™
Movement HUB4700 Automatic skeleton chronograph movement
Zénith El Primero base given a pure Hublot look.
Date Black date window at 4.30
Oscillating weight Special « Spirit of Big Bang » design.
Black satin-finished tungsten
Power reserve Approximately 50 hours
Strap Black or brown alligator leather stitched onto black rubber
Clasp Titanium or King Gold deployant buckle
Jovan Krstevski – Founder, Proprietor & Executive Editor
Watch collector, aficionado and a Event profile in the Swedish nightlife. He launched Watchgeek back in 2011, which is now known as WristReview. He quotes ’WristReview is a site to help people find, explore, discover and enjoy wristwatches.’ His passion jump started in his early teens, when he was given his first mid-range wristwatch which was an Omega Seamaster. Since then he has always been in love with wristwatches!