Friday, June 11, 2010

Hublot King Power Commemorates Mexico's 200th Anniversary

All decked out in the Mexican National Colors, Hublot KING POWER commemorates the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence. Engraved on the case back is the famous "Bell of Dolores". The bell priest Miguel Hidalgo y Castillo rang, on September 16, 1810 in his small town of Doloes Guanajuato. to encourage his people of Mexico to liberate themselves from 300 years of Spanish ruling.
4 days later, the Mexican People heeded his call and hence the Battle of Guanajuato. It took another 10 years of revolting for Mexico to finally become independent on September 27, 1821.
Hublot is paying tribute to those early days where passion for liberty rose above all.
The vibrant rich forest green hands and number indicators as well as the deep red red counter bridges and red minute tracks exudes this passion. Surrounding the dial is a micro-blasted black ceramic bezel with molded black rubber. Punctuating the bezel is 6 relief black PVD H-shaped titanium screws - a signature of Hublot. Highly resilient black composite resin make up the bezel lugs and lateral inserts. SuperLumonova coats the hands and counters enabling the wearer to discern the time in the dark.
A Hublot Calibre HUB4201 automatic movement comprising of 252 pieces and 27 jewels creates optimal precision. The "King Power" is water resistant to 100m and has a 42 hour power reserve.
Black Ceramic "King Power" has a limited edition of 150 watches and King Gold is limited edition 50 pieces.

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