The New Hublot Gold King Power Watch

in Hublot | Sunday, April 19. 2009

Hublot has unveiled its Gold King Power watch, a watch that is easily recognizable as a Hublot watch with its elegant yet sporty use of rubber and gold. The Gold King Power watch gets its name from the new red gold alloy used in the creation of the watch called King Gold, this new redder and more resilient alloy was developed for especially for Hublot and this is the first time it is being used by the brand. This impressive new limited Edition creation will have a production of only 500 pieces.

The case is 48 millimeters in diameter and is produced in the new King Gold. The bezel is made from King Gold as well with black rubber molding and 6 black PVD-coated titanium raised H-shaped screws. The bezel lugs and lateral inserts are made form a black composite resin and the King Gold crown and push-pieces are finished with black rubber inserts. The dial is protected by a sapphire crystal with interior/exterior anti-reflection treatment. The dial is matt black with gold plated micro blasted counters and flange. The gold plated hands indicate the applique gold plated markers for the chronograph hand and hours and minutes. The case is complimented by an adjustable jointed black rubber strap with a King Gold and steel gold PVD deployant clasp.

The New Hublot Gold King Power Watch features a self-winding mechanical movement with a split-seconds foudroyante chronograph. The Hublot HUB 4144 caliber was developed with La Joux-Perret. The polished bridges have a satin-finish with chamfered edges, while the screws are produced form black PVD. The oscillating weight is Tungsten carbide with dimpled surface coated with black PVD. The bottom plate is sand-blasted and rhodium-plated and the escapement has a Glucydur balance spring. The watch features a 42 hour power reserve and is water resistance to 100 meters.

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