Hublot presents the Big Bang Unico Teak Italia Independent
The Hublot Big Bang Unico Teak Italia Independent was presented at the Hublot boutique in Capri on 31 May. Produced in just 100 pieces, it is the latest in the collaboration between Hublot and Italia Independent, the Lapo Elkann brand.
"This new project - said Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO Hublot - has made us aware of the unsuspected ties between the sailing world and our experience in the field of watchmaking, including, for example, the use of materials and techniques cutting edge of innovation that we have managed to combine with traditional teak wood, a perfect combination of technology and tradition, that is the authentic meaning of the art of fusion Our partnership with Lapo Elkann and its Italia Independent brand acquires a dimension emotional, creative and technical ".
A watch related to the nautical and love for the sea of Lapo as his grandfather Gianni Agnelli great passionate about sailing.
"Sailing has always been part of my life," said Lapo Elkann. I spent many hours sailing in the Mediterranean, here on Capri, just off the coast of Brazil. I started very young thanks to my grandfather Gianni, a love story with extraordinary boats on which I was lucky enough to sail. [...] A sailor spirit that has been perfectly recreated thanks to the technical skills of our partner Hublot ".
Based on the Unique Big Bang, this timepiece uses the stylistic codes of the lawyer's yachts: Azzurra, Agneta, Extra Beat, Stealth and above all Tiketitoo. The case and the buttons are in King Gold, polished and micropallinated, the exclusive gold and platinum alloy developed by Hublot. The indexes are orange and the bezel is carved in teak like the decks of the yachts. The case has a diameter of 45 mm and an impermeability up to 100 meters. The Hublot Big Bang Unico Teak Italia Independent is powered by the UNICO HUB1242 caliber self-winding, flyback chronograph movement and column wheel, visible through the sapphire crystal mounted on the bottom of the watch with a 72 hour power reserve.
It is delivered with two black PVD-treated titanium folding clasp straps with 18K King Gold insert. One inspired by the world of regattas cut from a carbon and kevlar boat sail with a black rubber base with black stitching. The second black and orange striped in textured rubber. Thanks to the One Click system you can easily exchange the two straps. The Hublot Big Bang Unico Teak Italia Independent comes with a case containing a pair of Italia Independent sunglasses, whose frame is made of the same teak wood as the bezel of the watch.
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