Sneak Peek: Hublot for Baselworld 2012


Hublot Boa Bang in green

Exotics are big this year, even on timepieces, as Hublot reveals the stunningly beautiful Boa Bang, a paean to the sensuous allure of snakeskin. The Boa Bang 41mm, available in stainless steel or a warmer 18k red gold, boasts an embossed snakeprint on the straps and dials, which are also embellished with bezel-set diamonds and baguette gems.

In flamboyant, Amazon jungle green or a more subdued Sahara brown, the Hublot Boa Bang aims to impress serious watch collectors as well, with its in-house HUB4300 mechanical chronograph movement. The Boa Bang is an extravagant investment piece that will see you through Fall and beyond - after all, exotics are a perennial feature in every season's collection of fine accessories.

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Hublot Boa Bang in gold

Technical Specifications

References 341.PX.7818.NR.1978 (gold/green version)
341.PX.7918.NR.1979 (gold/brown version)
341.PX.7817.NR.1978 (steel/green version)
341.PX.7917.NR.1979 (steel/brown version)
Series Limited edition of 250 numbered pieces for each of the 4 versions
Case Big Bang – Diameter 41 mm – Steel or 18K red gold, depending on the version
Bezel Steel or 18K red gold (gold version) set with:
48 baguette andalusites, dark smoky quartz, smoky quartz and transparent smoky quartz (brown version)
48 pale green baguette tsavorites, tourmalines and pale green sapphires (green version)
Crystal Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective coating
Bezel Lugs Black composite resin
Lateral inserts Black composite resin
Crown Steel or 18K red gold with black rubber inserts
Push-buttons Steel or 18K red gold with black rubber inserts
Case-back Steel or 18K red gold
Water resistance 10 ATM, i.e. approx 100 metres
Dial Green or brown Boa print
Indexes set with 8 diamonds, with total weight 0.14 carats
Hands Steel version: polished, rhodium-plated
Gold version: polished, gold plated
Movement HUB4300 Automatic mechanical chronograph
Date Trapezoid aperture at 4:30
Oscillating weight Openworked with black PVD coating, tungsten segment
Power reserve Approximately 42 hours
Strap Denim fabric with green or brown Boa print, stitched onto black rubber
Clasp Steel or 18K red gold deployant buckle

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