Swiss manufacturer Hublot, which is the Official Timekeeper of the Brazil World Cup, unveiled today the official watch of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 with the King Pelé. The watch is available in two versions, an 18K King Gold version with carbon fibre bezel, and a black ceramic version, also with a carbon fibre bezel. The dial bears the national colours of Brazil, yellow and green – in reference to the competition’s host country. Inside is the new automatic HUB1260 manufacture movement, a bi-retrograde movement with central chrono comprising 385 components (Frequency 4 Hz, 28,800 Vib/Hour). The novelty is supplied with a structured and ribbed natural rubber strap. Full technical details after the break.
412.CQ.1127.RX.– Ceramic Carbon – Limited to 200 numbered pieces
412.OQ.1128.RX.– King Gold Carbon – Limited to 100 numbered pieces
Case “Big Bang Unico” – 45 mm diameter
18K King Gold or Black ceramic – both polished and satin-finished.
Bezel Carbon fibre with 6 H-shaped titanium screws, countersunk, polished & locked
Crystal Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflection coating
Bezel lugs Black composite resin
Crown 18K King Gold black overmoulded rubber with Hublot logo
or Black PVD titanium with black overmoulded rubber and Hublot logo
Case back 18K King Gold or Black ceramic – both satin-finished
Sapphire crystal with interior anti-reflection coating
Dial Black, matt and satin-finished
Yellow retrograde display and minute hand
Green retrograde display and second hand
Movement HUB1260 UNICO Manufacture self-winding movement,
Bi-retrograde movement with central chrono
Components 385 (44 jewels)
Power reserve Approximately 72 hours
Water resistance 10 ATM, i.e. approx 100 metres
Strap Structured and ribbed natural black rubber
Clasp Black PVD titanium deployant buckle with 18K King Gold or carbon fibre insert
Photos courtesy of Hublot.