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HUBLOT - appointed Official Watch of UEFA EURO 2012TM - unveils in Kyivthe two official limited editions “UEFA EURO 2012TM watches”

As Official Watch of the UEFA EURO 2012 TM, and also present on the referee board of the14th UEFA European Football Championship, Hublot has chosen the Kyiv Olympic Stadium, animposing 68,000-seater structure and the venue which will host several UEFA EURO 2012TMmatches as well as the final scheduled for 1st July 2012, as the symbolic location for theunveiling of its two official UEFA EURO 2012TM watches.

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As the competition's Official Watch, Hublot held a press conference, attended by Jean-ClaudeBiver, Chairman of Hublot, Martin Kallen, Director of Operations at UEFA Events S.A,Markiyan Lubkivskyi, Tournament Director in Ukraine, and Friend of UEFA EURO 2012TMSergey Bubka, Ukraine's sporting legend (he remains the men's world pole vaulting recordholder, President of the National Ukrainian Olympic Committee and member of the IOC) for alarge number of local and international journalists, at which it unveiled the two King PowerUEFA EURO 2012TM watches, one made from King Gold and ceramic and mainly featuring theblue of the Ukrainian flag, and the other in titanium and ceramic featuring the red of the Polishflag. This King Power chronograph, 48 mm in diameter, with elegant sporty lines, was speciallycreated for this event and includes a 45-minute counter at 9 o'clock amongst its specialfeatures, indicating the duration of half a football match as a nod to the footballing world. Theofficial UEFA logo is featured on the watch's sapphire crystal case-back, surrounded by agraphic representation of a football, inspired by the competition's official logo.

Hublot started out as a trailblazer in 2006, as the first luxury brand to invest in football, and hascontinued to develop its commitment to the sport: Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of theFIFATM World Cup, Official Timekeeper for Manchester United, Bayern Munich, AjaxAmsterdam... These privileged relations have given rise to a host of synergies and to a highlevel of creativity, providing Hublot with global visibility.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

References: 716.OM.1129.RX.EUR12 (Ukraine) – Limited edition of 250 numbered pieces
716.OM.1129.RX.EUR12 (Poland) – Limited edition of 500 numbered pieces
Case: "King Power" - Diameter 48 mm in 18K King Gold (Ukraine) or satin-finished titanium (Poland)
Bezel: Black ceramic with circular satin finish and black rubber moulding
6 H-shaped relief black PVD titanium screws
Crystal: Sapphire with blue minute track transfer (Ukraine)/or red Sapphire with red minute track transfer (Poland) Interior and exterior anti-reflective coating
Bezel lug:Black composite resin
Lateral lug: Black composite resin with push-piece guard at 3 o'clock
Case back: 18K King Gold with circular satin finish (Ukr) or titanium with circular satin finish (Pol) - UEFA EURO 2012TM logo transfer on crystal
Crown: Satin-finished 18K King Gold or satin-finished Titanium with black rubber insert
Push-pieces: Black PVD titanium with black and blue (Ukraine) or back and red (Poland) rubber moulding
Water resistance: 10 ATM or approximately 100 meters
Dial: Sapphire, satin-finished indexes coated with 5N gold with yellow SuperLuminovaTM (Ukr) or Sapphire
satin-finished indexes coated with ruthenium with white SuperLuminovaTM (Pol) - Date window at 4 o'clock
Hands: Satin-finished and coated with 5N gold, with blue SuperLuminovaTM (Ukraine)
Satin-finished and ruthenium coated, with red SuperLuminovaTM (Poland)
Movement: HUB4245 skeleton chronograph with central 45’ counter - Self-winding mechanical movement
Oscillating weight: Black galvanic coating, with tungsten carbide heavy metal segment
Components: 249 (Jewels: 28)
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,600 Vib/h) / Power reserve: 42 hours
Strap: Adjustable black rubber strap with blue or red decoration
Clasp: Micro-blasted black PVD titanium deployant buckle & satin-finished 18K King Gold (Ukr)
Satin-finished titanium (Pol) decorative plate


Related link: www.hublot.com
 
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