Plates, axes, wheels, gears. For all those who spent hours building and dismantling technical constructions, experimenting in the engineering world, the Big Bang MECA-10 offers itself as a transitional object. It took two years to develop and refine a new manufacture movement with on-board mechanics. Atypical architecture with Meccano-type design. Following the launch of the first Big Bang MECA-10 models in 2016, the “Black Magic” joins the Big Bang MECA- 10 collection composed of the King Gold, Titanium and Full Magic Gold versions.
An introduction to mechanics
Entirely conceived and developed in house, the HUB1201 is a skeleton mechanical movement with manual winding and a 10-day power reserve. There are 223 components, straight and curved perforated metallic strips, crown gears, racks, plates, axes, and ratchet wheels. An original assembly with ultra-stylised mechanics that will make you want to go straight to your workbench to build and dismantle it over and over again. A piece that draws inspiration from our childhood memories, when our days were filled with the games and excitement of building and creating small machines and structures.
An innovative construction with a skeleton dial revealing the detailed mechanics of the movement. This familiar and atypical design is constructed to create an audacious and original mechanical overlap of its power reserve. The 10-day power reserve allowed for the mechanism to be designed in manual mode to further reinforce this connection between man and his machine.
The movement is fitted with two parallel barrels with a power reserve indicator using a rack system. At 12 o’clock, two racks slide on a 9 o’clock to 3 o’clock axis thanks to a rack and pinion system. The 10-day power reserve has a dual display. At 3 o’clock, an opening gradually reveals a red spot during the last 2 days of the movement’s charge. At 6 o’clock, a crown gear marked from 0 to 10 indicates the remaining days of the power reserve. Perfecting this Meccano style, the regulating organ is visible beneath the dial at 7 o’clock. A powerful movement which—thanks to its impressive power reserve—will see its calibre develop at the whim of additional modules.
In micro-blasted and polished black ceramic, the 45-mm diameter Big Bang MECA-10 Black Magic has a matt black skeleton dial and a sapphire glass back enabling a double-sided vision of the new HUB1201 manufacture movement. As for the “One Click” strap, it comes clad in ribbed black natural rubber.
Case material: Microblasted black ceramic
Movement: Hublot Caliber HUB201
Power: 10 days
Water resistance: 100meter / 10ATM
Dial: Matte black skeleton
Strap:Black structured lined rubber strap
Buckle: Black ceremic and black plated titanium deployant buckle
Watch model price is CHF/EU (MRSP incl. VAT)