Hublot specially presents the Classic Fusion Only Watch Britto watch co-created with Brazilian artist Romero Britto, and pays tribute to Only Watch 2015 with a unique artwork! The Only Watch Charity Auction, founded in 2005, is held every two years. The proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Monaco Association against Muscular Dystrophy to fund research for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
This watch art treasure is specially created for the 6th Only Watch charity auction, and it is the first time that the top watch and its inspired artistic oil paintings will be auctioned together, creating a precedent for the simultaneous auction of watches and traditional artworks all over the world! The Classic Fusion Only Watch Britto watch showcases the brand’s relentless pursuit of artistic innovation. The dial is filled with large open flame enamel technology, bold geometric shapes and brightly contrasting visual effects present modern art, and highlight ONLY WATCH with a unique perspective. Artistic font. As an innovation in aesthetic art and watchmaking craftsmanship, the Classic Fusion Only Watch Britto watch combines the ‘bright fire enamel’, modern pop art and cubism art in a square inch. It is amazing!
Adhering to Romero Britto’s usual style, gorgeous and colorful, the dial-making experts meticulously reproduce the outline of the work, and then press platinum on it to prepare for the next exquisite craft of filling enamel. The enamel master first grinds the enamel in a mortar, and then spreads it on the dial. The master must painstakingly mix colors. Loyal to the original as much as possible. The enamel masters strictly follow the method of Romero Britto’s selection of acrylic pigments and mix enamel dyes. They choose 6 opaque colors from 250 colors on the color plate. These colors are extremely sensitive to the firing temperature and it is extremely difficult to control. . Continuous firing at a high temperature of about 800 degrees Celsius, each color can be firmly attached to the metal. In the process of manufacturing the dial, it is a challenge to perfectly display the essence of the work with precision technology, and when the brightly colored dial is leaping in front of the eyes, the masterpiece of the world can really come out.
HUBLOT overcomes many challenges, and finally produces this masterpiece of masterpiece, which combines traditional craftsmanship with 21st-century technological innovation and interprets the art of fusion again. The Only Watch 2015 Charity Auction will launch a global watch tour on September 23, 2015, and a charity auction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on November 7.
Classic Fusion Only Watch Britto
Model 515.CS.0910.LR.OWM15 (limited to one, not priced)
Classic Fusion case, 45 mm, black polished ceramic
Black polished ceramic bezel, 6 H-shaped titanium screws
18K white gold dial with large open flame enamel finish; Britto design
HUB1302 manual winding movement, small seconds at 7 o’clock