BaselWorld 2010 Preview: HUBLOT Gold King Power Tourbillon GMT

HUBLOT Gold King Power Tourbillon GMT

HUBLOT Gold King Power Tourbillon GMT

The King Power TOURBILLON GMT is the first Hublot Tourbillon watch to feature a dual time zone indicator. The two-color dial is set in the 2 o’clock position to allow the traveler to see the time in the place of his or her choice. The King Power Tourbillon GMT has another special feature at 9 o’clock: its Retrograde Date.

The gold color of this watch is completely unique. It is the result of a newly developed, rarefied alloy made especially for this timepiece. The alloy is known as “King Gold”, and is obtained primarily by adding 5% platinum, distinguishing it from all other currently known alloys and making it all the more precious. The delicacy of its microstructure ensures that the alloy is perfectly stable, which means durable quality and a long-lasting intense red color. Its enduring, intense red and toughness create a unique aesthetic.

Technical Specifications

“King Power” 48 mm diameter in “King Gold”

Microblasted black ceramic with moulded black rubber, with 6 relief black PVD H-shaped titanium screws

Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective treatment

Bezel lug
Black composite resin

Lateral inserts
Black composite resin

“King Gold”

“King Gold” with black rubber insert

“King Gold” with black rubber insert

Water resistance
100 m or 10 ATM

Multilayer with microblasted gold-dusted matt black counters and flange, gold-plated applique indexes and black SuperLuminova™ transfers, the
Retrograde Date is shown at 9 o’clock, the GMT dial at 1 o’clock in red and blue and the Tourbillon cage at 5 o’clock Hands Gold-plated hands with black SuperLuminova™

HUB6121 Tourbillon GMT Retrograde Date

Dimensions Diameter:
Ø 35.60 mm

6.90 mm

No. of components

Number of jewels

Screw balance, flat hairspring

21,600 Vib/h (3Hz)

Tourbillon Cage
Ø 12.50 mm

Power Reserve
90 hours

“Colimaçon”-decorated, 5N18 treatment

Polished and blocked, angled screw and slot, nickel-plated

Main plate
Microblasted, black chrome treatment

Upper plate
“Colimaçon”-decorated, 5N18 treatment

Adjustable articulated black rubber

Folding buckle in “King Gold” and gold PVD steel

Edition limited to 28 pieces numbered from 01/28 to 28/28


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