News — 21 January 2013

by Chaz Nash


Hublot King Power Arturo Fuente watch honors the Opus X cigar with an interpretive design that is as visually aromatic as the 100 year old cigar.


The smoking jacket may have found its soul mate in Hublot’s King Power Arturo Fuente watch. It would appear that the Opus X is not the only thing smokin’ these days as Hublot has designed the King Power Arturo Fuente watch to visually capture the aromatic essence of Opus X and mark the cigar’s 100th anniversary. “Ladies and gents smoke and wear ‘em if you’ve got ‘em.” 

Connoisseurs that appreciate the rare sought after quality of the Opus X cigar will certainly embrace the stunning appeal and details articulated in Hublot King Power Arturo Fuente watch. King Power Arturo Fuente presents with Hublot’s signature King Power 48mm diameter case which is available in 18K King Gold or microblasted ceramic. It features a bezel in satin-finished 18K King Gold or black ceramic secured by 6 H-shaped relief back PVD titanium screws. The dial showcases in a beautiful matte brown with 18K King Gold plated satin-finish indexes and hour/minute hand accented with black SuperLuminova™.  The dial also sports Fuente’s brand logo which is located at 6 o’clock. The movement is Hublots’ HUB4100 mechanical chronograph with automatic winding.


King Power Arturo Fuente case-back is finished in 18K King Gold or ceramic, dons a special engraving of the Fuentes family members amid a backdrop of the family’s famous tobacco plantations. The Fuente’s brand logo and years establishing its 100 year anniversary is also proudly display on the case-back.


Hublot’s ability to innovatively design of the King Power Arturo Fuente watch to pay tribute in honor of the brand’s 100th anniversary was matched by the amazing parallels of Arturo Fuente and Hublots brands. Both brands have unique workshop with 300 employees. Opus X has a specific room as does Hublot for its complications. Both brands employ skilled master-experts committed to their exclusive expertise in regards to watch or cigar production. These significant factors allowed Hublot to accurately capture the essence of the King Power Arturo Fuente watch as well the manner in which it is presented in a specially designed genuine cigar case.


The King Power Arturo Fuente watch is present in a cigar case made of Macassar ebony and carbon. It also has the exclusive Opus X ring accompanied by the Hublot logo signature. The case includes a special edition of Opus X cigars made special for Hublot and of course Hublot’s limited edition watch available in 18K King Gold or ceramic.


The King Gold version watch (Reference 703.OX.3113.HR.OPX12) is available in a limited edition of 100 pieces, whereas the ceramic version (Reference 703.CI.3113.HR.OPX12) is available in a limited edition of 200 pieces. Whichever version of Hublot King Power Arturo Fuentes Opus X connoisseurs select it will have to be made in haste as these smoking limited edition timepieces will not be available for a long.


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