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The Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 P2P Limited Edition is targeted at Bitcoin owners

The Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 P2P Limited Edition is targeted at Bitcoin owners

Virtually Yours

Text: Celine Yap


Christmas comes early for Bitcoin owners who are interested in a Hublot watch. The dynamic Swiss watch brand is the first luxury watch company in the world to offer its products for purchase exclusively with Bitcoins. The Big Bang Meca-10 P2P Limited Edition celebrates 10 years since the invention of Bitcoin by the anonymous creator named Satoshi Nakamoto, who's apparently worth $19.4 billion, which is the value ascribed to the 980,000 bitcoins he or she is said to own.

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Working with OS Limited, Asia's leading digital asset brokerage, Hublot will make the Big Bang Meca-10 P2P Limited Edition available only through e-commerce. You can order and pay for it strictly online. A 210-piece limited edition, this ultra-sporty model has a 45mm case made from microblasted black ceramic. Hublot uses high tech ceramic which is highly scratch resistant, lightweight and hypoallergenic. But why 210 pieces only? That's a reference to the global limit of Bitcoins which is fixed at 21 million.

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Through its open-worked dial, you can see the in-house manufactured movement Calibre HUB 1201. Its 10-day power reserve – a nod to Bitcoin's 10th anniversary – may be read off the red-and-green indicator, along with a countdown window at six o'clock displaying number of days.

To add a unique touch on each watch sold and give the wearer extra bragging rights, the timepiece will bear the identification number of the transaction made via Bitcoin. A final tribute to cryptocurrency can be found in the Blockchain-inspired design on the blue calfskin leather strap, which is lined with black rubber.

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The Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 P2P Limited Edition is available for purchase exclusively online via a unique payment system that enables Hublot to accept payment in Bitcoin. Its price has yet to be fixed, but you can register online to receive more information.

 

 

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