The Swiss watchmaker introduces the Big Bang Unico Ledger, a landmark watch created in partnership with Ledger, the world’s leading and most secure crypto and digital asset platform, already trusted by 4 million customers worldwide. The watch merges high-end crypto technology and traditional watch craftsmanship.
The watch is based on the Big Bang Unico, which has a 42mm black ceramic case and a skeletonised automatic chronograph in-house movement.
Most striking is the watch’s high-contrast golden bezel, cast in solid “Electrum”, a natural gold and silver alloy that was used by Lydian societies in around 580-590 BC to mint the earliest known coins. For the watch, Hublot’s R&D Department developed a special stainless version of the alloy containing a 50/50 gold-silver mix.
The Bitcoin Latin motto “Vires in Numeris”, or strength in numbers, is stamped six times into the bezel’s outer edge. Together, these themes capture the spirit of the world’s oldest and newest currencies.
Packaged with the watch is the Ledger & Hublot Nano X, a limited-edition crypto key that will only be available with the watch. The Nano X is Ledger’s signature digital asset wallet, a market-leading Bluetooth-enabled piece of hardware for safely encrypting, securing, managing and growing your crypto assets. The Nano X is finished in matte black and decorated with both Ledger and Hublot logos.
The Hublot Big Bang Unico Ledger will go down in history as the game-changer – the first wristwatch to fuse fine watchmaking and high-end crypto technology perfectly together.