In 2016,, and the 45mm watch became one of our favourite launches that year with its cool new movement: aside from its impressive 10-day power reserve, what makes the manual-winding HUB1201 skeleton movement distinctive is its structure, which is inspired by Meccano children’s construction sets — as reflected in the movement’s perforated metallic strips, ratchet wheels, plates and so on.
Since then, Spirit of Big Bang case.. While it has been launched in the Big Bang case in various materials since 2016, its movement was reworked this year: bearing a similar Meccano-inspired aesthetic and still boasting a 10-day power reserve, the HUB1233 movement sits perfectly in the tonneau-shaped
And now, for the growing ranks of Meca-10 fans, Hublot introduces the Meca-10 Clock. It was created with L’Epee, the Swiss high-end mechanical clock specialists that are probably best-known for its collaborative works with independent watch brand MB&F.
With the expertise of L’Epee, the Meca-10 movement has been made four times larger, while retaining most of its original specifications, including, of course, its 10-day power reserve. Like the watch, the clock features a skeletonised face that allows a clear view of the movement as well as the power-reserve indicator at 6 o’clock.
Measuring 19.6cm by 18.1cm and characterised by Meccano-style detailing, there are two versions to choose from: steel (SGD67,100) or black PVD steel (SGD71,600). We can’t wait to see how else the Meca-10 family expands — literally or otherwise — in time to come.
This story first appeared in The Peak Singapore