Hublot Unveils New 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Luxury Watch On Sale For Bitcoin (BTC) Exclusively
Luxury watch manufacturer Hublot has unveiled its latest watch, the Big Bang Blockchain, which can exclusively be purchased with Bitcoin (BTC).
Luxury watch manufacturer Hublot has unveiled its latest watch, the Big Bang Blockchain. The watch, which can only be bought with Bitcoin (BTC), was created to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the infamous cryptocurrency that started the blockchain revolution.
Hublot honors Bitcoin with a new watch
In addition to celebrating Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary, the watch was released to also mark the company’s recent partnership with digital asset brokerage OS Limited, which took place in July.
The company further revealed that only 210 Big Bang Blockchain watches were made, with the figure being chosen as the hybrid number to indicate the 10 years that Bitcoin has been in place and the total 21 million BTC to be mined.
According to the report, OSL has been selected as the sole broker for all sales of the watch. The moment a customer orders the watch, OSL will send a confirmation email which will contain the sale date and the payment details.
Each watch will be designed with a unique serial number which will represent the number of the transaction on the blockchain the customer uses to buy the Big Bang watch and the watch will come with a Big Bang series’ signature industrial design. The sale of the watch ran from September 19 to September 29.
Those interested in the watch needed to register on the presale page of Hublot, and provide a self-portrait and a copy of their passport or any other government approved ID.
The company is set to start delivery of the watches on 3rd of January 2019.
Hublot believes in decentralization
The Swiss company is a big fan of Blockchain and the idea of decentralization. In its statement, the company mentioned that Blockchain technology has become the new backbone of the internet.
The technology is fast becoming one of the most useful technologies in the world, with its application in several aspects of the global economy a testament to that.