After several years of research and development, Breil watchmaker Carlo Crocco launched Hublot in 1980 with a piece that combined a metal case and rubber strap for the first time in the history of horology.
Before long, the concept of teaming precious metal with a durable and comfortable natural rubber strap was frequently imitated — but rarely bettered — by Hublot’s luxury Swiss competitors.
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3. Fit for a King
4. A Modern Classic