Since 2005, Hublot has been working alongside Only Watch to support the courage and determination both of children suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and of future generations, and so that, one day, research will triumph over this disease.

Is there anyone who symbolises victory, courage, determination and the desire to excel better than Usain Bolt?

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For the 2017 edition, Hublot has created a transparent watch out of sapphire, one of the most difficult materials to machine. In choosing this material, it has sought to convey a message—that of pushing limits ever further, always believing that they can be exceeded or overcome. This is a watch that embodies hope and the desire to win.

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Inspired by one of champion Usain Bolt's favourite models, the Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt for Only Watch is emblazoned with the Jamaican sprinter's trademark gold and vibrant colours. A symbol of victory to adorn the wrist.

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To fully underscore the commitment of Hublot and Usain Bolt to the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy, and to illustrate the notion that it's the time you give to a cause that makes the cause so important, Hublot will organise a meet and greet between the winner of the bid and the fastest man of the world, Usain Bolt.

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Gold for victory; green for hope

In a 45 mm Big Bang case, the Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt for Only Watch showcases a green and gold design paired with a transparent strap. This unique piece will be auctioned with a second strap, in yellow-gold colour calfskin, featuring the silhouette of the Jamaican flag, in a nod to the athlete's origins.

The counter at 9 o'clock bears the silhouette of the "Lightning Bolt" and his iconic victory sign. The skeleton dial is made from 3N 18K yellow gold. This unique piece is accompanied by a PUMA t-shirt signed by the fastest man in the world.

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