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Special King Power Edition Hublot celebrates the 200th anniversary of the independence of Mexico

Hublot is joining the Mexican people in celebrating the 200th anniversary of their independence, with a limited edition King Power in the national colours, featuring the symbol of the "Bell of Dolores" engraved on the case-back.

It was in 1810 that the people of Dolores, led by its priest Miguel Hidalgo y Castillo, started their rebellion to free themselves from Spanish domination. Calling on the villagers - by ringing the bells of his parish - to revolt against the colonial grip, he uttered the famous "Cry of Dolores", an exhortation to fight the Spanish government to win national independence. Without military experience and armed with improvised weapons, the inhabitants of Dolores triggered a wave of revolution throughout the country, thereby marking the first crucial step towards its independence. Now, in 2010, Hublot is paying tribute to these early combatants by creating a King Power bearing on its dial the colours of Mexico, and whose case-back reproduces an illustration of the famous "Cry of Dolores", symbolised by the bell that sounded the rallying call in 1810.


Print 27.01.2022

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