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									MANCHESTER UNITED HOLDS CHAMPIONS TROPHY TOUR IN ASIA

       HUBLOT UNVEILS KING POWER RED DEVIL IN SHANGHAI

June 29, 2011 - Shanghai - Manchester United, Barclays Premier League Champions, today
held a cocktail party in the Hublot boutique at Plaza 66 in Shanghai, with one of the Club‟s
famous players, Patrice Evra, in attendance. This event is part of the twelve-day Champions
Trophy Tour of Asia. As THE official timekeeper and long-term partner of Manchester United,
Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot shows its highest respect for the Club and congratulates them
on their historic 19th English league title won in May 2011.

A club with an exceptional record and iconic players, Manchester United‟s legendary soccer
team boasts over 132 years of history, during which they won 36 major trophies. Since 1878,
Manchester United has crystallized the world‟s passion for soccer. The team, an embodiment of
great ambitions, began its partnership with Hublot, their official timekeeper, in 2008. A huge
Hublot clock tower welcomes visitors and fans at the main entrance to Old Trafford Stadium. As
a tribute to this fantastic partnership, Hublot developed three limited editions: Red Devil Bang I in
black ceramic at only 500 pieces, Red Devil Bang II in King Gold at only 100 pieces, and in 2011,
the newly launched King Power Red Devil in two versions at 500 pieces and 250 pieces,
respectively. These three models are equipped with a 45-minute chronograph movement
especially designed for counting down each half of a football game. They also incorporate the
Red Devils emblem on the dial.

The latest King Power Red Devil to be unveiled on the hallowed turf of Old Trafford on 7 May
2011 is a testament to fusion and innovation. Featuring a new chronograph movement with two
centre chrono hands that provide better readability, it comes with a new skeleton working,
leaving it more open to reveal even more of the working parts of the watch and its fine
mechanics. In a nod to Old Trafford's more than one hundred year-old turf, the watch indices
come in a natural grass-green colour, obtained using real blades of grass from Old Trafford,
picked and preserved especially by the club's groundsmen for the making of this limited series.
It took Hublot 6 months of development to stabilise the plant material and its original colour,
including against UV and temperature differences. The case comes with two redesigned push
buttons, each protected by a little safety bar, which is completely built-in on either side of the
crown. This limited edition is produced in 500 numbered pieces for the micro-blasted black
ceramic version and in 250 pieces for the King Gold 18K version. Each watch is accompanied by
a certificate guaranteeing its authenticity, signed personally by Sir Alex Ferguson.
                                               www.hublot.com
        电话 021-61332688-2345 ∙传真 021-62881459 ∙ 邮箱: corer.hu@lvmhwatchjewelry.com
      Contact for International Press: Marine Lemonnier Brennan – T.+41 22 990 99 83 – m.lemonnier@hublot.ch
Hublot and Manchester United - Milestones
Oct.2008       Hublot becomes the official timekeeper of Manchester United and launches the
               Red Devil Bang I to celebrate the club‟s 130th Anniversary and double victory -
               in the Premier League and in the Champions‟ League.
Jul. 2009      Manchester United visits China. Hublot and MU host the “One Million Dollar
               Goal” in Hangzhou to collect charity funds for the “Hope Education Foundation”
               established by Li Xinjie, Xu Ruyun et al.
Aug. 2009      A ten-meter tall “Hublot tower clock” is unveiled in the legendary Old Trafford
               Stadium.
Oct. 2009      Hublot develops a limited edition (100 pcs.) of the Red Devil Bang II in red gold
Jul. 2010      Hublot and Manchester United launch the One Million Dollar “Goal for United
               for UNICEF Challenge” in New York City. Over the past few years, the
               Manchester United-UNICEF initiative has collected more than two million
               pounds and improved the living conditions of more than two million two
               hundred thousand children.
May, 7th, 2011 Hublot launches the King Power Red Devil in the legendary Old Trafford
               Stadium.



Patrice Evra
Born: 15/05/1981
Position: Defender
Debut: 14 January 2006 v Manchester City (a)
Relentless in defence and explosive in attack, Patrice Evra is the embodiment of a modern
full-back. As a January 2006 arrival from Monaco, the Senegalese-born star has established
himself as arguably the world‟s outstanding left-back throughout the ensuing seasons of success.
Athletic defending and speedy attacks are the bread-and-butter components of Patrice‟s game,
but he is also a natural showman who brings an unpredictability to attack down United‟s left flank.

Titles
Monaco                  Coupe de la Ligue (1): 2002–03
Manchester United       Premier League (4): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11
                        Football League Cup (3): 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10
                        FA Community Shield (3): 2007, 2008, 2010
                        UEFA Champions League (1): 2007–08
                        FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2008
Individual              UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year (1): 2003–04
                        UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year (1): 2003–04
                        PFA Premier League Team of the Year (3): 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10
                        FIFPro World XI (1): 2009
                        UEFA Team of the Year (1): 2009
                                               www.hublot.com
        电话 021-61332688-2345 ∙传真 021-62881459 ∙ 邮箱: corer.hu@lvmhwatchjewelry.com
      Contact for International Press: Marine Lemonnier Brennan – T.+41 22 990 99 83 – m.lemonnier@hublot.ch
                                    King Power Red Devil
TECHNICAL DETAILS


References              716.CI.1129.RX.MAN11
                        716.OM.1129.RX.MAN11
Series                  Limited to 500 pieces for the micro-blasted version
                        Numbered from No. 01/500 to No. 500/500
                        Limited to 250 pieces for the King Gold 18K version
                        Numbered from No. 01/250 to No. 250/250
Case                    “King Power”, diameter 48 mm
                        Micro-blasted black ceramic or King Gold 18K
Bezel                   Micro-blasted black ceramic or circular satin-finished ceramic with black rubber
                        moulding 6 H-shaped relief black PVD titanium screws
Crystal                 Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective treatment
Bezel lug               Black composite resin
Lateral inserts         Black composite resin with push-piece guard at 3 o'clock.
Case-back               Micro-blasted black ceramic or circular satin-finished King Gold 18K
Crown                   Black PVD steel, with black rubber insert
Push-piece              Black PVD steel with black and red rubber moulding
Water resistance        10 ATM or approximately 100 metres
Dial                    Sapphire, indexes made from grass from the hallowed turf of Manchester United's
                        Old Trafford stadium, date window at 4 o'clock, Red Devil logo at 3 o'clock.
Hands                   Satin-finished, black nickel with red luminescent coating
Movement                HUB4245 skeleton chronograph with central 45‟ counter. Automatic self-winding
Bridges                 Micro-blasted & bevelled, with black galvanic coating
Screws                  Steel, polished & locked
Oscillating weight      Monobloc in heavy metal with ceramic ball bearings
Main plate              Micro-blasted with black galvanic coating
Barrel                  With reinforced spring
Escapement              Swiss lever escapement with silicon pallet fork and escapement wheel
Power Reserve           72 hours
Wristlet                Adjustable black rubber strap
Clasp                   Black PVD titanium „deployant buckle‟
                        Decorative plate in micro-blasted black ceramic or King Gold 18K


                                                  www.hublot.com
           电话 021-61332688-2345 ∙传真 021-62881459 ∙ 邮箱: corer.hu@lvmhwatchjewelry.com
         Contact for International Press: Marine Lemonnier Brennan – T.+41 22 990 99 83 – m.lemonnier@hublot.ch

								
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