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Franck Dubarry launches Hipporium NFT and creates a fusion between digital world and watchmaking art

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Geneva, Switzerland, Oct. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Franck Dubarry creates an all-new “Deep-Ocean” watch collection, and partners with renowned graphic designers to create a collection of 5,000 unique “Hipporium” NFTs. ” (Non-Fungible Token) giving the right to redeem a watch with a random discount per NFT family.

The Drop begins November 25e2022 on the local Hipporium.io (Ethereum Block Chain) site, and will be available later on the OpenSea.io marketplace

A UNIQUE DIVING WATCH

Developed in Switzerland with freediving champion Davide Carrera (record at -123 meters in Constant Weight), the Deep-Ocean is a modern and durable automatic diver’s watch exclusively sold to owners of a Hipporium NFT.

Manufactured in Stainless Steel to professional diving standards (-300 meters/1,000 feet), the Deep-Ocean comes with various components made from recycled plastics found in the oceans, fitted with bio-rubber straps and nylon from recycled fishing nets.

The 42 mm stainless steel case plays with different finishes to highlight a very sharp design. Water resistant to 300m/1,000ft, the case features a patented quick release strap system with a handsome polished push button and a dial knob at 9:30 that adjusts the internal bi-directional bezel, used to measure the duration of the dive.

The Deep-Ocean comes with different colors and different levels of rarity for each reference. Behind the triple-thick sapphire crystal treated with multiple layers of anti-reflective treatment, the open-heart dial showcases the automatic movement through tinted mineral crystal.

A unique system (patent pending) attaches the bracelet to the case thanks to a quick release button located on the case at 6 and 12, allowing quick and easy interchangeability of the bracelet.

At the bottom of the case, an engraved Hipporium character reminds its owner that they have exclusive access to several benefits both in the metaverse and in real life, such as invitations to live events and discounts on watch collections.

A DISRUPTIVE OWNERSHIP EXPERIENCE

As part of the Hipporium project, the sale of this collection is exclusive to owners of a Hipporium NFT (non-fungible token) that can be purchased on the site. www.hipporium.io departure November 25.

Created by Franck Dubarry and his team of renowned graphic designers playing with the aesthetic codes of the crypto world, The Hipporium NFT is a collection of 5,000 unique digital works whose authenticity, uniqueness and ownership are guaranteed thanks to technology. Ethereum blockchain.

Inspired by tribal worlds and sci-fi universes depicted in pop culture, the Hipporium collection depicts a space traveler Hippo, traveling from one metaverse to another and offers a unique ownership experience with exclusive perks at both in the metaverse and in real life.

10 unique characteristics define the 10 Hipporium families, each with a different level of rarity and eligible to redeem a Deep Ocean watch with up to 80% discount randomly awarded per NFT family.

DISCOVER THE 10 FAMILIES

Maori Tattoo (unique trait: tattooed face) is a family of 20 NFTs only, offering the holder an 80% discount to redeem their watch. It is the most exclusive family in the Hipporium collection and has various advantages, including the most incredible real-life experiences.

Predator Hunter (Unique Trait: Predator Helmet) is a family of 50 NFTs only, giving the holder a 70% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various advantages, including real-life experiences specifically focused on adventure.

Yamashita Gold (unique trait: gold color) is a family of 110 NFTs only, offering the holder a 65% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various advantages, including culture-specific lived experiences.

Desert Planet (Unique Trait: Desert Helmet) is a family of 260 NFTs only, giving the holder a 60% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various benefits including real-life experiences specifically focused on the martial nature.

Kamakura (Unique Trait: Samurai Helmet) is a family of 350 NFTs only, giving the holder a 55% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various advantages, including real experiences, specifically geared towards martial arts.

Psychedelic (unique trait: Pink Apple Color) is a family of 450 NFTs only, giving the holder a 50% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various advantages, including real experiences, specifically focused on festive events.

Space Traveler (unique trait: Darth Vader Color) is a family of 770 NFTs only, giving the holder a 40% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various advantages, including real experiences, specifically focused on space technology.

Inter Galactic (unique trait: Cushion Armor) is a family of 990 NFTs only, offering the holder a 30% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various benefits including real world experiences, specifically focused on metaverse international events.

Flag Earth (unique trait: Country Flag) is a family of 1,000 NFTs only, offering the holder a 20% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family of the Hipporium collection and has various advantages, including real experiences, specifically focused on travel.

Meta Fusion (unique trait: Unique NFTs, not included in previous families) is a family of 1,000 NFTs only, offering the holder a 10% discount to redeem their watch. It is an exclusive family from the Hipporium collection and has various benefits including real-life experiences, specifically a random mix of real-life experiences from the other 9 families.

ABOUT FRANCK DUBARRY

Franck Dubarry is a famous watch designer who resides in Switzerland and Argentina.

He is also the founder of various brands, including TechnoMarine and Franck Dubarry Watches.

As an expert in watchmaking, Franck Dubarry has delivered over 1,000 impressive designs that have had a tangible impact on the watch market.

His previous company sold 2.5 million watches and created a revolution with many innovations that affected the entire industry.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

CASE

42mm recycled stainless steel case or black PVD coating.

Patent pending, quick release strap system.

Rotating dial at 9:30 to adjust the internal bidirectional bezel.

Wheel and crown guards are made from recycled plastics found in the oceans.

Screwed back with engraved Hipporium NFT.

Triple thickness sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.

DIAL

Enameled brass dial with open-heart pendulum.

Luminescent 3D indexes and skeletonized hands.

Internal bi-directional bezel with a digital scale on the dial to track dive time.

BRACELET & BRACELET

Option 1:

Nylon from recycled fishing nets sewn on a rubber strap (FKM).

Stainless steel pin buckle.

Option 2:

Exclusively designed stainless steel bracelet with a brushed finish and polished center links.

Stainless steel folding clasp with safety.

MOVEMENT

Miyota 82s0 automatic movement.

WATER RESISTANCE

Water resistant to 300 meters / 1,000 feet.

CONTACT: Contact us: [email protected] davidecarrera75 (at) gmail.com Franck Dubarry Franck Dubarry information (at) franckdubarry.com