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BASELWORLD 2017: Oris Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition

BASELWORLD 2017: Oris Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition

Events of the past don’t change, but our understanding of them can. Until recently, Oris believed that its first pilot’s watch was the Big Crown of 1938, an iconic piece of design named after its oversized crown that still informs the company’s aviation-inspired watches today. But a recent discovery made it clear history had a different...
PRE-BASELWORLD 2017: Oris Artelier Calibre 113

PRE-BASELWORLD 2017: Oris Artelier Calibre 113

At Baselworld 2017, Oris will continue its proud watchmaking tradition by officially unveiling Artelier Calibre 113, the fourth in the company’s series of highly innovative, high-functioning watches powered by in-house developed movements. Calibre 113 shares the same base architecture as Oris Calibres 110, 111 and 112, but features a novel business...
The new Oris Aquis

The new Oris Aquis

Oris is pleased to announce the new Oris Aquis Date, a fresh interpretation of the independent Swiss company’s high-performance diver’s watch. As well as offering superlative build quality, the new Aquis Date is a stylish accessory, designed to give divers confidence both in the depths and on dry land. Oris has been making diver’s watches...
The Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition – On a mission to save the world’s sharks

The Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition – On a mission to save the world’s sharks

In 40 years time, sharks will be extinct. That is the troubling prediction of leading ocean conservation experts who have tracked the decline of the world’s shark population over the last 50 years. Oris made its first diver’s watch in the 1960s and has had a close relationship with the oceans ever since. Today, the independent Swiss company has...
Baselworld 2016: Oris Williams Chronograph Carbon Fibre Extreme - Light speed

Baselworld 2016: Oris Williams Chronograph Carbon Fibre Extreme - Light speed

The watch’s case is made of carbon fibre and titanium, but not just any carbon fibre. Oris has developed and patented a carbon fibre manufacturing technique derived from processes used by Oris’s long-standing Formula 1 partner Williams and never before seen in watchmaking. Oris’s technique has been designed to exploit the full potential of...
Pre-Baselworld 2016: A man of honour - Oris commemorates the life of Carl Brashear

Pre-Baselworld 2016: A man of honour - Oris commemorates the life of Carl Brashear

The Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition is based on Oris’s hugely successful Divers Sixty-Five and celebrates a man who conquered not only challenges of race, but also of disability. Brashear joined the Navy in 1948 as a 17-year-old, and despite facing discrimination on account of his race he graduated from the Navy’s diving programme in 1954. In...
Pre-Baselworld 2016: Oris introduces a brooding version of its modernist Artix

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Oris introduces a brooding version of its modernist Artix

Oris’s latest skeletonised watch brings elements of both classical and contemporary watchmaking together, combining a skeletonised movement with the best of 21st century watch design and finishing techniques. Oris has black-plated the skeletonised parts of the movement in various shades of black and grey, giving it an intriguing three-dimensional...