Oris SA is the company’s official name for Oris watches private company that has been in operating condition since 1906. Oris’ watches are solid and real Swiss-made. In fact, the name Oris comes from the name of a valley and river near Hölstein, Switzerland. Since Georges Christian & Paul Cattin, two Le Locle watchmakers, agreed to open a business there in 1904, the head office has been expanded to encompass the exponentially large company. At Ribigasse 1, CH-4424 Hölstein, Switzerland can be seen as one of the plant and manufacturing buildings of Oris SA. Oris items can be labeled as flexible in many classifications that fall into four major groups namely Culture, Motorsports, Aviation, and Diving. Pilots and other aeronauts are in the Aviation collection; motorcyclists like racing car drivers have Motorsports; scuba divers and other sub-aquatic activities were for the Diving collection, and traditional and limited editions watch falls into the Cultural collection.
There are 10 Oris watch models available on the Oris website right now. The following are Oris Aquis, Divers, ProDiver, Big Crown, Big Crown ProPilot, Big Crown ProPilot X, Artelier, Classic, Chronosis, and Artix GT.
The Oris Whale Shark Limited edition ref 01 798 7754 4175-Set is predicated on the Oris Aquis GMT diver’s watch and is available only to 2,016 pieces to denote the year of the IUCN’s landmark whale shark declaration. The 43.50 mm watch features a blue dial with Superluminova BG W9 hands and indices, and stainless steel case and bracelet.
Oris has set a step back in history by featuring the Oris Divers Sixty-Five, a resurgence of a legendary diver’s watch that emerged 50 years ago in the Oris collection. The latest Oris Diver Sixty-Five ref 01 733 7707 4356-07 8 20 17 features a brown dial with Superluminova light old radium in hands and indices, and a multi-piece bronze case and bracelet.
The Oris Professional Chronograph ref 01 774 7727 7154-Set is equipped with an automatic helium valve and super visible counter displays. It’s the conclusive professional watch for divers. It features a black dial and a titanium bracelet. The 51 mm case comprises Multi-piece titanium and sapphire domed crystals with a water-resistance of up to 10 bars.
Oris Big Crown
The Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition ref 01 754 7741 3167-07 5 20 58BR features a special bronze edition with a green dial watch. Its material and color combinations are emblematic of the heritage of the watch. The 40 mm case is bronze, and it comprises a dark brown leather strap with a bronze buckle.
Oris Big Crown ProPilot
The Oris Big Crown ProPilot Big Day Date ref 01 752 7760 4063-07 5 22 07LC has been influenced by the skies for over 70 years, featuring a grey dial, leather strap, and stainless steel case. This heroic timepiece has since created up an entire collection of sky-bound watches to fulfill the expectations of fighter pilots in Normandy, France.
Oris Big Crown ProPilot X
The Oris Big Crown ProPilot X Caliber 115 ref 01 115 7759 7153-Set7 22 01TLC is powered by an in-house produced caliber. The skeletonized Calibre 115 movement has a nonlinear reserve signifier to demonstrate how they function and a power reserve of up to 10-day. It features a skeleton dial and titanium-made bracelet and case materials.
The Oris James Morrison Academy of Music Limited Edition watch ref 01 733 7762 4085-Set is a tribute to the Australian jazz musician, James Morrison. It features a gradient ‘dégradé’ blue dial, a black leather strap, and a stainless steel case with an engraved Academy of Music logo at the back.
The Oris Classic Date ref 01 733 7719 4375-07 5 20 35 features a blue guilloche dial and a black leather strap. This considered a watch of elegance and quality turning itself as a distinguishable preference for stylistic people. Its 42 mm case comprises multi-piece stainless steel, flat sapphire, and a rose gold PVD plated top ring.
The Oris Chronosis Limited Edition ref 01 673 7739 4034-Set LS attributes a chronograph, similar to the original in 1970, and is available only to 200. It also features a black dial and dark brown leather strap. Its 40 mm case comprises stainless steel.
Oris Artix GT
The Oris Artix GT Skeleton ref 01 734 7751 4133-07 5 21 09FC shines among the others because of its skeletonized grey dial and dark brown leather strap. The 42 mm case comprises stainless steel and domed sapphire.
Oris Watches Movement
Oris produces solely spring-driven watches, which means mechanical calibers. Several of its calibers are inferred from Ébauche movements that are a kind of model in which Oris gets a modular, unfinished movement and can add their own properties to meet the demand of any watch in which it will be used. One illustration will be the Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer with a dual time zone function or GMT, and the movement utilized is termed the Oris 690. The Oris caliber 690 is actually using a base of an ETA2836-2 caliber which is a mechanized caliber created by ETA, a subordinate of Swatch Group which is a watchmaking conglomerate. This does not mean that the movements of Oris are second class. ETA is making great movements and Oris is improving them greatly. Some assume that the prestige of a brand is directly related to the number of its own structures formed completely in-house. Although most watchmakers are not outfitted to do all in-house, they are broadly accepted.
In A Nutshell
Oris watches potentially achieve great performance in the Swiss watch market. Oris is one of the most cost-effective departure points in comparison with most luxury watch brands, considering the value they offer. In fact, they are priced well. It is vital to recognize that Oris produces only mechanical watches now. Most people that believe that a luxury watch is some kind of capital expenditure are wrong. Over time, investment should be appreciated. Watches are kind of like automobiles, on the other hand. They need repair work every few years and the first time you use it; they lose a percentage of their worth.