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Oris is one of the last big watch manufacturers that has been able to maintain its independence even after 100 years. The company exclusively produces mechanical watches that are known for their exceptional value for money. More

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Oris Bronze 43mm Automatic 01 771 7744 3185-Set LS new
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Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition
£3,059
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Przedsiębiorstwo Handlowe Usługowe
203
PL
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic 7500 pre-owned United Kingdom, Lancashire
Oris BC3 Automatic Day Date 7500 Black Dial
£455
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Frazer Watch Co
 
UK
Oris Steel 36mm Automatic 10-68 pre-owned United Kingdom, Darwen
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£1,500
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25
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Oris Steel 44mm Automatic 01 733 7533 8454-07 4 24 34EB pre-owned United Kingdom, Ivybridge
Oris Divers Date
£500
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Oris Steel 40.5mm Automatic 01 734 7684 4051 new United Kingdom, Wilmslow
Oris Artelier Translucent Skeleton NOS
£1,405
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Mark Worthington Jewellers
174
UK
Oris Steel 47mm Automatic 7609 pre-owned United Kingdom, Kent
Oris Divers ref 7609 steel/ steel
£995
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Vintage & Prestige
36
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Oris Steel 43.5mm Automatic 01 733 7730 4135-07 4 24 65EB new
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Oris Aquis Date
£1,049
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CANTELI JOYEROS SL
37
ES
Oris Steel 39mm Automatic 01 733 7737 4053-07 8 19 01 new United Kingdom, Carlisle
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Oris Chronoris
£1,250
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Jopsons Jewellers
53
UK
Oris Steel 43mm Automatic Aquis Date pre-owned United Kingdom, Aberdeenshire
Oris Aquis Wrist Watch Date 01 733 7653 4154-07 4 26 34EB
£860
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The Classic Watch Buyers Club Ltd.
18
UK
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Oris Steel 36mm Automatic 01 733 7747 4055-07 4 17 18 new
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Oris Divers Sixty-Five 2018
£1,013
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Montredo GmbH
1590
DE
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic 01 623 7582 4074-07 5 21 71FC pre-owned United Kingdom, Lancashire
Oris Artelier Automatic date small second 7582 Black Dial
£720
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Frazer Watch Co
 
UK
Oris Steel 42mm Automatic 01 733 7720 4054-07 8 21 18 new United Kingdom, London
Oris Divers Sixty-Five
£1,534
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WatchesofMayfair.com
607
UK
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic 75477414065LS pre-owned United Kingdom, Beckenham
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Men's Watch
£800
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Private Seller
UK
Oris Steel 28.5mm Automatic 01 561 7650 4334 new United Kingdom, Wilmslow
Oris Classic Date NOS
£695
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Mark Worthington Jewellers
174
UK
Oris Steel Automatic 733 7720 4055 pre-owned
Oris DIVER 65
£1,110
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Royal Jewelers
15
US
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic 635.7560.4748RS pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris Williams F1 PVD Day-Date steel automatic watch EASTER...
£495
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Austin Kaye and Co Ltd
114
UK
Oris Steel 35mm Automatic 7465 pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris 7465 Steel Black Dial Pointer Date Watch
£500
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The Luxury Hut
33
UK
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic Big Crown Pointer Date new
Oris BIG CROWN POINTER DATE 01 754 7741 4065 5 20 63
£1,268
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WatchBox
443
US
Oris Gold/Steel 42mm Automatic 01 733 7594 4331-07 8 20 63 new
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Oris Classic Date 2018
£625
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Montredo GmbH
1590
DE
Oris Steel 29mm Automatic 01 561 7650 4031 - 07 5 14 10 pre-owned United Kingdom, Lancashire
Oris Classic Date Automatic Ladies 7650
£395
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Frazer Watch Co
 
UK
Oris Steel 39mm Manual winding pre-owned United Kingdom, LONDON
Oris Vintage Oris Antimagnetic incabloc 17 Jewels Gents Watch
£85
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Private Seller
 
UK
Oris Steel 45mm Automatic 01 748 7710 4164-07 5 22 14FC new United Kingdom, London
Oris Big Crown ProPilot GMT
£1,578
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WatchesofMayfair.com
607
UK
Oris Steel Automatic 01 735 7662 4154 new United Kingdom, Wilmslow
Oris Artix GT Day Date 01 735 7662 4154 - Unworn NOS
£1,040
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Mark Worthington Jewellers
174
UK
Oris Steel 46mm Automatic 01 733 7675 4154-SET pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris Aquis Depth Gauge
£1,895
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Swiss Watch Company Ltd.
303
UK
Oris Bronze 40mm Automatic 01 754 7741 3167-07 5 20 58BR new
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Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition
£1,233
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AURUM PREZIOSI DI BELLINGERI RICCARDO
399
IT
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic 01 733 7670 4054-07 821 77 pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris Atelier Date stainless steel automatic watch
£580
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Austin Kaye and Co Ltd
114
UK
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic Divers Sixty Five new
Oris DIVER SIXTY-FIVE 01 733 7707 4354 5 20 45
£1,585
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WatchBox
443
US
Oris Steel 45mm Automatic 653.7631.46.84LS pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris BC4 Blue Eagles LE
£1,505
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Frezer
409
UK
Oris Steel 42mm Automatic 7511 pre-owned United Kingdom, Lancashire
Oris BC3 Big Crown Chronograph Automatic Black Dial 7511
£730
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Frazer Watch Co
 
UK
Oris Bronze 42mm Automatic 01 733 7720 3185-Set LS pre-owned United Kingdom, WEST MIDLANDS
Oris Carl Brashear
£2,349
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Oris Steel 40mm Automatic 01 754 7741 4064-07 5 20 65 new United Kingdom, London
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date
£1,102
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WatchesofMayfair.com
607
UK
Oris Titanium 46mm Automatic 01 739 7674 7754-07 4 26 34BTE new United Kingdom, Wilmslow
Oris Aquis Titan Small Second Date 01 739 7674 7754 - Unworn NOS
£1,460
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Mark Worthington Jewellers
174
UK
Oris Steel 42mm Automatic 01 735 7662 4424-07 4 21 26FC pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris Artix GT Day-Date
£1,150
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Swiss Watch Company Ltd.
303
UK
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic 7560 pre-owned
Oris MINT Oris Williams F1 Team Day Date Stainless Automatic...
£476
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Collectors Coins & Jewelry of Smithtown
109
US
Oris Titanium Automatic ProDiver Chronograph pre-owned United Kingdom, Westhoughton
Oris Pro Diver Chronograph Titanium 1000 M
£1,695
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Chronomaster Ltd
25
UK
Oris Steel 43.5mm Automatic Aquis Date new
Oris AQUIS DATE 01 733 7730 4134 8 24 05 PEB
£1,585
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WatchBox
443
US
Oris Steel Automatic 01 773 7705 4134 new United Kingdom, Kingston Upon Hull
Oris Big Crown Pro Pilot
£2,260
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Ian Blowers Jewellers
55
UK
Oris Steel 39mm Automatic Oris 01 733 7591 4054 pre-owned United Kingdom, Preston
Oris Artelier Automatic Date 7591 Black Dial
£620
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Frazer Watch Co
 
UK
Oris Steel 43mm Automatic 01 733 7653 4154-07 4 26 34EB pre-owned United Kingdom, gl54 2rr
Oris Aquis Date
£800
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Private Seller
 
UK
Oris Steel 42mm Automatic 01 733 7720 4055-07 5 21 02 new United Kingdom, London
Oris Divers Sixty-Five
£1,393
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WatchesofMayfair.com
607
UK
Oris Steel Automatic 01 744 7665 4054 new United Kingdom, Wilmslow
Oris Artelier Pointer Date 01 744 7665 4054 - Unworn NOS
£1,195
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Mark Worthington Jewellers
174
UK
Oris Steel 44mm Automatic 01 645 7629 4061-07 8 22 76 pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris Big Crown Small Second Pointer Day
£825
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Swiss Watch Company Ltd.
303
UK
Oris Titanium Automatic 677 7590 77 64 RS pre-owned United Kingdom, Carlisle
Oris TT3
£1,650
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Jopsons Jewellers
53
UK
Oris Steel 43mm Automatic 7653-04 pre-owned
Oris Men's Oris 7653 Automatic Divers Black Dial 43mm Stainles...
£709
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Collectors Coins & Jewelry of Smithtown
109
US
Oris Steel 31mm Automatic 561 7687 4051LS pre-owned
Oris Artelier 561 7687 4051LS
£594
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WatchBox
443
US
Oris Bronze 36mm Automatic Big Crown Pointer Date new
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 36mm 01 754 7749 3167-07 5 17 66BR
£1,129
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Prestige Time
306
US
Oris Steel 41mm Automatic 01 751 7697 4164-07 5 20 14FC pre-owned
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Oris Aviation Big Crown ProPilot 41mm Automatic Date 2019
£801
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Montredo GmbH
1590
DE
Oris Steel Automatic 7533 pre-owned United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Oris Divers Oris divers date, bracelet and rubber strap
£749
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Private Seller
 
UK
Oris Steel 45mm Automatic 01 752 7698 4063-07 5 22 05FC new United Kingdom, London
Oris Big Crown Propilot Day Date
£1,137
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WatchesofMayfair.com
607
UK
Oris Steel Automatic 01 733 7629 4263 new United Kingdom, Wilmslow
Oris Big Crown Date 01 733 7629 4263 - Unworn NOS
£1,015
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Mark Worthington Jewellers
174
UK
Oris Titanium 44mm Automatic 01 774 7661 7481 pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition
£1,595
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Swiss Watch Company Ltd.
303
UK
Oris Steel 42mm Automatic 01 735 7740 4154-07 8 24 50S pre-owned United Kingdom, Manchester
Oris Williiams Day Date 01 735 7740 4154-07 8 24 50S Watch
£695
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William May
30
UK
Oris Steel 39.5mm Automatic Aquis Date new United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oris Aquis Date 39.5mm 01 733 7732 4157-07 8 21 05PEB
£1,335
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The Watch Source Limited
78
UK
Oris Steel 32mm Automatic 582 7694 4061MB pre-owned
Oris Rectangular Complication 582 7694 4061MB
£773
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WatchBox
443
US
Oris Steel 40mm Automatic Big Crown Pointer Date new
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 40mm 01 754 7741 4037-Set LS...
£1,308
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Prestige Time
306
US
Oris Steel Automatic 01 754 7741 4064-07 5 20 65 new
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date
£935
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HJ Jewelers
15
US
Oris Steel 48mm Automatic pre-owned United Kingdom, london
Oris dive watch
£3,000
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Private Seller
 
UK
Oris Steel 45mm Automatic 01 752 7698 4065-07 1 22 72FC new United Kingdom, London
Oris Big Crown Propilot Big Day Date
£1,358
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WatchesofMayfair.com
607
UK
Oris Titanium Automatic 01 733 7589 7714 new United Kingdom, Wilmslow
Oris TT3 Darryl O'Young 01 733 7589 7714 - Unworn NOS
£1,015
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Mark Worthington Jewellers
174
UK
Oris Titanium 44mm Automatic 01 778 7661 7784 pre-owned United Kingdom, London
Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition II
£2,195
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Swiss Watch Company Ltd.
303
UK
Oris Steel Artix GT pre-owned United Kingdom, Hitchin, Herts
Oris 7662-01 Artix GT Automatic Wrist Watch
£750
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Andrew charles
11
UK
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Oris – Independent for Over 100 Years

Oris is one of the last big watch manufacturers that has been able to maintain its independence even after 100 years. The company exclusively produces mechanical watches that are known for their exceptional value for money.

Highlights

  • Independent of large corporations
  • Exclusively produces mechanical watches
  • Special watches for divers, pilots, and motorsport fans
  • Very good value for money
  • Trademark Red Rotor

Oris – Specialists of Mechanical Diving, Motorsport, and Pilot's Watches

Oris occupies a special position among Swiss watch manufacturers. Its location in the German-speaking part of Switzerland sets it apart from the majority of other Swiss manufacturers, who tend to be based in the French-speaking part of the country. Oris is also one of the few manufacturers that is completely privately owned and has not become part of a large corporation. For decades the company has exclusively produced mechanical watches, and in 2014 it resumed the development and production of its own in-house calibers. Oris watches are admired for their simple, functional design, along with their elegance and attractive value for money.

This clear sense of structure is reflected in their product line, which consists of four collections: Diving, Aviation, Motorsport, and Culture. Watches like the ProDiver Pointer Moon and the Aquis Depth Gauge are popular among both professional and amateur divers. The same can be said for pilot's watches like the Big Crown ProPilot and the watches in the Motorsport collection. All of these timepieces offer well thought-out functions for their respective purposes. The classic-looking watches in the Culture collection are also a successful mixture of tradition and innovation.

How much do Oris watches cost?

Oris has a reputation for offering top quality watches at very attractive prices. Pre-owned vintage models sell for as little as 100 euros, and current models are also reasonably priced. For example, a mint-condition Big Crown ProPilot Date can be bought for 900 euros. Prices for current versions of the Aquis Date diving watch sit at around 1,000 euros, and the iconic ChronOris Date is only slightly more expensive at around 1,150 euros.

Plan to spend a bit more for models with complications like a chronograph function. For these watches, you can generally count on prices between about 2,000 and 3,500 euros. Watches with in-house calibers naturally lie at the upper end of this range, with a watch like the Artelier Calibre 111 selling for around 3,000 euros. Prices reach up over 13,000 euros for watches like the Artelier 110 Years Limited Edition, which boasts a red-gold case and the limited in-house movement 110.

Detailed Price Information

Model Reference number Price (approx.) Features
Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter 01 733 7705 4164-Set 5 23 15FC 2,600 euros Mechanical altimeter
Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition 01 732 7736 4081-Set LS 1,800 euros Limited run of 1,917 pieces
Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 01 111 7711 4163-Set 1 22 72FC 3,500 euros In-house, hand-wound movement 111
Aquis Depth Gauge 01 733 7675 4754-Set RS 1,900 euros Mechanical depth gauge
Aquis Date 01 733 7730 4154-07 4 24 64EB 1,000 euros Waterproof up to 300 m (30 bar)
Divers Sixty-Five 01 733 7720 4051-07 4 21 18 1,200 euros 1960s retro look
ProDiver Pointer Moon 01 761 7682 7154-Set 2,500 euros Mechanical tide display
Williams Carbon Fibre Extreme Chronograph 01 674 7725 8764-07 424 50FCTB 3,000 euros Carbon case
Williams Day Date 01 735 7740 4154-07 4 24 54FC 1,000 euros Display for date and day of week
Williams 40th Anniversary Limited Edition 01 673 7739 4084-Set LS 2,990 euros Retro look from the first ChronOris
Artelier Dexter Gordon Limited Edition 01 733 7721 4083-Set LS 1,400 euros Limited run of 1,000 pieces
Artelier Calibre 111 01 111 7700 4031-Set 1 23 73FC 3,600 euros In-house, hand-wound movement 111

Oris Pilot's Watches – A Long Tradition

The tradition of producing pilot's watches at Oris dates back to 1910. In 1938 Oris introduced its Big Crown design, which gets its name from the oversized crown that is easy to use even when wearing pilot's gloves. The Oris Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition pays homage to the manufacturer's earlier pilot's watches and had a limited run of 1,917 pieces. The Oris automatic movement 732, which is based on the Sellita SW 200-1, ticks inside the 40-mm stainless steel case of this two-hand watch. A Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition will cost you about 1,800 euros.

Altimeter Included – The Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter

The 2014 Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter marks Oris's first automatic watch with an integrated, purely mechanical altimeter. This imposing 47-mm watch displays altitudes from 0 to 4,500 meters (14,500 feet) using a yellow scale around the edge of the dial while a red indicator shows the current air pressure. There are models with the altitude given in either meters or feet. The altimeter is activated using an additional crown at 4 o'clock. When the crown is screwed down, the altitude can no longer be measured; however, the watch then becomes water resistant up to 100 m (10 bar). The movement 733 based on the SW 200-1 operates inside this watch and includes a date display at 3 o'clock. A Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter costs about 2,600 euros when fitted with a textile strap and about 2,800 euros with a stainless steel bracelet.

Take a Plunge with Oris Diving Watches

Oris diving watches enjoy widespread popularity, especially in Europe, with the Aquis Date leading the pack. Its stainless steel case can withstand depths of up to 300 m (30 bar), and it has a unidirectional rotating ceramic bezel. The hands and indices are coated in SuperLuminova, making them easy to read even in the darkest depths. The movement SW 200-1-based 733 powers this watch and displays the date at 6 o'clock. Cases are available in diameters of 43.5 mm and 36 mm. Regardless of which size you choose, you should set aside around 1,000 euros for an Aquis Date. The Aquis Date Diamonds was designed with women in mind. It is 36 mm in diameter and has 12 diamonds on the dial in place of indices. Prices for this watch hover around 1,400 euros.

A Diving Watch with a Depth Gauge – Aquis Depth Gauge

One of the most innovative diving watches to appear in recent years is the Aquis Depth Gauge, which also uses the movement 733. The 46-mm black stainless steel case is water resistant up to 500 m (50 bar). A unidirectional rotating bezel and SuperLuminova-coated hands and indices are also part of the package. One feature makes this watch particularly exceptional: A thin channel around the edge of the sapphire crystal functions as a depth gauge based on the Boyle-Mariotte law. As pressure increases while diving, the air inside the channel becomes more and more compressed, allowing water to gradually enter the channel through a small opening at 12 o'clock. The depth is then shown using a scale around the dial. This method of measuring depth had never been used in a mechanical watch before. One of these innovative watches can be yours for around 1,900 euros.

The Return of an Icon – The Divers Sixty-Five

As its name suggests, the Divers Sixty-Five is a modernized remake of the first Oris diving watch from 1965. Just like the original, the current version is water resistant up to 100 m (10 bar). The automatic movement 733 based on the SW 200-1 ticks inside this watch and provides it with a date display and a power reserve of 38 hours. This retro watch costs about 1,200 euros.

Oris and Motorsport

Motorsport has been a pillar of Oris's product landscape since the early 1970s. In 2003, Oris even became an official partner of the Formula 1 team Williams. This collaboration resulted in the launch of a collection of watches bearing the Williams name in 2015. A highlight of the current collection are chronographs with carbon cases. A special patented method allows the 44-mm case to be constructed almost entirely from carbon; only the crown, pushers, the thin bezel, and the screw-down case back are made of coated titanium. Thanks to the use of carbon, these watches are both light and extremely robust. The ETA 7750-based Oris movement 674 is at work inside of them. You can buy an Oris Williams Chronograph Carbon Fibre Extreme for around 3,000 euros. The Oris Williams Valtteri Bottas Limited Edition, limited to 770 pieces and dedicated to the Formula 1 driver with the same name, costs around 3,500 euros.

ChronOris – The Oris with a Vintage Look

If you're more interested in a vintage look than a high-tech one, you should take a closer look at the ChronOris models. Chronographs from the 1970s inspired the design of the Oris Williams 40th Anniversary Limited Edition, released in commemoration of the racing team's 40th year. However, the positions of the 30-minute counter at 12 o'clock, the 12-hour counter at 6 o'clock, and the date display at 3 o'clock lend this watch a modern touch. The Oris movement 673 based on the ETA 7750 ticks inside the 40-mm stainless steel case and has a power reserve of 48 hours. Prices for this limited edition chronograph sit at just under 3,000 euros.

Oris and Culture

Oris's Culture collection contains classic dress watches well suited to formal occasions. Fitting to its name, many watches in this collection take inspiration from jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, and Herbie Hancock. For example, the Artelier Dexter Gordon Limited Edition is dedicated to the saxophonist Dexter Gordon and was limited to 1,000 pieces. This three-hand watch with a date display at 6 o'clock wins people over with its understated elegance. References to the saxophone can be found in the reed-shaped index at 12 and the brass second hand that contrasts nicely with the gray-brown dial. An Artelier Dexter Gordon Limited Edition can be yours for around 1,400 euros.

Oris Watches with In-House Movements

The in-house movements 111, 112, and 113 also feature in the Artelier collection. All three are hand-wound calibers that are based on the limited caliber 110 from 2014. They all have a 10-day power reserve, which is displayed on the dial. Caliber 111 includes a small seconds dial and a date display, whereas caliber 112 has subdials for a second time zone and a moon phase. Caliber 113 displays the date, day of the week, calendar week, and month. You should plan to spend about 3,600 euros for an Artelier Calibre 111 with a stainless steel case. Prices for an Artelier Calibre 112 start around 4,650 euros. If you're looking for an Artelier Calibre 113, be sure to set aside around 4,400 euros.

The History of Oris

Oris's history begins in 1904 when Paul Cattin and Georges Christian took over the Lohner and Co. watch factory in the northern Swiss town of Hölstein. A nearby stream, the Orisbach, would become the company's namesake. In the following decades, Oris became the largest employer in the town and had factories in a number of other locations until the late 1920s. For a time, it even operated a bus service to bring its employees to and from work.

From the beginning, Oris has concentrated on making watches for special purposes. Aviators, divers, and motorsport racers quickly grew enthusiastic about the functional design and high quality of Oris watches. Together with culture, these categories remain pillars of the Oris product range to this day.

During the Quartz Crisis at the beginning of the 1970s, Oris fell on hard times and became part of ASUAG, which would later become the Swatch group. In 1982, the company regained its independence, following a management buyout initiated by Dr. Rolf Portmann and Ulrich W. Herzog. The company remains independent to this day. One of the most important decisions made by the new company leadership was to produce only mechanical watches. In the 1990s, "High-Mech" became Oris's slogan in response to the "high tech" trend at the time. Since 2002, the company's trademark Red Rotor has been the embodiment of this spirit and can be found in all of their automatic watches.

To celebrate the company's 110-year anniversary in 2014, Oris resumed production of their own in-house movements after a 35-year hiatus. The movements, which have a power reserve of 10 days and incorporate sophisticated complications, are being gradually introduced into the company's collections.

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