Oris Watches: The Rebirth of the Brand and a Test of the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge


WatchTime’s free download brings you a test of a popular Oris watch and the history of the Oris Watch Company.

Take this unique opportunity to learn how the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge performed on the wrist of a real diver, But that’s not all: you will also find out the full story on how Oris CEO Ulrich Herzog presided over the spectacular rebirth of the Oris watch brand and learn about the history of Oris watches in a detailed historical timeline. Both stories are from the pages of WatchTime magazine and are now available together in this WatchTime Spotlight download — and best of all, it’s absolutely free!

WatchTime’s free download brings you a test of a new Oris watch and the history of the Oris Watch Company.

“Mechanical Man” is the story of Ulrich Herzog and his impact on Oris during and after the quartz crisis. Written by WatchTime’s Norma Buchanan, it provides a thorough history of Oris watches (including a sidebar timeline devoted to Oris watch history) with a focus on how Herzog revitalized the brand by moving Oris watches away from quartz movements and into mechanical ones. After reading this in-depth, fact-packed article, filled with quotes from Buchanan’s exclusive interview with Herzog, you’re sure to become an Oris expert! The article also serves as a perfect lead-in to our test of one of the watches discussed, the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge. To get both, download WatchTime Spotlight: Oris — The Rebirth Of The Brand And A Test Of The Oris Aquis Depth Gauge now.

WatchTime’s free download brings you a test of a popular Oris watch and the history of the Oris Watch Company.

If you’re interested in Oris watches, particularly its divers’ models, you’ll also appreciate our in-depth review of the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge, an innovative timepiece made for serious divers. For the article “Pressure Tactics,” by WatchTime’s Jens Koch, we strapped one of these  Oris watches on the wrist of a diver and tested how its functions, including its clever depth gauge, performed under the pressure of a deep-sea submersion. This test of the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge was conducted during a “free” dive, in which the diver descends as far as possible on just one breath. The story includes the watch’s full specs, including price, as well as the numerical test results. If you want to expand your knowledge about divers’ watches — as well as Oris watches in general — you should download WatchTime Spotlight: Oris.

If you are a diving enthusiast, a fan of Oris watches, or both, this FREE download is for you. In these two comprehensive WatchTime articles, we reveal the story behind how Oris made the shift to mechanical watches and follow it up with a review of one of those mechanical Oris watches, the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge. This WatchTime Spotlight download will make you an instant Oris expert!

In this FREE Download, you will learn more about:

  • The technical specs of the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge
  • How the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge differs from other divers’ watches
  • The pros and cons of the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge
  • The history of Oris watches, including several milestone timepieces
  • How Ulrich Herzog brought Oris watches into the mechanical era

WatchTime’s free download brings you a test of a popular Oris watch and the history of the Oris Watch Company. This free download is available here: https://watchtime-shop.com/watchtime-spotlight-oris

This promotional article was originally published on June 4, 2014, and has been updated.

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