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Rescuing the Ocean’s Biggest Fish: Oris Whale Shark Limited Edition (With Live Photos)

While Oris’s dedication to producing its own movements in-house has been front-and-center lately (as witness the fanfare surrounding the launch of Caliber 400, its first automatic winding movement, last fall), the Hölstein-based manufacturer’s mission of releasing special timepieces in support of ocean-focused charitable initiatives has never wavered. Following up the Blue Whale model that completed...

Oris Introduces the Aquis Date Calibre 400 with New In-House Movement

In case you missed it, last week Swiss watchmaker Oris launched its latest in-house movement with the now much lauded Caliber 400. Today, the brand unveils the first timepiece to contain the new mechanism, the new Aquis Date Calibre 400. The new model uses the same design as previous standard Aquis Date models, while containing,...

Oris is Showcasing a New Movement at WatchTime Live. Here’s Why It Matters

Oris is one of the busiest brands in the market. With a steady stream of watch releases throughout the year, involvement in almost every major horological event, a collection of impressive charitable efforts, and numerous eye-catching collaborations, the Holstein-based watchmaker is consistently impressing us with its work. This past week, Oris once again demonstrated its...

Showing at WatchTime Live 2020: Oris Roberto Clemente Limited Edition Watch

Independent Swiss watchmaker Oris has been making timepieces in partnership with non-profit organizations worldwide, predominately focusing on restoring and conserving our environment. With its latest limited edition, Oris supports the Roberto Clemente Foundation, which honors the talents, achievements, and humanitarian initiatives of its namesake, baseball legend Roberto Clemente. Here’s what you need to know about the Oris...

Oris Hangang Limited Edition Supports River Restoration in South Korea

Over the past several years, Oris has become almost as well known for its environmental initiatives as for its value-proposition Swiss timepieces: so far in 2020, the brand has released two versions of its Carysfort Reef timepiece, whose proceeds help support of coral reef restoration. This week, it follows these up with another limited edition,...

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Direction Selection: A Hands-On Review of the New Oris Aquis GMT Date

The Aquis GMT Date doesn’t represent a venture into previously unexplored terrain for Oris because the popular independent brand from Hölstein, Switzerland, has previous experience with time-zone watches. The Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer is a pilots’ watch with innovative time-zone setting via the bezel. The local time advances in single-hour increments when you turn...

Back to the Reef with the Oris Carysfort Reef Limited Edition

Swiss watchmaker Oris in recent years has become almost as well known for its charitable partnerships as for for its dive watches, and today the brand returns to both themes with the new Carysfort Reef Limited Edition, a new, special variation on the Aquis GMT Date model. The limited-edition watch is being produced in partnership...

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A Hands-On Review of the Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer

A second-time-zone indicator ranks among the most useful watch complications, and not just for pilots and other people who fly frequently. But not all of these time-zone displays operate intuitively. They often have a 24-hour hand that can be reset in single- hour increments via the crown, but a watch of this kind may be...

Denim Diver: Introducing the Oris x Momotaro Divers Sixty-Five

You could be forgiven for missing it during last week’s barrage of new launches from the watch brands on the first all-online Watches & Wonders event, but independent, affordable-luxury brand Oris also had a significant product release last week: an update to its popular Divers Sixty-Five series, produced in partnership with Japanese denim maker Momotaro...

THE WATCHTIME Q&A:

An Interview with Rolf Studer, Co-CEO of Oris

We recently had the opportunity to talk with Oris co-CEO Rolf Studer about his passion for the brand and the industry, what significance collectors have for the Hölstein-based watchmaker, and how Oris sees sustainability.

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Oris Releases Latest Model to Benefit Coral Reef Restoration Efforts

Hölstein-based Oris has in recent times become best known for both its interesting neo-vintage pieces and its design-pushing dive watches. Not far behind, the brand has been drawn increasing attention for the constant stream of charitable efforts it backs, and at the end of last month, the Swiss manufacturer continued these efforts with its latest...

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Bronze on Bronze: The New Oris Big Crown Bronze Pointer Date (With Live Photos)

In production continuously since 1938, the Oris Big Crown Pointer Date has become Oris's signature piece, playing a key role in its revival as an all-mechanical brand in the wake of the 1970s Quartz Crisis. Oris marked the 80th anniversary of this emblematic timepiece with a bronze-cased watch last year; this year, it ventures even further into the watch world's new Bronze Age with another special edition, this one combining a bronze case with a solid bronze dial.

WTNY 2019 DAY TWO

Arnold & Son, Oris, and RGM Unveil All-New Watches at WatchTime New York

At WatchTime New York 2019, many of the 37 participating brands have been showcasing their newest and greatest timepieces. Many of them are even debuting brand new watches, including G-Shock, with the new MTG-B1000XBD and B1000XB models, and HYT with the new H5. At last night’s event kickoff, three other sponsoring brands launched new releases...

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Showing at WatchTime New York: Oris Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115

America’s largest luxury watch extravaganza, WatchTime New York, returns for its fifth consecutive year at Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 25 – 26. This year’s event, now just two weeks away, is shaping up to be the biggest yet, with 37 participating watch brands displaying their latest and greatest timepieces. First-time WTNY exhibitor Oris...

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A Skeleton Statement: Introducing the Oris Big Crown ProPilot X Caliber 115

Prior to the Quartz Crisis that ravaged the Swiss watch industry in the 1970s and ’80s, Oris had an extensive history of in-house movement production. In fact, between the year of its founding and 1981, the year in which the company’s management decided to cease producing its own movements in favor of outsourcing ébauches from...

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Whale Watching: Oris Completes the Ocean Trilogy with Limited-Edition Blue Whale Chrono

Oris’s Ocean Project, an initiative “to clean, protect and restore the world’s oceans by supporting pioneering non-profit organizations,” kicked off at Baselworld 2019, with the launch of two timepieces with ocean conservation themes, the Great Barrier Reef Limited Edition III and Clean Ocean Limited Edition (you can read about their details here). At the recently...

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Oris Introduces Two Ocean Conservation-Focused Dive Watches

Oris has long been a brand with a wide assortment of interesting dive watches that demonstrate a stalwart charitable commitment to the world’s oceans. This year at Baselworld, the Hölstein-based brand is doubling down on its commitment to the seven seas with two new limited edition dive watches: the Clean Ocean Limited Edition produced in...