Oris Baselworld 2019
Friday - 07 June 2019
Devoted to raising awareness of the importance of water and to preserve our oceans, Oris release three key environmentally conscious novelties at Baselworld this year intent on making a splash. Each with a mission to highlight the current situation and bring change for the future, their high performing diver’s watches have an important role to play. With a passion for the skies and the racetrack, Oris also introduce stunning new pilot and drivers watches for 2019 celebrating anniversaires and forming new partnerships.
Se-a for yourself as we explore the latest Oris timepieces. Would you like to find out more? Contact our watch specialists on 01335 453 453 or email@example.com.
On a quest to educate the world on the importance of water, Oris have teamed up with expedition swimmer and water ambassador, Ernst Bromeis. His 2019 project ‘The Blue Miracle,’ which includes a series of swims starting with Lake Baikal, an 800km challenge across the world’s largest freshwater lake, taking him 60 days at 12 degrees Celsius is the perfect way to raise awareness.
Of course, the Oris Aquis Date Relief will be fastened to his wrist, which is designed to survive tough underwater environments. Its grey dial reflects the stormy sea and the diving scale emulates the texture of water. Together, they hope to bring change to our oceans before it is too late.
Specifications: uni-directional bezel, rubber strap, steel case, 43.5mm case width, date display, grey dial, automatic movement, 300M water resistant.
Price: £1400 or £21 per month.
Limited to just 2000 pieces, the design hopes to raise awareness of the threat that plastic causes to our oceans and marine life. Every timepiece features a piece of recycled plastic inserted into the case back as a reminder that we can all try to find a more ecologically friendly way to live and to clear the seas of trash. Oris are working with the pioneering organisation, Pacific Garbage Screening that is currently developing a way to capture plastic before it can enter the ocean and turn plastic into energy. The new limited edition with its aqua blue dial emphasises the importance of water in all its beauty.
Specifications: uni-directional bezel, steel bracelet, steel case, 39.5mm case width, date display, blue dial, automatic movement, 300M water resistant.
Price: £1800 or £27 per month.
Highlighting the many threats that are oceans face, the new limited edition supports the coral planting activities of the Reef Restoration Foundation, which is an Australian non-profit organisation that’s new programme will help regenerate areas of the reef that have suffered from coral bleaching due to hot Australian summers. Based on the iconic Oris Aquis design, the limited edition of 2000 pieces features a striking gradient blue dial with an aqua blue ceramic insert in the unidirectional rotating diver’s bezel, which reflects the shades of the reef waters.
Specifications: uni-directional bezel, steel bracelet, steel case, 43.5mm case width, date display, blue dial, automatic movement, 300M water resistant.
Understanding that every minute counts whilst underwater, the Oris ProDiver Dive Control Limited Edition features a full 60-minute counter, indicated by yellow detailing on the subdial at 12 o'clock. Dedicated to precision and readability, the bold design is the most legible design that Oris have ever released. Limited to 500 pieces, the timepiece was created in partnership with Roman Frischknecht, a Swiss commercial diver who knows a thing or two about life deep underwater. He helped Oris to develop the patented Rotation Safety System (RSS), which locks the diving bezel in place during every dive.
Specifications: uni-directional bezel, rubber strap, titanium DLC case, 51mm case width, black dial, automatic movement, 100M water resistant.
Price: £3900 or £58.50 per month.
The Oris Watch Big Crown ProPilot 40th Squadron Limited Edition is Oris' first watch made in partnership with the 40th Squadron Heli, the Belgian Air Force's iconic rescue team that has been saving lives since 1974. Inspired by the colour palette of the Agusta Westland Sea King helicopters (the squadron's fleet) the red minutes scale, seconds hand tip and strap lining, the camouflage brown hands and markers, the black dial and the green strap all pay tribute to the rescue team as does the logo engraved on the case back.
Specifications: fixed bezel, textile strap, steel PVD case, day and date display, 45mm case width, black dial, automatic movement, 100M water resistant.
Price: £1700 or £25.50 per month.
Powerful and precise, the exquisite Oris Artix GT Skeleton reveals all with its exquisite skeletonised dial. Peer inside the heart of the mechanical movement to witness the beautiful, finer details at work. Capturing the elegance, speed and accuracy of motor racing, the dial of the instrument is like the workings of an engine bay of a racecar. The perfect companion for stylish sport lovers.
Specifications: fixed bezel, leather strap, steel case, 42mm case width, black dial, automatic movement, 100M water resistant.
Price: £2050 or £30.75 per month.
It's time to celebrate an Oris icon! The Big Crown Pointer Date turns 80! Celebrate with the 80th Anniversary Edition that features a special bronze case with a striking green dial and vintage hour and minute hands . Fascinated with the aviation world, Oris never fail to bring timeless pilot watches to the wrist always with a touch of class and a retro aesthetic. A favourite adored by watch collectors worldwide.
Specifications: fixed bezel, leather strap, bronze case, 40mm case width, green dial, automatic movement, 50M water resistant.
Price: £1500 or £22.50 per month.
Dive back in time with the Oris Watch Divers Sixty-Five Bi-Colour - a revival of an iconic diver’s watch that was first launched 50 years ago. The reimagined design combines the retro aesthetic of the 1960s predecessor with 21st technology for a modern audience. Highly legible underwater, the scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating reduces glare.
Specifications: bi-directional bezel, steel bracelet, steel case, 40mm case width, date display, blue dial, automatic movement, 100M water resistant.
Price: £1720 or £25.80 per month.