Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition: Won with honour

Who is Carl Brashear you ask? Well, perhaps you may already know, especially if you are a movie buff who had watched the 2000 Hollywood production, Men of Honor, starring Cuba Gooding Jr. (who plays Carl Brashear), Robert de Niro (Master Chief Billy Sunday) and Charlize Theron (Gwen Sunday). He is not some fictional movie character but a true American … More

Oris Artelier Jumping Hour: Jump first

Oris presented its first watch with the digital hour display at the 2014 BaselWorld watch fair. Known as the Artelier Jumping Hour, this is the brand’s first watch with the jumping hour digital display. After every sixty minutes, the jumping hour disc will make the change to the next hour instantaneously. Based on the Sellita SW300 automatic movement, the dial … More

Oris Calibre 110: One Hundred and Ten

In 1904, Paul Cattin and Georges Christian, watchmakers from Le Locle, acquired a former watch factory in Hölstein located in the north-western part of Switzerland. Their objective was to create their own timepieces and the brand name they chose was Oris. Oris is a name derived from a brook found in a valley close to Hölstein. The etymological roots of … More

Oris plays the blues

Apart from the serpentine theme because this is the year of the snake, having a blue dial is also the in thing, as we have learnt from the BaselWorld watch fair. One timepiece that “chased the blues” away, so to speak, was the Oris John Coltrane Limited Edition. This is by far, one of the emotional pieces in blue that … More