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Jalal’s timely tips on the latest trends

April 24 - 30, 2019
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Gulf Weekly Mai Al Khatib-Camille
By Mai Al Khatib-Camille




Gulf Weekly Jalal’s timely tips on the latest trends

The rebirth of Oris’s iconic Big Crown Pointer Date is symbolic of both the independent Swiss watchmaker’s rich watchmaking heritage and also the broader revival of simpler, more traditional watch styles.

The story behind Oris’s most celebrated model begins in 1938 when it was introduced for pilots. The oversized crown meant the watch could be easily adjusted even when wearing gloves.

Its pointer date function has become an Oris signature and here sits over a deep red dial. This model has a 40mm case and comes on a vintage brown leather strap.

 

Case

Material Multi-piece stainless steel case

Size 40.00 mm, 1.575 inches

Top Glass Sapphire, domed on both sides, anti-reflective coating inside

Case back Stainless steel with see-through mineral crystal, screwed

Operating Devices Stainless steel screw-in security crown

Water Resistance 5 bar

Interhorn Width 20 mm

 

Movement

Number Oris 754, base SW 200-1

Dimensions Ø 25.60 mm, 11 1/2’’’

Functions Centre hands for hours, minutes and seconds, date centre hand, instantaneous date, date corrector, fine timing device and stop-second

Winding Automatic winding, bi-directionally rotating red rotor

Power-Reserve 38 hours

Vibrations 4 Hz (28’800 A/h)

Jewels 26

 

Dial

Design Deep red

Luminous Material Indices, numbers and hands with Super- LumiNova®

Indices Painted

Strap/Bracelet Brown chamois deer leather strap with stainless steel buckle or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp.







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