The history of Oris watches begins with Paul Cattin and George Christian in Switzerland after buying a recently closed factory in 1904, the success is such that they have a great growth only two years and open an assembly plant and a second factory in a locality close In 1938, Oris introduced the first watch for pilots and, thanks to the success of the model, it became one of the public of the brand. The Oris watch models receive more than 200 distinctions by a precise lever-pin movement like a rod escapement. In fact, they are among the few that exclusively manufacture mechanical watches in Switzerland and have the distinctive Swiss Made, protected by law with a guarantee of quality.
The Oris watches collections
There are a total of four Oris watches collections with several subcategories each. In the first place, Oris Culture, within it we find, Oris Artelier, a mixture of legacy and innovation with a series of calibers manufactured in the same house; Oris Artix, traditional watchmaking with a box and avant-garde sphere design; and, rectangular Oris, shows the passion that its founder felt for tradition.
Secondly, Oris Diving. Within it, we find three more subcategories. Oris ProDiver is the watch of the professional diver, submersible up to 1000 meters; Oris Aquis, diving watch that offers functionality in the real world, combination of design, high performance materials and functions suited to your goal; and, Oris Divers, recalls the first diving watches, after its traditional aesthetics, are equipped with the most advanced manufacturing techniques.
In third place, Oris Aviation. Within it, Oris Big Crown ProPilot, a design based on the best achieved functionality, pioneer watches for those who value quality; Oris BC3, precise, robust and easy to read clock; Oris Big Crown produced for the first time a pilot's watch with an oversized crown for the use of aviators with gloves, its aesthetics, it is maintained; Oris Air Racing Edition, born of its association with the Swiss aerobatic pilot Don Vito Wyprächtiger, this watch commemorates his achievements.
And, finally, Oris Sport Motor, within it: Oris Williams, clock of the team of Formula 1 Williams, describes the speed, the power and the technology of the car; Oris Audi Sport, relationship with the racing team, innovative limited edition watches; Oris Artix GT, steel sports watch, full of innovations; Oris Calobra, official sponsor of the Oris Classic Rally that is held every year in Mallorca, hence this watch is born; and, Oris Chronoris, launched in 1970 as the first Oris chronograph inspired by motor sport.
The Oris watches in Tomas Colomer
Oris watch models are a sure bet of precision and quality. Therefore, if you decide to buy an Oris watch, come and see us, we are one of the official distributors of Oris in Barcelona and we will be happy to advise you on your purchase. Whether you do it through the online store, or if you decide to come and see us, we will answer your questions and show you the Oris watch collection that you will surely love.