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Oris Watches

For over 100 years Oris has been producing top quality watches for all kinds of professionals, such as the Artelier, BC3, Big Crown, Classic, Flight Timer, Divers and the William F1. With a range that includes the Artelier, BC3, Big Crown, Classic, Flight Timer, Divers and the William F1 many different individuals are catered for by Oris. With a fine Swiss watch-making heritage, Oris can boast precision engineering that has helped them to develop some exceptional timepieces, including the Artelier, BC3, Big Crown, Classic, Flight Timer, Divers and the William F1. Oris are world renowned for their innovation and the Artelier, BC3, Big Crown, Classic, Flight Timer, Divers and the William F1 are no exception to this.

Oris are one of Switzerlands leading horology and watchmaking companies and have a long and intriguing history that can be traced back over 100 years. In the current market Oris focus on soley mechanical watches that are seperated from those on the mass market by their supreme quality, unique Oris design, stunning red rotor and other factors. Oris timepieces are popular amongst celebrities but their key market is those involved with Formula One, diving, jazz, aviation and the Hollywood elite. Oris pride themselves on their artistic integrity and consider each timepiece a unique piece of craftsmanship. The company states that the Oris design is "clean, and follows the deisgn concept that form follows function". It is indeed true that all timepieces from this company have distinctive faces and functions that set them apart from other fine timepieces.

All of the watches that the company produces are made in house by dedicated Swiss craftsmen. They are designed to be worn everyday, unlike some high quality Swiss watches Oris designs are built to last and will stand up to the rigours of every day use yet still maintain their elegant and artistic design. Indeed, with over 100 years expertise working soley with mechanical watches and none other you would expect that any timepiece that comes from the Oris stable is at the pinnacle of engineering! The company continues to develop many of its timepieces in collaboration with personalities from motor sport, diving, aviation and popular culture. Many famous faces will openly endorse the Oris principle and are often seen wearing the companies latest designs.

Every Oris design features a unique "red rotor" trademark that you can view on any Oris timepiece by turning the watch over and looking at the visible case back. This allows the inner workings of the watch to be enjoyed should you find pleasure in doing so and it may also give some glimmer of insight into the fine craftsmanship that goes not only into the visible exterior of a fine timepiece but also the usually hidden mechanical workings on the inside. Oris produce their own movements at the Holstein factory and have done since the company was founded, and they pride themselves on keeping staff for as long as possible to allow them to develop their skills to prefection.