Paul Cattin and Georges Christian founded Oris near Hölstein in Basel-Country, Switzerland, in 1904. Oris’ headquarters remain in the small Swiss town of Hölstein. Oris is one of the last independent Swiss watchmakers. This Swiss watchmaker is well-known for using a red winding rotor. In 2002, this feature was designated as the brand’s trademark. It is regarded as a symbol of the company’s passion for producing automatic watches. If you enjoy being the center of attention, this feature will provide you with plenty of compliments and stimulating conversation.

Oris is best known for producing only automatic or mechanical watches. Oris is regarded by watch enthusiasts all over the world as an exclusive Swiss brand that offers affordable mechanical watches. Here’s the list of remarkable Oris watches.

Chronoris Date

This remarkable Oris Watch is the Chronoris Date Watch which is a 1970s racing-inspired piece. This watch has a black dial with eye-catching orange accents. The dial is easily legible while maintaining its sporty, racing appearance. The Oris Chronoris Date is powered by a 38-hour power reserve Oris Caliber 733 automatic movement. The crowns come in a variety of shapes.

Aquis Great Barrier Reef Limited Edition III

The Ocean’s Project limited edition watch is part of the Aquis collection. The Great Barrier Reef Watch is a collaboration that began in 2016 with the Reef Restoration Foundation. The Oceans project aimed to raise awareness of the threats to ocean health. This watch will help the Reef Restoration Foundation’s coral planting efforts.

The Great Barrier Reef is an Oris high-performance dive watch that is water-resistant to 300 meters (990 feet). With this watch, you can dive to great depths. It is powered by an automatic Calibre 743 movement made in-house. This watch has a power reserve of up to 38 hours with this movement. If you have a soft spot for nature and want a colorful diver, this timepiece is for you.

Divers Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition

This watch honors the first African-American amputee and master diver in the United States Navy. It bears the master diver’s mantra “It’s not a sin to get knocked down, it’s a sin to stay down.” The Oris Divers Carl Brashear Chronograph is a 2,000-piece limited edition with a unique serial number on the stainless steel case back.

The face of the watch is a deep blue, just like the ocean. The clarity in low-light conditions is possible thanks to the luminous hands of this timepiece. An automatic Calibre 771 movement with a power reserve of 48 hours is housed inside the Oris Carl Brashear bronze case. It is water-resistant to a depth of 100 meters (330 feet). The leather strap oxidizes over time, leaving a distinct and appealing patina.

Classic Date

The guilloché patterned chapter ring around the circumference of this watch complements its design perfectly. Because of the luminous material surrounding it, the dial is readable and visible even in low light conditions. The Oris Classic Date is powered by the Oris Calibre 733 automatic movement, which provides the watch with a 38-hour power reserve.

Big Crown Propilot X Calibre 115

The Oris Big Crown Propilot is a stunning skeleton watch powered by the brand’s new Calibre 115 movement. This movement is visible through the sapphire crystal case back of the watch. The movement on this watch has a power reserve of 10 days. There’s also a power-reserve indicator to show how much battery life the watch has left.

This is a watch that you will find appealing, legible, and comfortable. With a water resistance of 100 meters (330 feet), you can swim or take a shower without taking it off. Whether you have an adventurous spirit and enjoy learning about the world around you, this watch is for you.

Audi Sport Limited Edition II

The Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition is a sporty watch from the Oris luxury brand that is a must-have. It is a limited edition timepiece created to commemorate Oris’ partnership with Audi Sport. The black DLC coated titanium case of the Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition is complemented by a black dial with Lume-packed hand indicators.

The chronograph has two subdials for constant seconds and a 30-minute counter, as well as a day/date function at 3 o’clock. To measure speed, a tachymetric scale is displayed on the bezel. The Oris Calibre 778 movement inside this timepiece provides a 48-hour power reserve. The watch comes with a perforated leather band in the style of a racing watch.

Artelier Jumping Hour

Every 60 minutes, the jumping disk through which its digital hour is visible will change. This unusual complication is known as “jump hours.” This dress watch has a lovely silver dial with a guilloché motif that adds elegance and refinement to the piece. A minute subdial and a partially overlapped seconds subdial are also included.

The Oris Artelier Jumping Hour is powered by an automatic Calibre 917 movement with 31 jewels and a power reserve of 42 hours. This sophisticated watch has Croco patterned leather straps. The leather straps will provide a secure fit. With this watch on, you can wash your hands or withstand brief rain showers. 

Artelier Dexter Gordon Limited Edition

The Oris Artelier Dexter Gordon is another budget-friendly timepiece in the Oris Artelier collection. This classic dress watch was designed to honor musical legends. This timepiece honors Dexter Gordon, one of the twentieth century’s greatest saxophonists. His nickname, ‘Long Tall Dexter,’ is engraved on the case back of the watch without interfering with the overall aesthetics.

The sapphire crystal on this wristwatch is quite nice, and it, along with the other details, contributes to the watch’s wonderful profile. The watch has a comfortable leather strap that gives it a strong wrist presence. The sunburst dial and subtle designs all contribute to this timepiece’s status as a “homage paying” piece. It is powered by an automatic Sellita SW 200-1 movement with a winding date at 6 o’clock. It is water-resistant to 50 meters (165 feet). That is sufficient to withstand rain or water splashes.


Oris watches are long-lasting and of high quality. The Oris brand is one of the few Swiss watch brands that only make automatic watches. The red winding motor of the brand’s watches distinguishes them. As a Swiss watch brand, you can be confident in the company’s high manufacturing standards.

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