Category: Oris

Iteration Tracker Oris Divers Sixty-Five (2015-Present)

A unique and indispensable resource, our Iteration Trackers provide chronological information on all iterations of a specific watch model. Model Overview The Oris Divers Sixty-Five is a very popular 21st-century retro-styled dive watch based on a mid-1960s model. The Divers Sixty-Five is widely considered to have started the “retro diver” phenomenon of the 2010s. The Divers… Read more »

Hands-On Oris Divers Sixty-Five 12-Hour Calibre 400

Oris Divers Sixty-Five Calibre 400 12-hour

The Skinny 40mm 100 meters water resistance Calibre 400 in-house movement with 5-day power reserve and date Date of release: August 2022 Price upon release: $3500 on leather, $3700 on bracelet Oris Going Upmarket What had always made buying an Oris Diver Sixty-Five a no-brainer was its unbeatable price-to-quality ratio (under $2000 upon release in… Read more »

Hands-On Oris ProPilot X Calibre 400

The Skinny 39mm Titanium case and bracelet 100m water resistance Oris in-house calbire 400 3900 CHF (~$4,170) A New Category for Oris With the ProPilot X Calibre 400, Oris has entered the crowded and competitive arena of the Swiss luxury sports watch. The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, the Vacheron Constantin Overseas, and the Patek Philippe… Read more »

Insight The Oris Sun Wukong Aquis Breaks The Cycle of Lame Swiss Watches for Asian Markets

Oris has found a novel and compelling way to celebrate the exchange between East and West without succumbing to the lame Eurocentrism and reductive new-year-celebration strategies deployed by so many Swiss watch brands. When West Meets East (and Offers a Watch) In the 21st century, mechanical watches are unnecessary, and the significance of watches has… Read more »

Insight What Exactly Is A Calatrava? – Patek Philippe’s Bauhaus Watch Spawned an Horological Genre

In 1932 Patek Philippe released the very simple, unadorned Calatrava wrist watch. Until the early 21st century, the word Calatrava only referred to that specific model from that specific brand. Today, however, you will find that journalists, chatty enthusiasts and especially vintage watch dealers use Calatrava to indicate almost any time-only or time-and-date dress watch… Read more »

Hands-On Oris Divers Sixty-Five Glow

I collect Rolex and Speedmasters. I aim to stay within the classics while also looking for the nuanced differentiator within that segment. I’ve had plenty of prior experience with Oris. Oris has finally arrived in my lane with the Divers Sixty-Five Glow. 

Hands-On 38mm Bronze Oris Divers 65 “Cotton Candy” Pink

The Skinny 38mm bronze with bronze bracelet Oris 733 (base Selitta SW 200-1) with date $2750 US The Two Big Questions Is the new Oris Divers 65 Cotton Candy 38mm in bronze going to stain your wrist, and is it a watch for men or women? As an owner, I can attest that Oris’ bronze… Read more »