Due to the special nature of the profession, the watches worn by pilots are different from those used by ordinary soldiers. They are often more accurate and more professional than ordinary military watches. This is also important for the popularity of pilot watches. One of the factors. 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the famous Swiss watch brand Oris Air Watch. The brand celebrated this great moment with the introduction of the 1917 replica of the first aviation watch in 1917. The replica watch continues the classic retro design of the original classic large onion crown, retro Arabic numerals, snake-eye blue steel hands, and arched mirrors. Let’s take a look at this watch together: (watch model: 01 732 7736 4081-Set LS)
The first aviation watch of 1917
In 1917, the brand’s first aerospace watch was born. Its design inspiration came from the beginning of the 1910s when Oris created an aviation pocket watch in honor of the French flight pioneer Louis Blériot. With a round case and a large crown, it has a classic and full line beauty. The design of the slim lugs presents the classic characteristics of the watch. In 1938, the Oris Large Crown Watch came out, and a large part of its design originated from this outstanding Oris watch in 1917. It was famous for its perfect curvature and large crown, and influenced it. Following the entire brand aviation product line.
Old time insurance button
It is worth noting that in order to be loyal to the original, the brand has continued the classic model with a small button at 2 o’clock. After pressing it, the watch can be time-adjusted. Although this feature is somewhat redundant today, this design is very popular in the era of pocket watches. It was also one of the first pilot watches designed by Oris in 1917. The authentic feel of the first watch.
Watch real shot display
40mm case Stainless steel case, tough and sturdy. The case is polished to a fine, elegant shape and full of quality. Combined with the stainless steel linear lugs, it creates the overall era of the replica watch.
The large onion crown, which is the same as the original one, is also polished. The texture is clear and the hand feels superior, which improves the timing efficiency.
On the aluminum dial, the retro-looking hands and Arabic graduated scales are coated with Super-LumiNova® for night time viewing. The outer circle is a track minute dial, which makes the time indication more clear and intuitive. In addition, the brand’s LOGO on the disc has been replaced with the classic words of a century ago to pay tribute to and reshape the glorious achievements of the first aviation watch, adding ornamentality to the simple disc.
The stainless steel back cover is engraved with the word ‘OWC’, which stands for ‘Oris Watch Company’ and symbolizes the brand’s highest watchmaking standards. Equipped with Oris 732 self-winding movement, to ensure the accurate movement of the watch. This replica watch has a 38-hour power reserve and a daily water resistance of 50 meters.
The watch is equipped with brown belts, which are comfortable in texture and exude a classic retro charm. With a traditional stainless steel pin buckle, the watch is secured on the wrist. In addition, there is a retro leather travel bag with a spare leather strap inlaid with aviation studs.
Oris Large Crown 1917 Limited Edition Re-Engraved Watch
Summary: Whether wearing or collecting, this Oris Grand Crown 1917 Limited Edition replica watch is a good choice. This watch is limited to 1,917 pieces worldwide and was launched in August 2017. If you like this memorable aviation watch, then you may want to go to the brand store to learn more about it. Watch price: RMB 15,800