The iconic Oris Big Crown watch harks back to the year of 1938 when the first design was created. To this day, the original model is still used as the source of inspiration for the new age designs. Although based on a retro pilots watch, Oris pulls examples of modern elegance through to each timepiece. It allows for those who like the traditional feel of a watch to be able to enjoy the same elements as those who adore cutting edge timepieces that feature modern technological touches. Watches from this collection feature the likes of the Pointer Date with a display based on the original 1938 design, as well as complication watches which offer a moonphase feature and a second time zone. Oris Big Crown watches are dedicated aviation tools, many of which feature the unusual pointer date display. Reminiscent of early pilots watches, Oris Big Crown timepieces bear many vintage-inspired characteristics like the fluted bezel, clear Arabic numeral hour indexes and a dial that is cleverly laid out and well thought through.
As an official stockist of Oris Big Crown watches here at Berry’s, we are pleased to be able to offer a number of popular timepieces that have become best sellers due to their classic appeal and beautifully finished elements. The Oris Big Crown ProPilot GMT watch with a vintage brown leather strap, is a timepiece dedicated to those who prefer the traditional look of an independently crafted automatic watch. The grey dial is encased within a 45mm polished stainless steel bezel with unique twist-rope effect around its edge. The silky dial is home to Arabic numerals around the hour track, a small second sub-dial at 9 o’clock and a classic date aperture at the third hour. The chocolate brown leather strap has been embellished down the edges with a white contrast stitching. It secures around the wrist with a refined steel buckle, whilst the in-house developed 748 automatic movement beats inside a 100 meter water resistant case. The GMT hand is highlighted via a unique pointer-tipped central hand, carved into a slimline design so as not to take away from the simplicity of the dial.
For ladies who like the traditional allure of rose gold jewellery, the two-tone Oris Big Crown rose gold and stainless steel watch with a 29mm diameter bezel, is perfect for the slender wrist. It guarantees to sit well alongside other rose gold jewellery, and features matching rose gold coloured Arabic numerals and central hands, dressed against a silver guilloche dial, encased within a stainless steel bezel. The two tone link bracelet gives the effect of a piece of jewellery, making this 594 automatic movement-driven timepiece the most perfect time-keeping tool for an on-the-go lifestyle.
If you would like any additional information on our Oris Big Crown watches, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our expert watch team, who will be more than happy to support and offer availability advice on any one design from this collection.