Oris Oris Big Crown Watches
The signature designs of Oris brand, Oris Big Crown family is a collection of excellent, as well as eye-catchy wristwatches that primarily produced for pilots because it is a professional timepiece compilation, and if old and traditional style is what you want, then the Swiss Made watches of Big Crown would be the perfect choice for you.
First introduced in the 1930s, the brand has expanded and enhanced the models by using the latest technology, which was not a piece of cake back then, but Oris did it with honor. Today, it has become a compelling name in the watchmaking industry.
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History of Oris Big Crown Collection
Two friends, Paul Cattin and Georges Christian, planned to inaugurate a watchmaking company in 1904 in the beautiful Swiss town of Holstein, and they got success in it. The owners decided to name it Oris, and within a few years of production, the company became a brand. It hired over 300 workers to handle the workload by 1911, and that was the first step towards more glorious achievements. With success, the company expanded accordingly, and the owners erected new homes and apartments for the staff, which showed their care towards workers, and everything was on track till 1934.
Yes, the brand had to face hurdles in creating watches according to their plans because the Swiss government introduced some Watch Statute to restrict companies from using new technologies freely, but it never shook the dedication of Oris towards innovation.
When it comes to Big Brown collection, Oris started innovating pilot’s watches in the era of 1910s, at the rise of aviation in the universe, and then it never looked back. This family of timepieces consists of ultra-modern, eye-catchy, and signature designs that can awe-inspire people with ease. The brand manufactured and launched its first Big Crown watch in 1938, and is still mesmerizing the world with its unique and elegant style.
Oris Big Crown has so many models to offer such as Pointer Date, Oris Big Crown 1917, Movember, and many others that depict the history of the brand in an elegant and impressive style. Almost every model has a story and purpose behind it, so let’s check out some of the well-known timepieces of Oris Big Crown Family are:
Oris Big Crown 1917 40 mm
A limited-edition watch of 40 mm, Oris Big Crown 1917 is among the first pilot watches of the brand, and it showcases a bizarre style that reveals the history of Oris. It comes with a leather strap and a mechanical movement.
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition 40 mm
To celebrate an Oris icon on the 80th anniversary of the Big Crown Pointer Date collection, the company launched this model featuring a unique bronze timepiece with a deep green dial, and the combination of materials and colors of the watch makes it more gorgeous.
It offers an Oris Big Crown case of 40 mm with an automatic winding pointer date movement and a leather bracelet. It’s one of the top-notch pilot’s watches of the brand that the targeted audience would love to buy it without thinking twice.
Oris Big Crown Movember Edition 40 mm
Oris collaborated with independent men’s health charity Movember to support the Movember mustache-growing initiative of fundraising, and the brand unveiled Oris Big Crown Movember Edition watch of 40 mm that comes with a stainless steel case of 1.575 inches.
Other specifications include an automatic winding pointer date movement, a black dial, and a leather strap. You can consider it one of the distinctive models of Oris Big Crown that inspires and gives motivation in life.
Oris Big Crown Big Crown D.26 286 HB-RAG Limited Edition 40 mm
Oris created this model to pay tribute to the Dewoitine D.26 aircraft, which was one of the prominent training aircraft of Swiss Air Force from 1931 to 1948, and it still works like a pro.
The aircraft belonged to Hangar 31, so Oris Big Crown D.26 286 HB-RAG supports the work of him. Moreover, the salient features of the model include a stainless steel case of 40 mm with an automatic winding pointer date movement, a green dial, and a leather strap.
The featured models of Oris Big Crown collection include:
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition 40 mm
The brand unveiled a masterpiece on its 8oth anniversary, Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition (Ref. No. 01 754 7741 3167-07 5 20 58BR) is a 40 mm classic timepiece, which is a distinctive bronze edition with a green dial, and it’s a beautiful blend of materials and hues that depicts not only the design heritage of the model but the impressive mechanical watchmaking history of Oris, too.
Other notable highlights of the model include a unique 1.575 inches bronze case of 40 mm diameter, an automatic winding pointer date movement developed by the brand with a beautiful green dial and a leather strap. This Oris watch reached the new heights of success, and it played a crucial role in making Oris the top-rated Swiss Made mechanical timepieces.
Big Crown D.26 286 HB-RAG Oris Limited Edition 40 mm
Oris is not a brand that only focuses on profit or fame, but it whole-heartedly pays tribute to those who deserve, and this is why the company showcased a new model, Big Crown D.26 286 HB-RAG Oris Limited Edition (Ref. No. 01 754 7741 4087-Set LS).
The brand gives recognition to not only its remarkably influential Big Crown collection but the Dewoitine D.26 aircraft, too. When it comes to D.26, it was a training aircraft, and the Swiss Air Force used it between the eras of 1931 and 1948. This aircraft belonged to Hangar 31, and it’s still in use.
Talking about the other significant highlights of D.26 286 HB-RAG, it offers a stainless steel case of 40 mm with a green dial and automatic winding pointer date movement developed by the brand, and it also features a leather bracelet or a strap.