Is the Oris Big Crown Pointer Date worth it?

The Oris Big Crown Pointer Date was my first foray into the world of “entry luxury” and Swiss Made watches – has it been worth it? Well so far, yes. The watch is definitely well made, and I like the fact that Oris is continuing the Big Crown legacy that first started in 1938.

How thick is the Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 40mm?

11.2mm to 12.2mm On the Wrist
The Pointer Date Cal 403 is a prime example of that. The Pointer Date Cal 403 has been scaled down from 40mm wide and 48mm lug-to-lug to 38mm and 45.7mm, respectively. It did gain a little thickness, going from 11.2mm to 12.2mm, likely to accommodate the slightly larger movement.

How thick is the Oris Big Crown Pointer Date?:

12mm The crystal is a beautiful double domed sapphire crystal, with anti-reflective coating on the inner side. The dome adds slightly to the thickness, which is a very reasonable 12mm.

What type of watch is Oris Big Crown?

pilot’s watches Oris began making pilot’s watches in the 1910s at the dawn of aviation and has pioneered in the field ever since. The Big Crown, one of Oris’s signature designs, was first introduced in 1938, and continues to inspire the collection today.

How accurate is the Oris Big Crown Pointer?

+/-7 to 20 seconds a day The watch actually uses a Sellita SW200 as its base, with a frequency of 28,800 BPH and power reserve of around 38 hours. Some parts of the el internet mention that Oris utilices an Elabore grade of the SW200, which would give it an accuracy of +/-7 to 20 seconds a day.

What watch is like the Oris Big Crown Pointer?

Alternatives: If you want another pointer date watch, your only real alternative is the aforementioned Mido Datometer. Like the Oris, it’s available in 40mm (though only 40mm) but it runs a stock automatic pointer date movement from ETA.

What is pointer date watch?

A pointer date aka date pointer (aka date hand) is a calendar complication that typically features a central hand that points to the numbers around the circumference of the dial. This is often found on triple-date watches as it provides a cluttered landscape with a clean way to indicate the date.

What is the diameter of the Oris Big Crown Propilot?

40.5mm The 40.5mm case diameter and 48mm lug-to-lug width fit well on my wrist. You would expect a 40.5mm diameter watch without a large bezel to appear large on my 6.25″ wrist, but this doesn’t feel that way.

How tall is the Oris pointer date?

The Pointer Date is an Oris Original
The case measures 40 mm across with a height of 12 mm and water resistance of 5 bar (50 meters).

Is Oris considered a luxury watch?

Are Oris Watches Luxury? They are what some would consider affordable luxury or value-added luxury. Oris is by no stretch considered high-horology or high-end compared to brands such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, or Audemars Piguet.

What movement is in Oris Big Crown?

403 movement Then, in 2021, Oris made a Big Crown Pointer Date with the 403 movement, also automatic.

Is Oris entry level?

The Oris Williams Day Date ($1,350) is the entry-level piece in Oris’s new Williams collection, a product of the Swiss watch brand’s partnership with the prestigious Williams Elabora One racing team.

Is Oris a Swiss watch?

All Oris watches are Swiss Made and quality controlled to the highest estándares throughout the manufacturing process.

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