Sunday, February 05, 2006

Oris Big Crown Flight Timer Limited Edition

Issued to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, this innovative and precious pilot’s watch, combining the famous worldtimer movement and its dual time-zone display with a third time-zone module. The Oris Flight Timer 1945 Limited Edition is actually three watches in one: the Oris worldtimer movement, (enabling the display of two analogue time zones), is combined with a third time scale, which can be set by the big crown, vertically positioned at two o’clock.Mechanical automatic movement with second time zone, hours and minutes from the centre, small second at nine o’clock, hours and minutes of second time zone at three o’clock with day/night display, date window at six o’clock. Black guilloche dial with white applied indices and numerals, white lacquered hands with Superluminova inlays, multi-piece stainless steel case 316L with applied fluted bezel, secured with nine screws. Second big crown mechanism at two o’clock, enabling the rotation of the inner ring for the third time zone, stainless steel crown and push button. Sapphire crystal, curved on both sides, with inside anti-reflex coating, mineral glass in the case back, specially engraved case back with limited numbers from 0001 to 1945, water-resistant to 50 m, dark brown pilot’s leather strap with contrasting seam and push-button clasp. Limited numbered edition of 1945 pieces.