Oris is a frequent supporter of the limited editions. The Clipperton Limited Edition , the Movember Edition , the Royal Flying Doctor Service Edition … Yet, a large number of these extraordinary watches are connected to a decent aim or a mission to bring “change for the better”. Oris proceeds with its central goal with another limited edition of the lauded Aquis, the ‘Source of Life’ Edition, a watch that praises water (the source of life…) – and uplifting news is that it depends on another adaptation of this cool jump watch, presently with circular date feature.
This new Oris ‘Source of Life’ Limited Edition is propelled by the River Rhine – which runs near the town of Hölstein where Oris has been based since 1904. The thought behind this watch, as clarified by the brand “Despite developing mindfulness and the endeavors of government and global non-profit associations, the world’s water keeps on coming under danger in light of thoughtlessness, disregard and waste. Contamination levels are rising – and something should be finished. Oris is pleased to present the Source of Life Limited Edition, a philosophical watch enlivened by the River Rhine that features the predicament of the world’s water sources and denotes another section in Oris’ central goal to bring change for the better.”
Picking up on that theme, the rear of the Oris ‘Source of Life’ Limited Edition is embellished with a guide of the River Rhine, which runs 1,233km (766 miles) through six nations from its source at the Lai da Tuma, or Tomasee, a lake 2,343 meters up in the Swiss Alps. This isn’t the solitary reference to be seen here, as the whole shading code depends on this River too.
For its new edition, Oris accepts the Aquis as a base – a powerful and effectively thought out jump watch, all around secured, impervious to 300m, with 43.5mm steel case and as of late facelifted . It utilizes a combination of dark and blue tones, repeating the shades of the River Rhine. The uni-directional jumping bezel highlights a grey tungsten embed with an hour long clock scale. The elastic tie additionally utilizes a similar tone – despite the fact that the watch can be requested with a metallic bracelet.
The dial of the Oris ‘Source of Life’ Limited Edition utilizes a virus blue tone, with sunburst design – carrying a decent contrats with the dark bezel just as with the cleaned applied lists and hands. The fundamental curiosity here concerns the date sign. Rather than a customary window at 3 o’clock (as seen on the standard Aquis ), it depends on a circular date pointer appeared by a scale running from 1 to 31 around the focal point of the watch’s dial. Inside is a channel with a white pointer that lines up with the scale and makes a full visit through the dial once every month to show the date. The watch is fueled by a programmed development, in view of the notable Seliita SW 200 architecture.
The Oris ‘Source of Life’ Limited Edition will be delivered in 2,343 pieces (a reference to the stature above ocean level of the Lai da Tuma), evaluated at CHF 2,100 on elastic tie and CHF 2,300 on steel wristband. More subtleties on oris.ch .