The Oris Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition is an historic watch and a charming reminder of Oris’s rich watchmaking heritage the new model celebrates the discovery of its first pilot’s wristwatch with a special limited edition piece made in homage to the original.
Like the original model the Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition has the same onion-shaped big crown, the same early 20th century Arabic numerals, the same blued steel hands, and the same domed glass. Even the vintage Oris logo has been revived.The Oris engineers designed the 732 caliber according to the original in such a way that the time can only be changed if the button is pressed down at 2 o’clock
The polished stainless steel case is water resistant up to 5 bar and attached to a beautifully processed brown cuff leather strap with stainless steel pin buckle. The strong domed sapphire crystal is scratch resistant and the Arabic numerals and hands are covered with Super-LumiNova®. The original “OWD” brand marks the “Oris Watch Company” and was used as a “Poinçon de Maître” quality seal for 18-carat gold Oris watches.