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  • Oris Hirondelle Limited Edition

    To commemorate the first steam ship built entirely in Switzerland, Oris is proud to announce the launch of 151 limited pieces: The Oris Hirondelle Limited Edition. The Hirondelle paddle steamer was launched in Ouchy, Lake Geneva

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  • Mid-priced mechanicals: Oris

    This series explores worthy and reliable mid-priced mechanical watches for serious buyers prepared to invest somewhere between £800 to maximum £3,000. For precisely 109 years, Oris has been making watches based on the simple philosophy

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  • Lifestyle: Which watch for your summer vacation

    Holidays, vacation, much needed break. Whatever you call your two to three week summer time out, considering which watch to take with you may seem trivial in the global context of Middle Eastern mayhem, European

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  • Baselworld 2013: Oris Flying Doctor Limited Edition

      A world away from the glitz and glamour of Baselworld, Oris has taken the unusual and laudable step of honouring the sterling work of Australia’s flying doctors with the Royal Flying Doctor Limited Edition. Limited to

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  • Five timely ways to spoil your man this Valentine’s Day

    Men are notoriously hard to buy  for (Ed: no they’re not!) and choosing a Valentine’s Day gift for the man in your life can be difficult, no matter how well you know him. Flowers, chocolates

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  • Six of the best back to school watches

    Spare a thought today for the thousands of nervous 13 year old boys from all across the world arriving for the first time at their public school in Britain. The term “public school” began to

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  • Five essentially summer watches

    Right about now all sensible people are gearing down, composing their vacation responders on their work email address and micro managing the last few details of  their summer vacation. This year, assuming the Olympics is

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  • Oris Big Crown Timer

    Oris has just released the Big Crown Timer, which combines the classic design of Oris Big Crown models with a modern twist – the perfect companion for any aviation enthusiast. A new addition, this model’s focal

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  • Oris Artix GT Chronograph

    The Oris Artix GT Chronograph is the latest addition to build on Oris’ motor sports heritage. The watch is powered by an automatic mechanical movement, with chronograph function and date. The two-piece dial, with a matt

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  • Oris RAID 2011 Limited Editions

    Oris partnered with the RAID Suisse-Paris Classic Car rallies last year as the official time keeper and produced some of the best looking chronographs the manufacture has yet created, inspired by the Jaguar XK 120. This

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