The Swiss manufacturer Oris is on the market since already 1904; Collections and series are the result of the work of more than a century. Oris presents three different sets of models of diving watches: Oris – ProDiver, the Aquis and the various. We’ve been testing an Oris Aquis Date and we present it to you.
The Oris Aquis Date box is stainless steel, in a lacquered finish with a matching rubber strap and black, according to rrrjewelry.com. The ceramic bezel is a scale to turquoise blue minutes which is matched with the index and the hands of the dial.Sapphire, domed on both sides and anti-reflective, glass ensures good legibility, the caseback is mineral glass and is screwed. The Crown is also covered with a black color and are screwed, too, in order to ensure und high degree of water resistance, which is necessary for any dive watch.
The dial of the wristwatch is black, harmonizes with the case and the bracelet and wears indexes and blue, all needles coated a bright officer. The needles are silver except their inner part. The date window is six hours and, thanks to its black background, goes very well with the overview of the Ori.
The Oris Aquis Date Watch is powered by Oris 733 (coming from the 200-1 SW) caliber and works at 4 Hz.The self-winding movement has the following features: the hour hand and minute, the second hand, date, and a date change very fast and small seconds with stop device. She has a power reserve of 39 hours after a complete reassembly.
The general impression given by the watch Oris Aquis Date is consistent and very good. And with 36 mm diameter, it is especially suited to the needs of women. For men, the same model – with small variations – came out with a diameter of 42 mm. The second hand works perfectly after complete reassembly, it’s very positive coverage on the wrist are not optimal, because construction of horns and the bracelet makes it does well on the wrist.