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Oris is one of Switzerland’s most prolific movement creators. Since 1904, it has developed more than 270 in-house calibres

1917 Calibre 40

1917 Calibre 40

Oris’s first pilot’s wristwatch is powered by Calibre 40, a hand-wound calibre with a Roskopf escapement and a clever mechanism that means the time can only be adjusted when a button at 2 o’clock is pressed.

1952 Calibre 601

1952 Calibre 601

With the war over, Oris enters a new phase of movement development and in 1952 launches its landmark Calibre 601, the company’s first automatic movement. Its 36-hour power reserve is indicated on the dial.

1968 Calibre 652

1968 Calibre 652

After Oris successfully lobbies to reverse the restrictive Swiss Wath Statute, it is left free to innovate using new technologies. Calibre 652 becomes the first in-house chronometer- certified Oris movement.

1991 Calibre 571

1991 Calibre 571

Flying in the face of quartz, Oris signals its commitment to mechanical watchmaking with Calibre 571, a highly complicated movement that features day, date, moon phase and second-time indicators.

2014 Calibre 110

2014 Calibre 110

2014 Calibre 110 For the company’s 110th anniversary, Oris creates a movement with a 10-day power reserve and a non-linear power reserve indicator, an inventive combination of complications and a first in Swiss watchmaking

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