Oris has really been hitting on all cylinders recently and I was just apprised of a new model, the Chronoris Limited Edition. It is a dual-register chronograph with no running seconds that runs a Oris Cal. 673, base ETA 7750 and has a date at three o’clock. It clocks in at $3,500 on a strap and $3,800 on a metal bracelet.
From the release:
The iconic Chronoris, the watch that took Oris into motorsport in 1970, returns in a new limited edition run of just 200 pieces. The new model features a high-performance 1/4 of a second
chronograph with vertically arranged 30-minute and 12-hour counters, and is distinguished by its orange elements, a design detail lifted from the original. The fluid, retro case comes on either a dark brown leather or rubber strap, or a 1970s-inspired stainless steel metal bracelet. Each piece is delivered in a vintage leather pouch, complete with a NATO strap and a strap-changing tool.
The watch, like the the newer Omega historical homages, features a unique retro styling that is in every way modern. The piece, which hearkens back to the heyday of motorsport watches, is a real looker and it’s well worth a second look if you’re in the market for a Speedmaster Mark II-style watch that comes in at well under the price of a new Speedy.