Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition
The Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition is a diver that will help raise funds for a shark conservation project run by the non-profit organization Pelagios Kakunjá, and supported by Oris ambassador and professional diver Jérôme Delafosse. Project scientists will tag sharks using MiniPAT satellite transmitters funded by Oris.
Each transmitter will track the sharks for six to nine months before being automatically released on a set date and floating to the surface, from where they will transmit collected data to satellites. This data will help scientists understand sharks better so they can advise government agencies on fishing practices. Fishing is one of the greatest threats to sharks, which can become entangled in nets while feeding.
The Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition is based on the second-generation Aquis collection, also launched this year. The new line picks up on the spirit and design DNA of the original 2011 Aquis. The new Aquis has a visually lighter feel than its predecessor. Being a professional diver it offers a uni-directional rotating bezel with a black ceramic inlay, the case is water resistance to 50 bar (500 metres).
Limited to 2,000 pieces, the watch reflects the colour of the ocean with a blue central seconds hand and a blue minutes scale around the outer edge of its grey dial. The case back is embossed with a hammerhead shark and the limited edition number.
Automatic movement Oris Cal. 752, based on Sellita SW 220-1, with big day and date at 3 o’clock
Multi-piece 45,5 mm stainless steel case, screw-in security crown and crown protection. Water-resistant to 50 bar/500 meters
Diver’s uni-directional rotating bezel with white minute scale on black polished ceramic inlay
Sapphire crystal domed on both sides with anti-reflective coating inside
Screwed stainless steel case back with embossed hammerhead shark andengraved limited edition number
Grey dial with white/blue minute scale and applied indices filled with Super-LumiNova Polished nickel hour and minute hands with Super-LumiNova inserts. Blue central seconds hand with Super-LumiNova ‘lollipop’ insert
Black rubber strap with Oris-developed safety anchor and quick-adjustsliding-sledge folding clasp. Also available with a stainless steel bracelet
Swiss retail price 2550 CHF
The Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition comes in a special presentation box with an insignia of a hammerhead shark …
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Oris of course has more in the pipeline than these two new ones. So stay tuned there is much more to come in the next weeks …