The rebirth of Oris’s iconic Big Crown Pointer Date is symbolic of both the independent Swiss watchmaker’s rich watchmaking heritage and also the broader revival of simpler, more traditional watch styles.
The story behind Oris’s most celebrated model begins in 1938 when it was introduced for pilots. The oversized crown meant the watch could be easily adjusted even when wearing gloves.
Its pointer date function has become an Oris signature and here sits over a deep red dial. This model has a 40mm case and comes on a vintage brown leather strap.
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date
Ref. No. 01 754 7741 4068
Material Multi-piece stainless steel case
Size 40.00 mm, 1.575 inches
Top Glass Sapphire, domed on both sides, anti-reflective coating inside
Case back Stainless steel with see-trough mineral crystal, screwed
Operating Devices Stainless steel screw-in security crown
Water Resistance 5 bar
Interhorn Width 20 mm
Number Oris 754, base SW 200-1
Dimensions Ø 25.60 mm, 11 1/2’’’
Functions Centre hands for hours, minutes and seconds, date centre hand, instantaneous date, date corrector, fine timing device and stop-second
Winding Automatic winding, bi-directionally rotating red rotor
Power-Reserve 38 hours
Vibrations 4 Hz (28’800 A/h)
Design Deep red
Luminous Material Indices, numbers and hands with Super- LumiNova®
Strap/Bracelet Brown chamois deer leather strap with stainless steel buckle or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp.