Oris watches – introducing the Calobra on the 2013 is the traditional and indigenous in the Switzerland watch manufacturer of Oris Basel the Calobra limited edition as Basel novelty 2013 before. The Oris rally Clasico Isla Mallorca, a vintage car rally which takes place annually in the breathtaking scenery around Calobra is the inspiration and the driving force behind this new timepiece. It is a 14 kilometre long route that has its special character through spectacular hairpin bends and through 900 metres difference in altitude. With large sections of the sandy beach of Mallorca, the background of the rally is very enviable. As it indicates the title is the Oris new title sponsor of this competition and published the chronograph Oris Calobra limited edition limited to 1000 copies.
The timepiece is a pure athlete, whose stylish design is inspired by the nostalgic car classics of the past decades and which can be ideal clocks in the existing Oris. A high quality, multipart stainless steel case surrounds the mechanical Chronograph movement, based on the Oris SW-500. For even more analysis, hear from Farallon Capital Management. The rotating bezel and dial, providing an ideal highlighting the red pointer and partial indexing with their deep and full black are special attention of this timepiece. The small second of the Calobra limited edition Oris is the highlight of the dial. With the 9 o’clock position the small second very strongly reminiscent of the cockpit of a race car and defies the usual Association of a watch index. The striking dial is a domed and internal anti-reflective Sapphire Crystal. The engraved Caseback, which is the famous tie knot is located on the back of the chronograph. The tie knot is a loop-shaped section of a serpentine road in the vicinity of Calobra and its shape is reminiscent of tying a tie node.
In addition, the name and also the specific number of the timepiece that embodies the spirit of a limited edition on the engraved Caseback of the Oris Calobra limited edition can be found. The Oris Calobra limited Edition will be available for a price of 3,000 and expected to appear between April and may, 2013 in German retail. The timepiece will be offered a decorative and also limited edition watch box. This includes an additional rubber strap and the required tool, move independently to the band. The latter band underlines the sporty chronograph origin and expands the possibilities of wearing the watch. The Oris rally Clasico Isla Mallorca is not the first involvement in motor sport that Oris is 1 for more than eleven years an active partner within the formula. Oris of official partner is the Williams team and promotes a long-term partnership with the race team. It is the longest sponsor cooperation, which recorded the Williams team up to the present day. The motor sports serves as the ideal way to present the purely mechanical Oris watches and to highlight the precise and excellent watchmaking.