Saving the Sharks: Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition

Oris, which has been making divers’ watches since the 1960s, and which has a stated mission to protect endangered marine species, has set out to combat the threat of the world’s declining shark population with the release of a new watch, the Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition.

Oris Hammerhead Limited_Edition - bracelet - front
The Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition is available on a steel bracelet (above) or a rubber strap (below).
Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition - strap
Ocean-blue elements, like the central seconds hand and minute scale numerals, highlight the gray dial.

The watch, which is based on the second-generation Oris Aquis watch launched in 2011, is limited to 2,000 pieces. Proceeds from its sales will go to raising funds for a shark conservation project run by Pelagios Kakunja, a non-profit organization devoted to studying the migratory paths of marine predators, supported by professional diver (and Oris ambassador) Jérôme Delafosse. Its multi-piece stainless steel case measures 45.5 mm in diameter and is water-resistant to 500 meters. Its screw-down crown is guarded by a crown protector. The unidirectional rotating bezel has the same polished, black ceramic inlay as its predecessors in the Aquis family, with a divers’ minute scale in white. The colors of the ocean are evident in the blue central seconds hand and the blue numerals on the minute scale that surrounds the gray dial. read more

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