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Old 10-04-2019, 08:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Last March, I attended a RedBar gathering here in Calgary. This particular venue was sponsored by Oris which spawned a wee bit of yearning for one watch in particular, the Oris 65 Heritage Diver. I was fortunate enough to try it on and then buy one second hand. At the same time, I recall seeing their Big Crown Pointer Date models and ever since then, I felt something else starting to germinate. Now I couldn't remember whether I tried it on then so today I went to a local AD and strapped one to my wrist. Big mistake, I was smitten and I subsequently caved. The AD was extremely helpful and also gave me a discount that they had offered to those in attendance at the March event. Ok, enough rambling, here she is....the 40mm Big Crown Pointer Date. I reckon I've become a fanboy......







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That's cool
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Oris have bought out some really good (especially the retro ones) models in recent years.
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That's cool
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Oris have bought out some really good (especially the retro ones) models in recent years.
Thanks Paul. I agree, they have introduced some very cool pieces as of late, particularly their 65 series divers.
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congrats Russ - beautiful watch and a very unique date indicator - I like.

So it looks like a very nice weekend watch - strap it on Friday afternoon and take it off Sunday night. Or a good companion for a lost weekend. :-)
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Russ, you’ve done well. Good instincts. Unique old school look and the date complication is super cool.
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Russ, you’ve done well. Good instincts. Unique old school look and the date complication is super cool.
Thanks Dave although I have to admit, those instincts are puttin' a dent in my wallet!
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Last March, I attended a RedBar gathering here in Calgary. This particular venue was sponsored by Oris which spawned a wee bit of yearning for one watch in particular, the Oris 65 Heritage Diver. I was fortunate enough to try it on and then buy one second hand. At the same time, I recall seeing their Big Crown Pointer Date models and ever since then, I felt something else starting to germinate. Now I couldn't remember whether I tried it on then so today I went to a local AD and strapped one to my wrist. Big mistake, I was smitten and I subsequently caved. The AD was extremely helpful and also gave me a discount that they had offered to those in attendance at the March event. Ok, enough rambling, here she is....the 40mm Big Crown Pointer Date. I reckon I've become a fanboy......


This is super nice...has been on my wish list for quite some time...congrats!
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congrats Russ - beautiful watch and a very unique date indicator - I like.

So it looks like a very nice weekend watch - strap it on Friday afternoon and take it off Sunday night. Or a good companion for a lost weekend. :-)
You know Mike, I might just wear it all the time Seriously though, it's a pretty cool watch although I have yet to see the pointer date complication in action. Think I'll set it just for the experience......good grief, I gotta get a life!
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You did well - clear that you're already enjoying it.
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This is super nice...has been on my wish list for quite some time...congrats!
Thanks big guy!
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You did well - clear that you're already enjoying it.
Thanks, I really am but I'm hearing some collective "hurrumphs " from my Japanese friends in the watch box
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Nice change! I too have been enjoying other brands. Congrats! Still shovelling snow?
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Nice change! I too have been enjoying other brands. Congrats! Still shovelling snow?
It is a nice change, Thian. Funny you should mention the snow....last week of Sept we got roughly 24cm that subsequently melted and then on Tuesday of this week we got 10-15cm, that is also melting so that's ok for now. There's no denying the inevitable however. I don't shovel, I let the landscapers at our condo development do that
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Oh yeah, I sure am!
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Great looking timepiece. Always been interested in Oris but never had the opportunity to see one in person.
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Great looking timepiece. Always been interested in Oris but never had the opportunity to see one in person.
You might want to check to see if there's a local AD in your area or maybe attend a RedBar event that might be nearby. Careful though, it might get dangerous!
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Congratulations, really nice piece.
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