A label’s confidence in introducing innovative features and designs does not only equate to the superiority in experience of the brand or its long watchmaking history. It also reflects its unique style and vision as a brand, a way for it to build the blocks wherein it would stand in the success scale. That is exactly what Oris has done in the entirety of its existence—its boldness to introduce something that no one has ever made made its name known in every corner of the horology world. So when it introduced the Regulateur ‘Der Meistertaucher’ watch with an introduction of a major change compared to a regular diver watch, it got another warm reception from all watch lovers.
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Release Year: 2017
Retail Price: US$3,150.00
Back in 1999, Oris earned the title of being the first watchmaker to ever make a regulator that’s dive-certified. But recently, the brand decided to update its Aquis collection with the inspiration of that momentous event 20 years ago, releasing the Regulateur “Der Meistertaucher,” a German term that directly translates to “Master Diver.”
- Case diameter: 43.5mm
- Case material: titanium
- Bezel: Sapphire
- Movement: Oris Calibre 749
- Functions: Hours (subdial 3), Minutes (center), Small seconds (at 9), Date (at 6)
- Strap: Titanium; Red rubber strap
- Water resistance: 300m
- Power reserve: 38 hours
The thing about ‘Der Meistertaucher’ watch is that it is all about efficiency—which is proper for a diver watch since that’s what one needs under water. The style of separated hands is a format that allows an easy tracking of minutes with the dominant minute hand and the rotating bezel. With its design, clutter is minimized and legibility is improved, too. Being a diver watch, its water resistance reaches up to 300 meters, while it is highly protected and lightweight for a great wearing experience. Above all of that performance quality, the ‘Der Meistertaucher’ is highly attractive as well.
The only thing people might not like about this timepiece is its size, given that not everyone is a fan of the big watch trend. The 43.5mm diameter of the casing, as well as its 13.5mm thickness can be too much, especially for small wrists.
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