Orix Fans out there! This is specially for you.
Luxury watch brand Oris has announced the launch of a new timepiece to celebrate a historic moment in aviation’s past.
On 14 May 1947 (You and me were not born yet), the Bell X1 undertook the first ever manned supersonic flight. In doing so it broke the sound barrier and firmly secured a spot in the history books.The new Oris Big Crown X1 is designed to commemorate the event.
The case of the watch is covered in a PVD coating in a gun metal shade – this is to replicate the colour of the watch’s namesake plane. The luxury watch also has a re-set pusher with an X and a start-stop pusher with a 1 as another nod to the Bell X1 flight.