ORIS Pointer Calendar Limited Edition ’98 (reference 641 7498 60 61 LS)

In 1998, Oris celebrated the 60th anniversary of its legendary pointer calendar watch movement. To mark this milestone, the company presented a jubilee watch edition featuring an 18-carat rose-gold case with pointer calendar movement. Limited to only 150 pieces, each one is individually numbered from 001/150 to 150/150.

This precision mechanical timepiece with automatic chronometer movement also carried an official rating certificate. Every watch in the limited edition is individually numbered on the 18-carat rose gold case. The 37mm diameter watch is water resistant to a depth of 30 metres.

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The limited edition series number xxx/150 is engraved on the 18-carat gold case at 6 o’ clock. The crown is in solid gold with a double security gasket. The embossed case back is fixed with four screws. A scratchproof sapphire crystal curves over the silvered dial with a small second dial, gold indices and “Cannelure” decor. The date display is by means of a red pointer calendar, arrow-shaped as in the original model of the Oris calendar watch.

The Oris Pointer Calendar (641 7498 60 61 LS) with genuine croco leather strap and solid-gold buckle was presented as an exclusive model in a hand-crafted wooden box with engraved and individually numbered brass plate.

The ORIS Pointer Calendar limited edition (1938 – 1998) houses the Oris automatic calibre 641, a chronometer certified variant of calibre 644 (base ETA 2836-2). This self winding movement has a power reserve of 38 hours. It features 27 jewels, Incabloc, Glucydur balance, 28’ 800 A/h (4 Hz) beating rate, fine timing device and stop-second, centre hand for minutes, subsidiary second at 9 h, window date, and date corrector.