Today, Oris announces the Aquis Carysfort Reef Limited Edition — the third watch produced to support the Coral Restoration Foundation.
Presented in a 43.5 mm diameter stainless steel Aquis diver’s case the Aquis Carysfort Reef features a bi-directional rotating blue and black day/night ceramic bezel with laser-engraved GMT scale and a blue gradient dial.
The sunburst brushed blue dial has applied indices marking the hours and in addition to the central hours, minutes, seconds hands there’s an additional orange-colored arrow-tipped hand that sweeps the dial once every 24-hours that can be used to track a second-time zone when using the 0-24 inner hour ring which has an azurage stamped surface. In conjunction with the bezel, up to three time zones can be tracked simultaneously.
A slightly domed sapphire crystal protects the dial, along with a screwed-crown with crown guards, and solid screwed caseback — which all work together with multiple gaskets and result in a water-resistance rating of 300 meters.
Driving the hours, minutes, seconds, date with instantaneous change, and a second-time zone is an outsource Swiss automatic caliber beating at 4Hz, with 42-hours of power reserve, hand winding, and stop-seconds.
An undisclosed portion of the proceeds from each watch goes to support the Coral Restoration Foundation — the largest coral reef restoration organization in the world. It was founded ” in response to the wide-spread loss of the dominant coral species on the Florida Reef Tract.”
The Aquis Carysfort Reef Limited Edition is presented in a special box made using sustainable algae for a retail price of $3,000 on the metal bracelet and $2,800 with the orange rubber strap. Limited to 2,000 pieces and available June 2020.
Learn more at Oris.