If there’s one thing Oris is good at, it’s to create interesting and nicely designed limited editions, especially of dive watches. This time, Oris teams up with the Spanish Institute of Oceanography, to create a volcano-inspired version, the (of-course) black and red Oris El Hierro Limited Edition. We’ve seen for instance the Great Barrier Reef edition or the Carlos Coste version. Well, it’s not that difficult when your base for these editions is the reliable, rugged, efficient but pretty affordable Aquis Date.
Usually not big fans of full black watches, we must admit that here, at Monochrome, we enjoyed this El Hierro Limited Edition of the Oris Aquis. Black but not plain, dark enough but also lively, this is a nice addition to a large collection of good, reliable and efficient dive watches.
Specifications of the Oris El Hierro Limited Edition
- Case: 43mm diameter – stainless steel with black DLC coating – sapphire crystal on the front – 300m water resistant
- Movement: Calibre 733, based on Sellita SW-200 – automatic winding – 38h power reserve – 28,800 vibrations/h – hours, minutes and seconds, date at 6
- Strap: black rubber strap on black DLC folding clasp