Pre-Baselworld 2017: Oris Artelier Calibre 113 Watch

By Keith Bombrys

Those collectors of high-end, luxury watches are in the right spot. The Oris Artelier Calibre 113 Watch is just the piece that collector is looking for. Since the company’s origin in 1904, Oris has created several innovations and technical advancements in the world of watches which have been very influential to even today’s market. The Artelier Calibre 113 is no exception as this piece has continued to innovate and dazzle. Oris has been working hard at creating a luxury timepiece while taking out most of the expensive of a luxury piece, and The Artelier Calibre 113 Watch may just be the answer.

This 43mm timepiece is a fairly large watch, easily legible and large enough to encompass all of the features that the face is able to display. The watch is water resistant at 30 meters. The silver chrome on the outer edge of this piece is shinned to a high gloss, giving the appearance of the piece one of great luster. This piece comes with its standard, chrome silver metal wrist band, in brown, hand stitched cow leather, or with a completely attachable black cow leather band.

The face of this piece comes in two very distinct variations. The first is in a black finish, which gives the piece a complete, elegant, and very formal look that can’t be mistaken for anything besides an Oris piece. The semi-gloss, sunburst finish on the face is eye catching and illustrious, which makes it great for any special occasion.

The Calibre 113 has a hand-wound movement, which operates at a frequency of 3 Hz. The ten-day power reserve on this piece is a very nice added bonus for those who like to wear their pieces in style.

The dial of this piece is very balanced and legible. The date and time is easily read on the face, as well as the timer and the days dials. The aesthetic layout of this dial; the hour markers are placed nicely on the piece, the Arabic numerals at 12 o’clock and 6 o’clock are perfectly symmetrical on the face, the date is placed at 9 o’clock, and the seconds and minutes timers are perfectly aligned in the middle of the piece. This piece also comes with an complete calendar setup that includes the day, date, week, month, and year. The true value and beauty of the face of the Oris Artelier Calibre 113 Watch is the way that the calendar is strategically placed on the face, along the dial of the time piece. The day of the week is displayed in the center of the piece, just below the Oris logo.

This piece is set to debut at Baselworld in 2017 and is sure to amaze the crowd. Considering the fact that this is a luxury piece, the Oris Artelier Calibre 113 Watch is set to retail for 5,900 CHF. Be sure to watch out for this timepiece and when its release date will be. For more info, please visit