Oris Limited Edition Chronograph to Honor Oscar Peterson

May 19, 2010
Oris is pleased to unveil another limited edition timepiece inspired by Oscar Peterson, a true legend among the greatest jazz pianists. The new Oris jazz watch honors the musical precision of the man and his bright life in music.

The Oscar Peterson Chronograph Limited Edition watch has been created together with Kelly Peterson, the wife of the late Oscar Peterson. The timepiece will be issued in a limited number of 97 pieces, hinting at 97 keys on the Bosendorfer Imperial Piano, the musician’s favorite instrument.

Oscar Peterson was world-famous for his outstanding command over the entire piano keyboard. Having received numerous awards for his virtuosity, the pianist was overwhelmed by the desire to continually improve his playing.

The stainless steel case of the watch measures 44mm in diameter and is 100-meter water-resistant.

The black dial is completed with applied ‘piano key’ indices and a black ring with applied Roman numerals, with numeral VIII plated in rose gold. The nickel plated hands are provided with Superluminova inlays for good readability under reduced light conditions. The dial is shielded by a domed sapphire glass with inner anti-reflective coating.

The chronograph watch boasts the precision and accuracy of a COSC-certified chronometer. It is equipped with an automatic mechanical chronograph movement. In animates hours, minutes, stop seconds, as well as the date display at 6 o’clock.

The Oris Oscar Peterson Chronograph Limited Edition watch is presented on a black genuine Louisiana crocodile strap fitted with a stainless steel folding clasp.

The Oris watch is offered in a luxury varnished wooden piano box. This is a true delight to passionate watch collectors and Oscar Peterson fans.

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