No, RAID – this watch is not in honor of the funds against mosquitoes and on the back they have a special “green pill”. RAID is also the name of the road rally for classic cars – that’s after him Oris and is not stingy to release a new watch. In addition, the watchmaker Oris is the official timekeeper of the event.
New wristwatch RAID 2011 is presented in two versions Chronograph and Alarm. Especially for a racing mood clock faces are elements reminiscent of the dashboard car Austin Healey 100M, won last year’s rally. Opening the two models has round steel housing with water resistant 30 meters. Logo adorns the back cover of the upcoming rally RAID Suisse-Paris – the 21st in a row, so the 21 th of the date indicator is colored red. Delivered in black leather straps.
Watches Oris RAID 2011 Chronograph (Ref. 7603 676 40 94 LB) have an automatic Swiss movement. The hours and minutes display the central arrow, but the second put to the side of the dial in “9:00”. In the aperture at “6:00” is a date indicator. Chronograph function performs a central second’s hand, 30-minute counter at “3 o’clock” and the 12-hour in the “6 o’clock”.
Clock Ref. 676 7603 40 94 LB released limited edition of 500 copies.
Price for one watch is 3700 Swiss francs.
The second new watches Oris RAID 2011 Alarm (Ref. 7607 908 4094) also equipped with an automatic Swiss mechanism, but instead it has a chronograph function alarm clock, which is set by a small central arrow with a red tip, which is set aside for even a small dial located in the same way heart.
Clock Ref. 908 7607 4094 released a limited edition of only 50 copies. Price for one watch much higher chronological model – 7800 Swiss francs.
Rally RAID, after which produced the watch, was originally organized by the French car makers to test products in Africa.
However, everything flows, everything changes and with the redesigned 1991 rally in the competition for vintage cars up to 1975 model year. The upcoming race is immortalized on the back of the clock, will be held on the scenic route to 600 miles, which runs on the way from Basel to Paris.