The Skindiver WT and the Oris Roberto Clemente Limited Edition

Equipped with a sapphire crystal and automatic movement, designed for watch enthusiasts who appreciate elegance and performance.

This Skindiver WT Automatic wristwatch features a black dial with “old radium” Super-LumiNova, the iconic hour arrow hand, a double dome sapphire glass and a 316L steel case – water resistant to 100m.

The Skindiver WT caught my eye because of the design and the price, which are both exceptional. The movement could be better, but this could be a worthy daily wear.

The watch is based on the Big Crown Pointer Date and pays tribute to Clemente’s legacy through a number of visual cues, like the black and gold numerals inspired by Clemente’s uniform. Additionally, there’s a clever – and subtle – gold “21” date marker, while the rest are black. Twenty-one was Clemente’s number, which the Pittsburgh Pirates have since retired. A side profile of Clemente at-bat adorns the caseback… More here.

Oris always seems to find a way to make the familiar surprising.

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