On-Wrist Reaction: The Oris Big Crown Calibre 473, BOLDR’s Odyssey Freediver GMT, & an Unexpected Vulcain Diver

In this episode of On-Wrist Reaction, we have dig into three watches that bring a lot of newness to their respective brands. To kick things off, Zach and Thomas take a look at the Oris Calibre 473 that houses Oris’ brand new in-house movement. The Calibre 473 marks the tenth in-house movement since the Hölstein based brand started the Oris Movement Creation Program and visibly highlights the 5 day power capacity on the backside of the movement via a 120 hour reserve indicator. Next up, the duo checks out the Vulcain Skindiver. Now the first thing that comes to mind when we think of Vulcain is their alarm-equipped Cricket, so naturally a diver from the brand in a tidy 38mm case was interesting to have in hand. A conversation about the BOLDR Odyssey Freediver GMT, its Miyota 9075 movement, and how the gang uses a GMT complication rounds out the episode. Check out the on-wrist reaction for all three watches in the video below, and stay tuned to this space for a more in-depth look at each watch within this week’s OWR selection.


Big Crown Calibre 473 Celebrates a Decade of Oris Movement Creation Program

The latest release from Oris uses a familiar design in their point date dial layout and a cotton candy blue dial color similar to that of a previous Oris limited edition collaboration with Cervo Volante. But the main draw here is Oris’ new hand wound Calibre 473 movement with a power reserve indicator on the backside of the movement. Check out Thomas Calara’s initial coverage of the Oris Big Crown Calibre 473 here.

BOLDR Enters the Affordable “True” GMT Race with the Odyssey Freediver

BOLDR was one of the very first brands to use the brand new and highly coveted, true GMT Miyota 9075 movement. BOLDR gives us their take on the GMT through the Odyssey Freediver which sports a couple of interesting design traits that include a heavy duty angular case and a translucent dial  Check out Zach Kazan’s thoughts on BOLDR Odyssey Freediver GMT here.

A Week In Watches Episode 33

If you couldn’t get enough of the Vulcain Skindiver in this week’s On-Wrist Reaction, then head on over to the most recent episode of A Week In Watches, as Thomas Calara covers the new diver from Vulcain, along with a couple other relevant dive watches from last week.

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