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Oris honors Master Diver Carl Brashear with its first bronze timepiece

A celebration of the US Navy's first African American master diver.
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Oris is honoring the memory of one of the most inspirational individuals to explore the seas, Carl Brashear. Brashear joined the US Navy in 1948 at 17 years of age, overcoming racial discrimination and even disability as he was the first African American to qualify as a master diver and do so as an amputee. 

The Oris Carl Breasher Limited Edition is the brand's first bronze watch, a material that was used in diving helmets back in the 1950s. It also features a bronze unidirectional bezel with minute scale, a stainless steel caseback decorated with Brashear's diving helmet, an automatic movement, and a bubble-curved sapphire crystal face.

$2600 (est.), Oris

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