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JAZZING IT UP WITH KHIMJI’S WATCHES AND ORIS CHET BAKER TRIBUTE WATCH

March 27th 2012, Muscat. Timing is everything for Khimji’s Watches as they proudly introduce the Oris Chet Baker tribute watch, inspired by legendary American jazz musician Chet Baker. This limited edition timepiece will be officially launched at the upcoming concert “Stringstruck” at the Intercontinental Hotel gardens, where six of the world’s most talented artists will serenade the audience with magical melodies. The setting is to be a fitting tribute to the watch manufacturers Oris who have long since had a strong emotional connection with all things musical.

The Chet Baker tribute watch is sure to strike a chord with the discerning customers of Khimji’s Watches. The pieces are presented in a 40mm stainless steel case with a curved sapphire crystal, the back of which features a silhouette of Baker with his trumpet. The musical theme of the timepiece is continued on the face of the watch. The crisp black dial provides a smooth backdrop for the hour indexes which are bars from the song “My Funny Valentine”. The 12 o’clock position features a beautiful little clef, while the double bar line at 8 o’clock represents the first eight bars of the song which have to be repeated.

Speaking as Khimji’s Watches, prepared for the launch Mr. Madhursinh Jesrani, General Manager of Khimji's Watches, said “Our customers like to stand out from the crowd and at Khimji’s Watches we are always looking for something quirky to suit their tastes. The Oris Chet Baker Watch certainly ticks all of our boxes. Chet Baker helped to popularize a new style of jazz and this beautiful Oris timepiece serves to reinvigorate his musical legacy. Wearers of the watches will be carrying on the legacy of Baker in a special and intimate way.”

Oris makes watches for people who are passionate about mechanical movements and who look for genuine, contemporary values.  The collection is geared to fulfill consumer needs within the four Oris worlds of culture, diving, aviation and motor sport: real watches for real people. The company has a history of crafting timepiece tributes to musical greats and has found that the harmonies and lilting intonations of great jazz serve as profound inspiration to the aesthetic qualities of their timepieces.

The Limited edition watch is available at Khimji’s Watches, Ground 2, Al Ufouq Building, Building No. 2825, Way No. 3036, Opposite Grand Hyatt Muscat, Shatti Al Qurum.
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