02.01.2008 - Oris R4118 Unveiled in China
Polly Vacher, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, supported with her husband a national Chinese road show to launch the Oris R4118 Flight Timer Limited Edition.
The first stop was Wuhan on 30 October with the launch taking place at Wuhan International Department Store; the second was Kunming on 1 November at Cui Hu VIP Club, and last stop on the tour was Xi’an on 3 November at Harmony Xi’an Haomen watch shop. Both Polly and Peter Vacher made inspirational speeches explaining their passion for flying, the story of the R4118 aeroplane, and the relationship between the plane and the Flight Timer watch.
The press conferences that followed the parties included the unveiling of the Oris R4118 Flight Timer Limited Edition. Each launch was attended by VIPs, as well as local television, newspaper, and magazine journalists. Furthermore Oris held exhibitions to feature past and present Oris timepieces dedicated to the world of aviation.