Friday, 10 April 2009

Mido Commander Ocean Star (For Sale)


Dimensions (mm)
Case diameter ( 37
Lug to Lug: 35
Height: 11
Lug width: 10 mm
Bracelet tapered 23 to 15
Weight 90 grams
Max Wrist Size: 7.5"
Crown type: NOT screw-down
Crystal Material: Acrylic
Water Resistance: 100 m (tidak dapat dipastikan kerana usianya yang lama)

Keadaan baik. Bracelet origional. Dial berwarna silver sudah nampak pudar dan sedikit cemar. Kristal telah banyak tercalar (scratch). Caseback jam ini kosong dan licin,jadi sebarang usaha untuk membukanya perlu dibuat dari bahagian atas (tanggalkan crystal terlebih dahulu). Saya telah memegang jam ini sudah lebih satu tahun.
Asking price/harga: RM 270

Foot Note
This high water resistance rating without screw-down crown is achieved by a MIDO patented crown system that uses cork seals! The company was founded by George Schaeren in 1918 in Biel, Switzerland. Mido has produced a number of technically interesting designs through the years including being the first to combine an automatic movement with anti-shock protection, water resistance and anti-magnetic protection. Mido also is the only company, to my knowledge, that makes use of cork as a crown water seal, and was the first company to use an unbreakable mainspring. Today, Mido is part of the Swatch Group,
The watch is made of a polished stainless steel one-piece case with an integrated stainless steel bracelet and clasp. The crystal is made of Hesalite, a brand name for acrylic. The movement is protected from water damage by Mido's Aquadura cork crown seal (which allegedly will block water even with the crown pulled out in the set position) and is rated at 30 meters water resistance. The Mido has, so far, proved to be very accurate for a mechanical watch averaging -2 seconds per day.

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