Pre-Baselworld 2015: MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer

MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer

Mido is expanding its Commander collection to include the Caliber 80 Chronometer, a high-precision timepiece powered by a new, latest generation chronometer movement.

 

The Commander has been in continuous production by Mido since 1959. The Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer is equipped with the Caliber 80. This new movement is certified by the COSC (Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres = the official Swiss chronometer testing institute) and has a power reserve of up to 80 hours. The Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer is sold in a satinated 40 mm steel case with polished bezel.

 

MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer
MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer

 

Movement

Automatic Mido Caliber 80 COSC (ETA C07.621 base) certified chronometer, 11½’’’, Ø25.60 mm, height: 5.22 mm, 25 jewels, 21,600 A/h, NIVACHOC shock-absorber, NIVAFLEX NM mainspring, ELINCHRON II balance-spring. Finely decorated chronometer movement with blued screws, decorated oscillating weight with Geneva stripes and engraved Mido logo, functions HMSD+Day. Adjusted on 5 different positions for a high accuracy. Up to 80 hours of power reserve.

Case

Satin-finished stainless steel 316L, polished bezel, Ø40 mm 3 pieces, faceted and domed sapphire crystal, transparent case back to see the finely decorated and elaborate movement, engraved serial number, water‑resistant up to a pressure of 5 bar (50 m / 165 ft).

Strap

Brown genuine calf leather strap with crocodile look and stainless steel folding clasp.

Dial

Rhodium plated, sunray satinated, faceted indexes individually applied, indexes with white   Super‑LumiNova, day and date at 3 o’clock.

Hands

Diamond polished, hour and minute hands with white Super-LumiNova for easy readability at night.

 

MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer
MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Comment

  • Mido did a good job by adapting the classic commander to todays standards (40 mm diameter, 80 hours power reserve). And this for a very good price.

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