The watch line ZETIOS pays homage to the tradition-rich past of the Swiss watch firm Milus. The classical form of this men’s watch – unpretentious and stylishly elegant – is reminiscent of design at the time of the foundation of the Milus watch brand in 1919. The name of the new classical line ZETIOS is derived from the constellation of Cetus (the Whale), whose mythological origins are found in the Andromeda legend.
The harmonious, round case with its flattened outer rim is available in a choice of polished stainless steel or 18-carat red gold, and is finely complemented by subtly rounded details. The crown is integrated into an ingeniously curved protective housing and has a distinctive look with its embossed Milus logo. Rounded connecting elements join the case to an alligator, calf leather strap or steel bracelet in finest quality and ensure smooth wearer-comfort.
A curved sapphire crystal protects the stylishly designed, plain dial. Circular forms and curvature are clearly effective here too. Divergent areas and graduations create dramatic contrasts: the central circle of the electroplated dial has a ‘Clous de Paris’ finish in black, white or brown. Positioned at 12 o’clock, the large black on white date is displayed to its full advantage, and the snailed seconds dial stands out from the background at 6 o’clock, merging into the colour-matched hours display area with applied Arabic numerals.
A narrow outer ring with minutes index points rounds off the dial. The hours and minutes hands and the hour (5-minute) index points are partially coated with white SuperLuminova, which guarantees maximum readability in darkness. Loving attention to detail is also apparent in the screwed down case back with its round sapphire-crystal viewing window.
The classical design is appropriately complemented by a mechanical Swiss quality watch movement with automatic winding.
Mechanical Swiss quality automatic movement
Polished stainless steel, diameter 42 mm
Curved sapphire crystal
Polished case screwed down with 6 screws and with round sapphire crystal viewing window
Protected crown with embossed Milus logo
Case variation in 18-carat red gold 5N
Water-resistance:To 30 m (100 feet)
Small seconds dial at 6 o’clock, large date at 12 o’clock
Electroplated, ‘Clous de Paris’ design at centre
Snailed seconds display at 6 o’clock
Area with applied Arabic numerals
Outer area with minutes index points, hour (5-minute) index points coated with white SuperLuminova
Milus logo, applied date window
Hands: Hours and minutes hands partially coated with white SuperLuminova
Alligator leather in black, brown or ochre, calf leather strap in black or brown, all with ecru-coloured decorative stitching; stainless steel bracelet; all with special strap connectors for smooth wearer-comfort
Clasp: Buckle clasp in stainless steel or 18-carat red gold 5N (according to variation)
Recommended Retail Price
CHF 3’900.00 (Stainless steel with leather strap)
CHF 4’100.00 (Stainless steel with alligator strap)
CHF 4’200.00 (Stainless steel with steel bracelet)
CHF 13’500.00 (18-carat red gold 5N with alligator strap)