Mido’s new Commander Big Date features a shimmering, sunray satin finished deep blue dial. The timepiece highlights several warm touches of rose-gold-coloured PVD: on the hands, on the indexes and on the round case with its polished bezel. Similarly at 6 o’clock, a thin border in this same shade surrounds the large double date aperture that distinguishes this legendary collection.
The finesse of a round satin-finished steel case gives the Commander collection an inimitable and instantly recognisable silhouette – just like the lines of the Eiffel Tower that inspired it.
The rose-gold-coloured PVD indexes and hands, shining as brightly as a mirror polish, glint against the sunray satin-finished dial. White Super-LumiNova® makes the information easier to read, even in the dark.
A large date aperture, characteristic of the Big Date collection, appears at 6 o’clock, presenting polished and sandblasted surfaces. A faceted and domed sapphire crystal, meanwhile, affords excellent visibility of this refined dial.
The transparent case back reveals the workings of the Commander Big Date’s mechanical heart. The Caliber 80, with a large aperture calendar, is fitted with an oscillating weight decorated with Geneva stripes. This automatic movement offers a power reserve of up to 80 hours – with an original large aperture date display.
This caliber is housed in a robust, round 42 mm-diameter case in satin-finished stainless steel with a rose-gold-coloured PVD treatment. It also features a polished bezel, and satin-finished caseband sides and horns.
The semi-matt brown crocodile-look cow leather strap features a stainless steel folding clasp, also with a rose-gold-coloured PVD treatment. The model is water-resistant up to a pressure of 5 bar (50 m/165 ft).
Mido Caliber 80 automatic movement (ETA C07.651 base), 12¾’’’, Ø29.40 mm, height: 5.77 mm, 25 jewels, 21,600 vph. Finely decorated Elaboré-grade movement, oscillating weight decorated with Geneva stripes and the Mido logo. Functions: HMS and instant large aperture date. Adjusted on 3 different positions for high accuracy. Up to 80 hours of power reserve.
Satin-finished stainless steel with rose-gold-coloured PVD treatment, polished bezel, Ø42 mm, 3 pieces, faceted and domed sapphire crystal, screwed case back, finely decorated Elaboré-grade movement visible through the transparent case back, engraved serial number, water-resistant up to a pressure of 5 bar (50 m/165 ft).
Blue, sunray satin-finished, polished applied indexes with white Super-LumiNova®, large polished and sandblasted date aperture at 6 o’clock
Flat diamond-cut, hour and minute hands with white Super-LumiNova® for enhanced legibility at night
Semi-matt brown crocodile-look genuine cow leather, stainless steel folding clasp with rose gold-coloured PVD treatment.