MYSTERIOUS BLACK STARFISH
With its robust all-black shell, capable of withstanding dives up to 600 m, the new divers’ watch from the Le Locle-based watchmaker, with chronometer and ISO 6425 certification, dominates the oceans beautifully.
2019 marks the 75th anniversary of a watch designed for the ocean’s depths: the Ocean Star. This piece created in the Mido studios stood out from 1944 by the single-shell architecture of its case which, together with the Aquadura system created in 1930 based on a cork-crown seal, guaranteed considerable water resistance at that time. Today, the star of the oceans produced by the watchmaker established in Le Locle has become an essential tool for sea-lovers. Certified in accordance with the demanding ISO 6425 standard for diving watches, the new Ocean Star Diver 600 model, a COSC-certified chronometer, withstands dives up to 600 m.
On the black lacquered dial, the hours and minutes are indicated by two large hands highlighted with white Super-LumiNova® passing over a series of geometric index markers which are also phosphorescent. The seconds are marked by a bright orange lacquered second hand which energizes the piece. To finish, the date is displayed in white on a black background at 3 o’clock.
This new Mido watch comes with a rubber strap matching the case and fastens with a pin buckle.
Price: 1,590 CHF
By Sharmila Bertin