The first model of the newly released column ” Today I’m wearing ” is the MIDO All Dial Special Edition M8318.104.22.168 . It is a three hands timepiece from the All Dial collection, released at Baselworld 2015 , with a matte black dial and orange accents (orange is Mido ‘s brand color) that draws inspiration from the Coliseum ‘s architecture. Featuring a 42mm wide, 10,08mm thick case, a lug-to-lug gap of 7mm and a weight of just 151g , the MIDO All Dial Special Edition M8322.214.171.124 is powered by caliber 80 (perhaps the same one adopted by its sister brand Hamilton ), a mechanical automatic movement with 80 hours of Power Reserve , COSC certified and personalized rotor, visible through the transparent case back. A sleek, sporty three hands entry level watch replica , that features a nice 70s like integrated bracelet , technically appealing and, I do confirm, very comfortable on the wrist (it is just 10mm thick) at a price tag of 1170 €.
Automatic Mido Caliber 80 (ETA C07.621 base) COSC certified chronometer, 11½’’’, Ø25.60 mm, height: 5.22 mm, 25 jewels, 21,600 vph, 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 .
Stainless steel 316L , Ø 42mm , 2 pieces, sapphire crystal with an anti-reflecting treatment on both sides, screwed crown and case back, transparent case back to see the finely decorated and chronometer movement, engraved serial number, water-resistant up to a pressure of 10 bar (100 m / 330 ft).
Stainless steel 316L with stainless steel folding clasp.
Matte black , indexes individually applied, indexes with orange Super-LumiNova ®, day and date at 3 o’clock.
Flat diamond cut, hour and minute hands with orange Super-LumiNova ® for easy readability at night.