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Date: 2/3/19 08:52 GMT
"The Mido Multi-Centerchrono is an unusual piece for many reasons. The first obviously relates to its central chronograph configuration: if it were not for the two pushers this Mido would look like a regular time-only watch, or, as the original ads put it, "Here is the only chronograph that looks like a handsome watch." The watch does not have conventional chronograph registers – instead, the thin steel hand tracks the seconds for the chronograph complication, while the red one records the elapsed minutes. This ingenious system allowed by the Mido caliber 1300 offers an outstanding legibility, despite the watch's modest 35mm diameter. The waterproof case is actually the second distinguishing feature of this Mido. It was manufactured by the famous casemaker François Borgel (later Taubert Frères), also known for its work on Patek's first waterproof chronograph, the reference 1463, which offers the very same sunburst pushers." - Hodinkee article...

Decided I may not have the patience to source for the red and thin Steel hands, so more for someone to undertake this as a project. Unless the someone who a couple of months back on Ebay bought over the lot of hands and willing to let go a set might just want to fix it up and continue wearing it.
Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Mido 1300
Case Diameter: 35mm
Lug Width: 18mm
Running ok, fast I would say, selling head only. $3200 shipped worldwide by speedpost.







 
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