The Europa Point Lighthouse is located in the only maritime corridor between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. It firmly and securely guards the tens of thousands of expeditions and returns to Hong Kong for hundreds of years, and points the way for sailors. Mido is good at discovering watchmaking inspiration from architecture. In the 1940s, Mido chose the Europa Point Lighthouse as a representative building to create a world-famous Pilot’s Watch. Just as the Europa Point Lighthouse is enduring, This series of watches is still loved by watch fans. This article will introduce a new Mido Ocean Star Pilot series long kinetic waterproof sports watch, the official model: M026.430.37.051.00.
Outstanding waterproof performance
Mido Pilot Series Long Kinetic Waterproof Sports Watch M026.430.37.051.00
The Pilot Series is a representative model of Mido. Since its introduction in 1944, it has always been known for its outstanding water resistance. Although the appearance of this series of watches has been improved several times, but the functionality has not been disappointing. Many buyers choose the Mido Pilot series when choosing a cost-effective waterproof watch.
During the Basel Haute Horlogerie Show this year, Mido has launched a redesigned Pilot’s upgraded watch — Ocean Star Pilot’s Waterproof Watch, which has been unanimously recognized by everyone. The new watch adapts to the contemporary trend, while continuing the classic and traditional design. It has a water resistance of 200 meters. The case has become thin and light, breaking the usual sense of weight of the diving watch, and the inside is equipped with Caliber. 80 automatic mechanical movement, despite so many changes, but the price still remains within 10,000 yuan, which is really exciting.
Details of the new Pilot’s Watch
The new Ocean Star Pilot Waterproof Watch is not only a professional waterproof watch, but also a fashionable sports watch. Since the birth of the Pilot’s Watch, five cases have been improved so far. Compared with the previous-generation model launched in 2010, the new design is more in line with the aesthetic requirements of modern people, and it also pursues a balance between practicality and beauty. It became clearer when reading.
Hands and scales
This rose gold-colored Ocean Star Pilot’s Waterproof watch has an all-black dial, a time scale with Arabic numerals and a hollowed-out hand, and is fully coated with Super-LumiNova®, ensuring that no matter where it is underwater Day or night, the time can be clearly displayed, which brings great convenience to diving. In addition, the unidirectional rotating bezel provides safety for diving.
More classic and traditional case design
Compared with the previous models, this Mido Ocean Star Pilot Waterproof Watch has not changed the case size and continues to maintain a diameter of 42.5mm. The thickness is reduced to 11.75mm, which can be said to be the slim design of the diving watch. The sides of the case are beautifully curved, and the lines are smooth and natural, which is quite fashionable. It is a waterproof watch that is close to daily life, suitable for wearing under water or on land.
Angled lug design
If you take a closer look at this watch, you will find that the design of the lugs and crown is also very unique. The lugs and corners are more distinct, a little tougher and more rigid. The continuation of the crown system, while continuing the classic screw-in design, also pays more attention to the details, highlights the texture, and adopts polishing and matte polishing Craft.
New folding clasp with diving safety device
The watch is equipped with a new folding buckle and a diving safety device, which ensures high security even when diving into the water.
The fine back is adorned with the Pilot’s logo
The gold case has a dense bottom design, decorated with the Pilot’s logo pattern, and fixed with 5 screws, fully showing the waterproof features. Inside is equipped with a new Caliber 80 movement with 80 hours power reserve. The ordinary 80-hour movement adds the day of the week display function, which improves practicality.
To sum up: This Ocean Star Pioneer series waterproof watch with 200 meters water resistance performance perfectly reflects the long-lasting and aggressive attitude of Mido, which can be described as a powerful representative of the new waterproof watch. This watch is currently on sale in China, with an official public price of RMB 7,700.