2018 Basel Watch Show Preheating Swiss Mido Helmsman Series 1939 Reissue Edition ‘central Pointer Calendar’ Limited Edition Watch

Swiss Mido launches a new 1939 limited edition ‘Central Analogue Calendar’ limited edition watch that reproduces the classic timepieces of the 1930s. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the brand’s dazzling history, Swiss Mido is based on the helmsman series DATOMETER watch first released in 1939. In 2018, it launched a new version of the DATOMETER watch-the helmsman series 1939 replica ‘ ‘Central Analogue Calendar’ limited edition watch. While replicating the original classic features, the new watch adds more elements full of trend and modernity. This new limited edition watch features a satin-polished PVD rose gold-plated stainless steel case, a fine silver sandblasted dial, and a black transfer process. It reproduces the classic design of the original watch introduced in 1939. Its most special features The point is that the date is indicated by a dedicated date pointer. Helmsman series 1939 replica ‘central analog calendar’ limited edition watch not only has a nostalgic retro appearance and unique time indication function, it is also equipped with Swiss Mido Caliber 80 automatic mechanical movement, up to 80 hours of long-term kinetic energy storage. In tribute to the year the brand was founded in 1918, this new watch is limited to 1918 pieces. Adhering to the pioneering spirit from 1939, the Helmsman Limited 1939 replica ‘central analog calendar’ limited edition watch will surely be loved by watch enthusiasts who love traditional watchmaking technology and are willing to pursue classic charm.

   In 1934, two years after the completion of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Swiss Mido launched the Helmsman series. The introduction of this series of watches aims to highlight the coincidence of Swiss Mido and Sydney Harbour Bridge-a perfect combination of design and functionality. As the main push series of Swiss Mido watches, the Helmsman series has stood up to the test of time. In 2014, it celebrated its 80th anniversary and became one of the longest production series in Swiss watchmaking history.
   To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Mido, Swiss Mido is based on the DATOMETER watch, which was first released in 1939, and launched a new version of the DATOMETER watch in 2018-the Helm Series 1939 replica ‘ ‘Central Analogue Calendar’ limited edition watch. Inspired by the original watch introduced in 1939, the new watch still retains its immortal masculine charm, and inherits its acclaimed classic aesthetic design while also possessing an extraordinary modern feel. The new helmsman series 1939 limited edition ‘central pointer calendar’ limited edition watch is equipped with a satin-polished PVD rose gold-plated stainless steel case, making its 40 mm dial even wider. The fine silver sandblasted dial with black transfer technology is gorgeous under the protection of a sapphire glass, which is almost the same as the original model launched in 1939. In addition, the most distinctive feature of this watch is its date display method: the date on the dial clearly displays the date digits 1 to 31, the 5N rose gold date hand, equipped with red painted needle points, indicating the date accurately. PVD rose gold plated hour and minute hands with double-sided graduations and bright black painted seconds. The dial’s numerals, hours and minutes are treated with black Super-LumiNova®, which facilitates night readings.

   Under the retro charm of the limited edition “Central Pointer Calendar” of the 1939 replica of the Helmsman series, Swiss Mido will also use advanced watchmaking technology among them: Swiss Mido’s exclusive Caliber 80 Automatic mechanical movement with up to 80 hours of kinetic energy reserve. Its transparent back can observe the superbly carved and meticulous movement, and the automatic oscillating weight decorated with Geneva ripples and the MIDO logo. In addition, the watch is also equipped with a natural and comfortable brown leather strap and a PVD rose gold-plated stainless steel buckle. Water-resistant to 50 meters.
   The Helmsman Series 1939 replica of the ‘central pointer calendar’ limited edition watch, limited edition of 1918 pieces, in order to pay tribute to the establishment of the Swiss Mido in 1918, dedicated to the love of timeless watchmaking.
   In addition, an exclusive gold replica of this limited edition watch is planned for sale this fall: a limited edition of 100 pieces.
Technical Parameters
Movement Mido Caliber 80 fully automatic movement (based on ETA C07.611), 11½ ” ‘, diameter 25.60 mm, thickness 4.74 mm, 25 diamonds, 21,600 swings / hour, NIVAFLEX NM mainspring, ELINCHRON II gossamer. Finely crafted and exquisite movement, automatic rotor is decorated with Geneva ripples and MIDO logo. Hours, minutes, seconds, date hand. Adjust the travel time accuracy in 3 directions. Up to 80 hours of kinetic energy storage.
Case Mercerized polished PVD rose gold-plated 316L stainless steel case, 40 mm in diameter, composed of 3 parts, sapphire glass, transparent back, finely carved and exquisite movement, engraved serial number and ‘Limited edition of up to 1,918 pieces (limited to 1918 pieces) ‘, water-resistant to 50 meters.
Strap Brown real cow strap, PVD rose gold plated stainless steel buckle.
Dial Fine silver sandblasted dial with black transfer process, PVD-plated rose gold scale, dial numbers are treated with black Super-LumiNova®.
Hands PVD-coated rose gold double-sided hour and minute hands, treated with black Super-LumiNova®, bright black painted seconds. 5N rose gold date hands with red spray-painted tips for precise date indication.