Friday, March 3, 2023

When Mido Crawled Inside My Head - The Ocean Star Decompression WorldTimer

Courtesy of Mido
Regular readers of "the blog formerly known as Tempus Fugit" will note that I have a somewhat pronounced (and some have even said unusual) affinity for Mido watches. You could truly call me a "lifelong" fan as my father was given one the day before I made my world debut in 1968. 

Time has passed, and with it several different Midos (some vintage, some NOS, some new) have come and gone from my collection. My Commander is not going anywhere -
You can read more about that here -
And though the Hodinkee GMT was (and is) impressive, this latest time machine from Mido takes the biscuit! It is, as if, the designers in Le Locle climbed inside of my fevered head, and pulled together every disjointed idea I had for the perfect Mido watch, and reassembled it!
Courtesy of Mido
It comes in two "tropical flavors" - blue (above) and black -
Courtesy of Mido
I'll be going into more detail over the next few days, so stay tuned!

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