Mido’s diver line is historic and quite beautiful. Their latest update, the Ocean Star, features an ETA movement and a striking design that could even beat a Seiko Monster in terms of design.

The piece is a mere $1,150 and it comes with a bracelet and fabric strap.

As Tempis Fugit writes:”But credit where credit is due, this is a truly beguiling watch that hits me on a truly visceral level.”

Case:

  • Material:   Stainless steel
  • Diameter:   40.50 mm
  • Between lugs:   21.00 mm
  • Water-resistance:   20 bar (200 m / 660 ft) with screwed crown
  • Crystal:   Sapphire crystal
  • Case height:   13.43 mm

Movement

  • Movement type:   Automatic
  • Automatic Mido Caliber 80 (base ETA C07.621)
    • Date

Dial

  • Dial colour:   Blue
  • Hour Markers:   Applied indexes

Bracelet

  • Stainless steel bracelet and blue fabric strap (interchangeable)

By John Biggs

John lives in Brooklyn and has loved watches since he got his first Swatch Irony automatic in 1998. He is the editor of WristWatchReview.

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