Mido Multi-Centerchrono

Regular price
$6,650
Regular price
Sale price
$6,650
REF 220
Manual
35 MM
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SKU AS04168
ref 220
case size 35 MM
movement Manual Winding
approximate age 1950s
dial color Gray
material Stainless Steel
style Chronograph
category Vintage
bracelet Leather
lug width 18
Includes Includes Analog:Shift Casablanca Brown Suede leather strap with steel pin buckle.
REF 220
Manual
35 MM
– Show less
SKU AS04168
ref 220
case size 35 MM
movement Manual Winding
approximate age 1950s
dial color Gray
material Stainless Steel
style Chronograph
category Vintage
bracelet Leather
lug width 18 MM
Includes Includes Analog:Shift Casablanca Brown Suede leather strap with steel pin buckle.

Why We Love it

One factor that we feel differentiates the Analog:Shift approach to vintage timepiece dealings are that we readily step outside the box to source some incredibly interesting and unusual watches for your consideration.

When it comes to vintage chronographs, we love the heavy hitters just as much as the next guy. The Rolex Daytona, the Heuer Carrera, and the Omega Speedmaster all have special places in our hearts - and collections. But for every well-known name in the vintage watch world, there’s one or two that make us stop and say:

“Now this is why we got into collecting watches in the first place.”

This Mido Centerchrono stands apart from both the sports and classically styled chronographs from the mid 20th century with its unique centrally-configured minute counter hand tucked beneath the seconds counter hand. It also features very cool 'mushroom' pushers and both telemeter and tachymeter scales! The hand-cranking Calibre 1300 column wheel movement (based on the Valjoux Cal. 23)  is housed in a svelte 35mm case completing this lovely package.

These are wonderful timepieces that represent just about everything that we love about vintage, and there's no telling if and when one of these will surface again, so don't wait!

Overall Condition

Case is in excellent condition overall, showing normal signs of wear consistent with age and use. Luminous multi-tonal dial with Radium Arabic indices is in excellent condition and shows patination throughout. Matching luminous ‘sword’ handset with white and red chronograph hands. Unsigned crown.

Brand Story

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We admit it, we do tend to get carried away pontificating about vintage watches. Whether it is the history of a particular piece or some oft-forgotten sidenote in the development of a particular case design or movement, there are numerous elements to vintage timepieces that make them so desirable. On the other hand, sometimes all it takes to get us excited about a particular timepiece are some killer looks.

With roots stretching back to 1918, the name Mido is a play on the Spanish phrase Yo mido - I measure.

The brand designed a host of interesting designs throughout the mid-20th Century, and even has some pretty impressive innovations in the industry, including anti-magnetic automatic wristwatches (the Mulitfort Collection) and monocoque case construction.

They even used a robot as their mascot... in 1939.

Seriously, pretty cool!

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Make it yours will fit standard 18mm watches

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Mido Multi-Centerchrono

Mido Multi-Centerchrono

Regular price
$6,650
Regular price
Sale price
$6,650
Mido Multi-Centerchrono

Why We Love it

One factor that we feel differentiates the Analog:Shift approach to vintage timepiece dealings are that we readily step outside the box to source some incredibly interesting and unusual watches for your consideration.

When it comes to vintage chronographs, we love the heavy hitters just as much as the next guy. The Rolex Daytona, the Heuer Carrera, and the Omega Speedmaster all have special places in our hearts - and collections. But for every well-known name in the vintage watch world, there’s one or two that make us stop and say:

“Now this is why we got into collecting watches in the first place.”

This Mido Centerchrono stands apart from both the sports and classically styled chronographs from the mid 20th century with its unique centrally-configured minute counter hand tucked beneath the seconds counter hand. It also features very cool 'mushroom' pushers and both telemeter and tachymeter scales! The hand-cranking Calibre 1300 column wheel movement (based on the Valjoux Cal. 23)  is housed in a svelte 35mm case completing this lovely package.

These are wonderful timepieces that represent just about everything that we love about vintage, and there's no telling if and when one of these will surface again, so don't wait!

Overall Condition

Case is in excellent condition overall, showing normal signs of wear consistent with age and use. Luminous multi-tonal dial with Radium Arabic indices is in excellent condition and shows patination throughout. Matching luminous ‘sword’ handset with white and red chronograph hands. Unsigned crown.

Brand Story

+
We admit it, we do tend to get carried away pontificating about vintage watches. Whether it is the history of a particular piece or some oft-forgotten sidenote in the development of a particular case design or movement, there are numerous elements to vintage timepieces that make them so desirable. On the other hand, sometimes all it takes to get us excited about a particular timepiece are some killer looks.

With roots stretching back to 1918, the name Mido is a play on the Spanish phrase Yo mido - I measure.

The brand designed a host of interesting designs throughout the mid-20th Century, and even has some pretty impressive innovations in the industry, including anti-magnetic automatic wristwatches (the Mulitfort Collection) and monocoque case construction.

They even used a robot as their mascot... in 1939.

Seriously, pretty cool!

A:S Guarantee

+

Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

+

All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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