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|Gents Mido Ocean Star Powerwind, Automatic, 1st Generation, 1961|
Case: 2578428, Mido Ocean Star, Switzerland, Waterproof, Shockresistant, Selfwinding, Antimagnetic,Stainless Steel - Mido Limited, Ocean-Star, Switzerland, Vacuum, +346175 (Taubert case), Rustless Steel - steel, signed plastic crystal, signed crown with Aquadura sealing system, mono-shell case (movement inserted from front side, stem split stem detached after lifting the crystal by turning the crown), D=35mm
Dial: Mido Ocean Star Powerwind, Swiss Made - silvered, applied logo and markers. crystal reinforcement ring with luminous dots
Movement: Mido, 1117PC, Swiss, 17 Jewels - calibre Mido 1117P1, 17 jewels, rotor placed out of center, detached manual wind, Incabloc, Reed's regulator
Condition: C1, B0, D1-2, M0-1
The Ocean Star is a real classic. It is manufactured since 1959 - initially with 3 or 4 hour markers (with/without date) like this sample, and since ca. 1964 with the still today applied dial design (but later with ETA movements). A reason for the success is the still used "Aquadura" sealing system, which even holds tight reliably with pulled crown.
Swiss Patent 346175:
design of the Ocean Star case
filed 04-16-1958, Bernhard Taubert (CH)
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Sold in Auction
High bid EUR 160.00 (~UKŁ 145.44)
Reserve EUR 160.00 (~UKŁ 145.44)
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