Swiss Mido Mido ‘Big Ben’ designer limited edition watch is about to be released. This watch is a professional watchmaker Sebastian Pellet of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Sébastien Perret designed and created with the inspiration of one of the world’s famous buildings, the Big Ben in London, UK. At the same time, this watch was also the final winner of the 2015 Swiss Mido professional watchmaker watch design competition. Works, with a limited edition of 500 pieces worldwide, is the official launch of “Big Ben” designer limited edition watches in China. Mido has specially planned an application activity of “Decrypting Big Ben” online appointment appreciation, calling on watch enthusiasts to Participate in it for the first time and enjoy the beauty of architecture at your wrist.
A tribute to the classics
Before the sale, the long-awaited Swiss beauty watch ‘Big Ben’ designer limited edition watch finally hit the high profile. At the Baselworld Watch Fair in March this year, this extraordinary watch debuted in front of global media and watch industry professionals. ‘Through this watch, I see the perfect fusion of architectural style and watch design. The details are very original. This will undoubtedly be a new landmark classic real-time meter in the development history of the Mido brand.’ Industry experts Said in an interview. Such highly-rated feedback, and the words ‘Limited’ are so popular, can’t you wait for these? In line with the trend, Mido specially planned the application of ‘Decrypt Big Ben’ for online appointment appreciation. Without the hard work of queuing in the sun and the rain, you can immediately seize the opportunity and get a special ‘watch’.
Professional watchmaker Sébastien Perret
The Big Ben designer limited edition watch originates from the 2015 Swiss Mido professional watchmaker watch design competition. This event was announced at the Basel Watch & Jewellery Show in 2015 and was selected by Mido Three prestigious watchmakers: Eric Giroud, Lorenzo Vallone and Sébastien Perret participated in the competition. Inspired by Big Ben, a building overlooking the Palace of Westminster in London, England, to design a watch. The three watches designed by the 100,000 netizens around the world voted to determine the final winner. In the end, the watch designed by watchmaker Sébastien Perret won the highest vote. Mido held a grand award ceremony for this. Mr. Esa Mohamed, President of the International Institute of Architects, and Swiss Beauty Mr. Franz Linder, the global president of the scale, was invited to attend and awarded the honorary certificate in person.
After months of intensive work, the watch was finally launched at this year’s Baselworld. From the exterior, its design borrows from the neo-Gothic style of Big Ben: the bezel symbolizes the circular dial of the clock, and the square case is reminiscent of the clock tower and the four faces of the clock face. The corners, the screws on each corner of the back of the case also symbolize the four-leaf clover pattern around the clock face of Big Ben. Round, a key subject in the Mido brand’s genes, is embedded in a square. This limited edition watch is designed with the concept of a circle in a square. At the same time, the ‘Big Ben’ designer limited edition watch uses the Gothic Roman numeral ‘4’, which reproduces the elegant style of Big Ben, which can be described as the rare details in the watchmaking industry. In addition, the black coating cutout between the case and the bezel uses the cantilevered architectural design of the clock tower to pay tribute to the ingenious design details of this famous clock tower. The rich and layered design details present an original and classic design style. The charm of the building, the precise movement of the time and other elements to conquer the heart of the watch, with a timeless and grand architectural form, confirming the historical cycle of time, Delicate and calm artistic atmosphere on the wrist. No matter what, it is enough to make people eye-opening and shine in the watch industry.
Movement: Mido Caliber 80 long kinetic energy storage observatory certified fully automatic movement (based on ETA C07.621), 11½ ” ‘, diameter 25.60 mm, thickness 5.22 mm, 25 diamonds, 21,600 swings / hour . The elaborate movement is decorated with blue screws, and the automatic rotor is carefully carved with the Big Ben dial pattern and the MIDO logo. Hours, minutes, seconds, date and week are displayed. Up to 80 hours of kinetic energy storage.
Case: Mercerized polished 316L stainless steel PVD rose gold plated case, polished bezel, diameter 42 mm; 4 parts, the screws on the edges and the back of the case are mercerized polished 316L stainless steel PVD anthracite, both the surface and the back It has a sapphire mirror, a spiral back cover, a transparent sapphire back to observe the engraved and engraved movement, a limited edition XXX-500 and serial number, and a water-resistant depth of 100 meters.
Strap: Mercerized sanded and polished 316L stainless steel rose gold plated strap and folding clasp.
Dial: Silver-white sun light pattern mercerized polished central, mercerized polished black scale, partially decorated with Super-LumiNova® white dots, can be clearly read at night, date and day window at 3 o’clock.
Hands: Black faceted hour and minute hands with Super-LumiNova® white dots, legible at night, and diamond-cut second hands.