Mido Powerwind Diver 1000 feet

Nov 12, 2012,10:11 AM

Any pics of a colourful watch,... my Mido Powerwind Diver 1000 feet.

Size of the case : 38mm
Bidirectional bezel.
Date at 3 o'clock.
"Dauphine" and "Baton" Hands.
Caliber Mido ref 619 (automatic)

The caseback with a diver drawing like the Longines Diver watches.

The most exotic of all dials ?

The explanations of the dial  (thanks to DivingT) :

The original mesh band signed Mido and Novatec :

On my wrist, I love it !

To finish, a picture with two another divers :

Hope you've enjoyed seeing it.


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Great and totally under rated catch from the mid sixties, Alain. Bravo.

 By: amanico : November 12th, 2012-10:16
I also saw some white dialed versions, in the last years... Interesting and lovely watch. Even if I have some big doubts on the ability to stand such a depth for this watch... Best, Nicolas

Thanks Nicolas

 By: alain2701 : November 12th, 2012-11:38
A white version sold by Christies in 2008 : For its capacity of diving, I am understand :-) And the visibility of this colored dial is not the best thing during the diving operation, I think ... ...  

great looking piece.

 By: G99 : November 12th, 2012-10:31
Lovely bright dial and original mesh bracelet. Very a la Fortis nautical cricket. I think its great that there are so many virtually unknown 1000ft dive watches out there from the 60's and 70's. Its even better when people show us some excellent pics of t... 

Lovely watch! I love that dial too, and the other two are....

 By: DivingT : November 12th, 2012-11:32
Very nice companions for it!! There is something very alluring about the Mido dial. Very nice indeed! Cheers Tony

Nice job deciphering that dial, Tony.

 By: BDLJ : November 12th, 2012-21:39
Those stop times....how did everyone not end up bent? Deco Planner gives me almost an hour of staged deco for 25 @ 40 on Air....yipes. or should that be :-(

Thanks Ben, but the recent Vulcain Cricket Nauticals...

 By: DivingT : November 12th, 2012-22:53
...posted by ztirual and JOHNACONNOLLY have also cleared up some issues on understanding for me..... Typical of the time was to only state some no stop times, or some whould show realistic last stop times for various depths (upto about 20 - 30mins or so).... 

Which tables...

 By: BDLJ : November 13th, 2012-22:55
....did you compare with? I have, somewhere on my drives, a compilation of various historical USN/NOAA/BSAC/Comex/etc etc tables. I've never opened them to perform a direct comparison with the times called out on the watch dials. Did any of them match com...