Mimo 1940's Rare Hinged Case 33MM Manual Winding Early Attempt WeatherproofingMimo
WW2 Weather Resistant
For acution is a rare and unusual 1940s Mimo WW2-era (while this isn't a military assigned piece Mimo did a lot of manufacturing of watches for the war effort and given the weatherproof nature of the watch it is highly likely it found its way into military application) 33mm manual winding early attempt at weather/water proofing with its hidden crown and hinged case. Rare, interesting and not expensive it is the epitome of a fun vintage watch.
Diameter: 33 mm w/out crown, 33 mm w/crown, 38 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 18 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 18 mm strap)
Height: 9 mm
Power-reserve: 33 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 32 grams
Movement: Mimo manual winding
Case: BASE METAL upper with stainless steel back, unusual hinged case construction with hidden crown, case showing a significant patina
Dial: OPALINE with a white chapter and gold sword hands with sub seconds at 6 o'clock, dial has some light patina and some damage to the chapter between 2 and 3 o'clock
Condition: 70% (7.0 of 10): a watch that looks like its been through war but one with plenty of life to give, case is good despite a heavy patina, dial is nice and watch is working well
Box/Papers: Watch only
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