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Commander Shade M8429.4.27.11

The Commander Shade watch is an animated variation of an original Commander model from the '40s. Its monocoque case, automatic watch movement, integrated Milanese mesh bracelet and acrylic glass marked with the Mido logo give this piece a retro look. The gradient two-tone satin-finished dial, specific to the Shade family, gives it its name and solar identity.
The Commander Shade watch is an animated variation of an original Commander model from the '40s. Its monocoque case, automatic watch movement, integrated Milanese mesh bracelet and acrylic glass marked with the Mido logo give this piece a retro look. The gradient two-tone satin-finished dial, specific to the Shade family, gives it its name and solar identity.

Variations

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Commander Shade M8429.3.23.11

Technical data

case
Case

  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Diameter:
    37.00 mm
  • Between lugs:
    5.90 mm
  • Water-resistance:
    5 bar (50 m / 165 ft)
  • Crystal:
    Acrylic glass
  • Case height:
    10.45 mm

movement
Movement

  • Movement type:
    Automatic
  • Automatic ETA 2836-2
    • Date

dial
Dial

  • Dial colour:
    Silver
  • Hour Markers:
    Applied indexes

strap
Bracelet

  • Milanese mesh in stainless steel
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Automatic Watch Movements

Mido watch movements combine all of watchmaking tradition's strict criteria. The models of most of the collections are equipped with a transparent case back showing the mechanical and aesthetic beauty of the Swiss watch movements. Our timepieces are endowed with an oscillating weight decorated with Geneva Stripes and Mido logo, guilloché or circular-grained bridges, or blued screws. Mido also offers a series of chronometers whose conformity is certified by a neutral testing bureau that provides an official certification after rigorous testing. Each chronograph watch is unique and identified by an engraved number on the movement.

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Stainless steel

Mido exclusively uses high-grade 316L stainless steel for its steel components to ensure complete and continued compatibility with the skin. This material resists corrosion, is unaffected by magnetic fields and demonstrates excellent durability, making Mido’s stainless steel watches enduring creations that can stand the test of time and weather the elements. The metal’s many technical properties are complemented by its sleek, extremely pleasing aesthetics, enabling a wide range of uses.

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Milanese mesh

Moving seamlessly with the motions of the wrist, Milanese mesh envelops the skin to give the unique feel of a leather strap, but crafted from sleek and sophisticated metal. Its distinctive mesh structure affords it superior breathability and a characteristic look that is extremely desired. First produced in the city of Milan in the 19th century, this material channels classic Italian elegance and a timeless aesthetic.

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