Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Mido, Vintage Multifort Luxe Bumper Automatic, Rose Gold and Stainless Steel, Circa 1951
    Case: 34mm, rose gold and stainless steel, three body, with rose gold bezel, rose gold shell over lugs, stainless center section and screw-down back; case shows 5479 reference number between lugs, and British patent 385509 inside back, No. 1499727
    Dial: brushed champagne, with inner minute track, outer brushed silver border, and raised rose gold baton markers with luminous dots; rose gold sword hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, with rose gold sword sweep seconds hand
    Movement: Mido caliber 917 automatic, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, bumper self-winding, adjusted to three positions, with nickel finish
    Band: period leather
    Signed:


    Condition Report*: Type: Mido, Vintage Multifort Luxe Bumper Automatic, Rose Gold and Stainless Steel, Ref. 5479, Circa 1951
    Signed: Mido on dial, case, and movement
    Model: Multifort Luxe Super-Automatic, Ref. 5479
    Dial: brushed champagne, with inner minute track, outer brushed silver border, and raised rose gold baton markers with luminous dots
    Hands: rose gold sword hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, with rose gold sword sweep seconds hand
    Metal: rose gold and stainless steel
    Case: #1499727
    Case Info: three body, with rose gold bezel, rose gold shell over lugs, stainless center section and screw-down back; case shows 5479 reference number between lugs, and British patent 385509 inside back
    Case Width: 34mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Mido caliber 917 automatic, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, bumper self-winding, adjusted to three positions, with nickel finish
    Band: period leather strap
    Circa: 1951
    Condition: Well-preserved dial showing patina on outer portion. Very good, unblemished case, with monogram on back. Running, but service is recommended.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    May
    3rd Friday
    Auction Dates
    June
    3rd Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    73 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 29
    Auction Type
    Signature®:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Signature® Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.

    Track Item