Milgauss

$9,400

Reference 116400GV

Model Case Oyster, 40 mm, Oystersteel

diameter

40 mm

material

Oystersteel

bezel

Smooth

winding crown

Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness system

crystal

Green sapphire, scratch-resistant

water resistance

Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet

movement

Perpetual, mechanical , self-winding , with a magnetic shield to protect the movement

calibre

3131, Manufacture Rolex

precision

-2/+2 sec/day, after casing

functions

Centre hour, minute and seconds hands. Stop-seconds for precise time setting

oscillator

Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring

winding

Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor

power reserve

Approximately 48 hours

bracelet

Oyster, flat three-piece links

bracelet material

Oystersteel

clasp

Folding Oysterclasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link

dial

Black

details

Highly legible Chromalight display with long-lasting blue luminescence

certification

Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

the scientist’s watch

The reliability and precision of an ordinary mechanical watch can be affected by a magnetic field of 50 to 100 gauss. But many scientists are exposed to much higher magnetic fields during the course of their work. Rolex’s solution was the Rolex Milgauss, created in 1956, and resistant to 1000 gauss. Hence the name of the watch, mille being French for thousand.

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