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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 118

    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic anti-magnetic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet and box

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, MILGAUSS, REF. 116400, CASE NO. M373897, CIRCA 2008

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    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic anti-magnetic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet and box
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Milgauss, Ref. 116400, case no. M373897, circa 2008
    MOVEMENT: automatic, Cal. 3131, 31 jewels, anti-magnetic cap
    DIAL: black matte, applied luminous baton numerals with square orange accents, luminous hands, orange "lightning-bolt" sweep centre seconds
    CASE: stainless steel, tonneau-shaped, screw back, screw down crown, 40 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement
    BRACELET/CLASP: stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp, approximate overall length of bracelet 190 mm.
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Rolex Garantie with the sticker of Bucherer Zürich and dated 17 March 2008, Rolex literature, chronometer tag, Rolex presentation box and outer packaging


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    The present Milgauss watch is preserved in almost new condition and offered complete with all its accessories.

    The Milgauss ref. 116400 was introduced in 2007, currently available in three versions, white or black dial with standard colorless sapphire crystal, or the GV , “Glace Verte” anniversary model, with black dial of a slightly different design and a green tinted sapphire crystal.

    Due to its internal magnetic shield, the Rolex Milgauss is thicker than the Submariner, but has the same width and weighs 157 grams. The Rolex Milgauss is also produced in the typical Rolex stainless steel 904L – extremely scratch and corrosion resistant. Aside from its resistance to magnetic fields, the Rolex Milgauss’ most unusual feature is its orange lightning-bolt second hand, a unique feature in the Rolex lineup that was originally introduced with the 6541 Rolex Milgauss model.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.