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Rolex Very Fine Ref. 1019 Milgauss Oyster Perpetual Wristwatch, circa 1980. ...

2010 May Signature Fine Timepieces Auction #5042

 
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Description:
Rolex Very Fine Ref. 1019 Milgauss Oyster Perpetual Wristwatch, circa 1980
Case: stainless steel, three body, 38 mm, screw back and crown, smooth inclined bezel, inner soft iron gilt metal antimagnetic protecting cap forming a Faraday cage
Dial: brushed silver over soft iron, applied steel luminous bar markers, black outer minute/seconds divisions, red tip hack center seconds hand, tapered steel luminous batons
Movement: 26 jewels, automatic, adjusted to five positions and temperature, caliber 1580, rhodium finish, straight line lever, monometallic balance with Microstella timing screws, white alloy self compensating balance spring
Band: stainless steel, style 78360, deployant clasp
Signed: all signed Rolex, dial also signed Milgauss in red

Note: Rolex introduced the Milgauss model in the early 1950's with the reference 6541. The model was designed to protect against high electro-magnetic radiation for clients working in research laboratories and electro-engineering environments. The name comes from the Greek "Mil" for thousand, and "Gauss" which is the unit for measuring magnetism. Standard watches can only withstand 70 to 90 Gauss whereas the Milgauss model is protected in magnetic environments up to 1,000 Gauss.

Condition Report*:

Type: Rolex Very Fine Ref. 1019 Milgauss Oyster Perpetual Wristwatch
Model: 1019
Dial: silver, brushed finish, luminous bar markers
Hands; red tip center seconds, luminous tapered hands
Metal: stainless steel
Case No: 6136655
Case Info: three body, inner cap/cage, smooth bezel
Case Width: 38 mm
Crystal: mineral glass
Watch Movement: caliber 1580, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, monometallic balance with Microstella timing screws, white alloy non-magnetic self compensating spring, hack feature for the second hand
Band: style 78360, steel, deployant clasp
Circa: 1980
Condition: movement is very good, running, case is very good, back is very lightly engraved "E.H.H. Love N.J.H. 8-1-83". dial is in very very good condition, one miniscule speck to the right of nine, band is very good

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