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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 98

Ref. 1019 ?Milgauss Mark I? Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Milgauss, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Ref. 1019. Made in 1968. Very fine and rare, anti-magnetic, water-resistant, center seconds, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, inclined bezel, soft iron gilt metal antimagnetic protecting cap forming a Faraday cage. D. Brushed silver over soft iron with luminous steel baton indexes, outer minute/ seconds divisions, ?Milgauss? printed in red. Luminous tapered steel baton hands and red arrow center seconds hand. M. Cal. 1580, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung white metal Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

USD 18,000 - 22,000

EUR 14,000 - 17,000 / CHF 21,000 - 25,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original