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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 228

ROLEX ? REF. 1019 - MILGAUSS Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Milgauss, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified?, Ref. 1019. Made in 1969. Sold on October 9th, 1975. 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, curved lugs, inclined bezel, soft iron gilt metal antimagnetic protecting cap forming a Faraday cage, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Black over soft iron with luminous steel baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, ?Milgauss? in red. Luminous tapered steel baton hands and red-tipped center seconds hand. M. Cal. 1580, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, white metal Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Approx overall length 175 mm.

USD 25,000 - 35,000

CHF 20,000 - 27,000 / EUR 18,000 - 25,000

Sold: USD 45,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original