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Weekly Watch Photo – Rolex Milgauss

| By Frank Geelen | 1 min read |

Monochrome’s on vacation, but we try to give you some stories and great photos. That’s why this weeks Weekly Watch Photo is yet another example of a a photo made by a member of Timezone UK. 

This Rolex Milgauss is photographed by Five Little Fish Ltd. and is a version we don’t see that often ‘in the wild’. A few week ago we showed you the vintage Milgauss ref. 1019. This is reference 116400, one of the version Rolex released in 2007, after it had been discontinued in 1988.

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The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Milgauss was designed as antimagnetic watch with a soft iron inner case. The current model Milgauss features the Parachrom-Blu hairspring, which is already anti-magnetic, and the movement is also ‘wrapped’ in a soft iron case that works like a Faraday cage.

When Rolex re-released the Milgauss in 2007, they released it with a white dial and a black and and one that was called GV. GV stands for Glace Verte or green glass and this was the anniversary model, with black dial and a slightly different design and a green-tinted sapphire crystal. Although initially rumored to be a limited edition, the GV version is still available.

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