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What is the history of the Rolex Milgauss?

The Rolex Milgauss was first introduced in 1956 and was designed for scientists and engineers who worked in environments with high magnetic fields. The watch was the first of its kind and featured a unique shield to protect the movement from magnetic interference.

Can a Rolex Milgauss maintain its value over time?

A Rolex Milgauss can maintain its value over time, especially if it is kept in good condition and serviced regularly. Rolex watches are known for their exceptional craftsmanship and durability, and many models, including the Milgauss, have a reputation for holding their value well. The Milgauss is also a highly sought-after watch among collectors and enthusiasts, which can contribute to its value over time. As such, it is highly recommended that prospective watch investors conduct thorough research before making any purchase decisions.

Which Milgauss models are the most popular?

The Rolex Milgauss 116400GV, also known as the “Z-Blue” Milgauss, is currently one of the most popular models. This version features a striking blue dial and a green sapphire crystal, making it a unique and sought-after addition to any collection.

What was the Milgauss made for?

The Rolex Milgauss was specifically designed for scientists and engineers who worked in environments with high magnetic fields, such as research labs and power plants. The watch’s unique construction and shielding allowed it to withstand magnetic interference and maintain accurate timekeeping in these environments.

How does the Rolex Milgauss resist magnetic fields?

The Rolex Milgauss features a unique construction that includes a Faraday cage, which is a shield made of ferromagnetic alloys that surrounds and protects the movement. The cage deflects magnetic fields and prevents them from interfering with the watch’s accuracy.

How long is the wait for a Milgauss?

The wait time for a new Rolex Milgauss can vary depending on the specific model, the availability of the watch, and the demand for it. Some models may be readily available at authorized dealers, while others may have a waiting list or be available only through secondary markets. In general, the wait time for a new Milgauss can range from a few weeks to several months, depending on the supply and demand.

When was Rolex Milgauss discontinued?

The Rolex Milgauss was discontinued in the late 1980s due to low demand. However, the model was reintroduced in 2007 with updated features and a modern design. The Milgauss remains a popular and sought-after watch among collectors and enthusiasts.

Which celebrities wear Milgauss?

Several high-profile individuals and celebrities have been seen wearing the Rolex Milgauss, including musician Eric Clapton and actor Daniel Craig. Other notable Milgauss owners include tennis player Roger Federer and musician John Mayer.

What is the price range of Rolex Milgauss watches?

Rolex Milgauss watches are priced from approximately US$7,000 to US$30,000. The cost of a Rolex Milgauss watch can vary significantly based on the intricacy of its movement, the type of materials used, and its exclusivity.

Can you buy Rolex Milgauss in Hong Kong?

You sure can. Try on and purchase a Rolex Milgauss in Hong Kong at Wristcheck’s boutique shop in Central. Make an appointment now.

Why is Hong Kong a popular place to buy a Rolex Milgauss?

With no import duties and no sales tax, Hong Kong is a popular destination for purchasing luxury watches like Rolex Milgauss at a low price.

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