Rolex. A fine and very rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with ‘lightning strike’ sweep centr
Lot 139
Rolex. A fine and very rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with ‘lightning strike’ centre seconds hand Milgauss, Ref:6541, Movement No.DN903360, Case No.412022, Made in 1958
Sold for £69,600 (US$ 115,796) inc. premium
Auction Details
Rolex. A fine and very rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with ‘lightning strike’ sweep centr Rolex. A fine and very rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with ‘lightning strike’ sweep centr
Lot Details
Rolex. A fine and very rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with ‘lightning strike’ centre seconds hand
Milgauss, Ref:6541, Movement No.DN903360, Case No.412022, Made in 1958
25- jewel Cal:1066M nickel-finished lever movement, anti-magnetic cap, black honeycomb dial with luminous dot hour markers, Milgauss printed in red, applied silvered dagger numerals to 3, 6 and 9, silvered dauphin hands, ‘lightning strike’ sweep centre seconds hand, in tonneau-shaped case with screw back stamped IV.1958, screw down Oyster crown, black revolving calibrated bezel with a red triangle, case, dial and movement signed
35mm.

Footnotes

  • The present watch features an exceptional dial with very gentle aging to the hour markers. It was purchased from Watches of Switzerland in New Bond Street in 1962.

    The Milgauss Ref:6541 was introduced in the 1950's and it was designed for use in areas of high electro-magnetic radiation, such as research laboratories.
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