The origin of Milgauss, and modern industrial electrification has a great relationship.
40 to 50 years of the last century, more and more scientists, technicians and even the general population exposed to the work environment is full of electromagnetic, such as power plants, large factories, railway locomotives and so on. At that time, people wear traditional mechanical watches in more than 60 to 70 Gauss (German physics and astronomer Carl Friedrich Gauss named electromagnetic force units) electromagnetic environment, will begin to be affected by electromagnetic influence, seriously affecting the accuracy of travel time , And when the electromagnetic strength of more than 1000 Gauss, the movement completely stopped motionless.
At this time, a watch to avoid magnetic interference will emerge as the times require. Then the watch engineers have designed two ways: one is made of a soft magnetic iron into a cover; another way, but from the internal solution to the problem of magnetic impact.
In 1958, Rolex published a new concept of Milgauss watch. On request, Milgauss can still walk as accurately as the electromagnetic force of 1000 Gauss. Milgauss is named by the merger of Mille (1000) and Gauss, representing its ability to resist 1000 Gauss electromagnetic. The earliest Milgauss, numbered Ref.6541, is a typical movement table style.
Just launched, the “green glass” as a hot style of a cargo is hard to find, once once soared to more than ten million Hong Kong dollars, even if the ordinary black surface have also reached six, seventy thousand of speculation, but with Asia The financial crisis and the continuous increase in production, green glass has returned to the pricing. This fully illustrates the modern Rolex style in production, the risk of speculation is still quite large, but the antiquity of Milgauss due to the production of scarce, or a great collection and hype value.
You must admit that the replica has a better workmanship than those genuine watches sold in same price, but when being compared with genuine Rolex, it still has a large gap.