Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV Watch has perhaps one of the most electrifying looking blue dial. The Milgauss name has always been the hidden gem among other more popular Rolex models such as The Rolex Submariner, Rolex Daytona, etc. Rolex Milgauss was first produced in the mid 1950s, designed for Scientists and Engineers working in areas with magnetic fields. It organically came in only black and white dials, and it seem to stop production around 1988. In 2007, Rolex revived the Rolex Milgauss name with the Milgauss Rolex 116400GV.
So if you are familiar with the previous Rolex Milgauss 116400 GV, Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV Watch is not so much of a difference. Or is it? Let’s take a closer look.
Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV Watch Review
The name Milgauss is actually a French phrase “mille gauss”. When translated to English it means 1,000 gauss, and this means that Milgauss Rolex 1164000GV is protect from magnetic field of up to 1,000 gauss. If you are looking at maganetic field protection alone, the Rolex Milgauss 1164000GV series may just lose out to the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra which stands strong at 15,000 Gauss.
Since the revival of the Rolex Milgauss 1164000GV in 2007, Rolex has gone even further with th 1164000GV. It has got a new Buzz word for the Milgauss family – Milgauss Z Blue. The new Milgauss Blue Dial has got it’s new nickname ‘Z Blue’ for a reason. It is because of the Zirconium coated that gives the Rolex Milgauss Z Blue 116400GV its’ new found name. It’s electric blue can sometimes be seen as aqua blue or green, depending on the angle of the light. At first glance you might not like the colour, but after awhile, you might just fall-in-love with it.
Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV Watch Review – On the Dial
The Milgauss 116400GV Z Blue is on a 40mm steel Oyster case that offers 100 meter water resistance thanks to the twin-lock system. Apart from the Blue dial, the hour and minute hand are filled with white Chromalight, and white gold markers are used. Let’s not forget the all iconic Milgauss orange lighting seconds hand. All these combined with the green tinted rim gives the Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV a remarkably adventurous color scheme.
Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV Watch Review – On the Case
Protected by the soft iron cage, the Milgauss Rolex 116400GV Z Blue houses the Cal. 3131 COSC certified movement as well. Besides just having a soft iron cage protection, Milgauss Z Blue also use UV-LiGA process to manufacture the nickel-phosphorus alloy escape wheel. While the hairspring is Parachrom Blue Hairspring that has 10 X more resistance than normal hairspring. Rolex’s famous Oyster bracelet with easy link extension system enables extension of the bracelet without the use of any tool.
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