Magnetism isn’t something that normally comes up in everyday life, however for the scientific community strong magnetic fields are a regular occurrence, generated by plenty of necessary equipment and around the scientifically-valuable poles. The Milgauss, as its name suggests, was built to withstand magnetic fields of 1,000 Gauss, leading to its adoption by the European Organisation of Nuclear Research, CERN.
It is by far the most modern of Rolex’s professional timepieces, and not just chronologically. The distinctive lime green sapphire ring around the bezel, the signature lightning bolt second hand and the bright orange contrast – particularly paired with the medium blue dial – combine to make one of the most individual Rolex pieces there is. If you want your Rolex to stand out from the crowd, this is the one for you.