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All Original RADO Balboa with Ceramic Case, Faceted Crystal & Textured Gradient Dial

This watch was SOLD on July 25, 2012 (Destination: Lausanne, Switzerland).

rado balboa automatic date watch
Gender: male
Accessories: none
Crystal: faceted glass
Dial Width: 25 mm
Dial Height: 25 mm
Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: ceramic/stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm
Serial Number on Back: NA
Serial Number on Movement: 2793, 110
Bracelet: stainless steel / gold-filled
Bracelet Width: 18 mm
Bracelet Length: 6.75 in (measures up to 8.75 in with case)

This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Balboa Automatic Watch with Date display.

  • 100% ALL ORIGINAL/Complete RADO parts!
  • white detail against satin textured gradient bronze face
  • date display window
  • sunray grid
  • faceted glass crystal
  • CERAMIC/stainless steel case
  • stainless steel back, crown expandable clasp
  • stainless steel/gold-filled bracelet
  • 25 jewels automatic movement

The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

rado balboa automatic date watch

This all original RADO Balboa is a fine example of RADO's unique & uncoventional style! It features a stunning ceramic case, classy textured gradient dial & luxurious faceted glass crystal. These attributes make up an eye-catching, elegant piece - buy it now before other collectors beat you to it!

rado balboa automatic date watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): Showing very light signs of wear. Very faint scratches on the case, bezel, bracelet or buckle are visible to the naked eye.

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Working perfectly, needs no repair or service.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
rado balboa automatic date watch

fantastic ceramic case; RADO advertised that its ceramic case is scratch-proof & retains its color & sheen for more than a lifetime.

textured/satin gradient bronze dial or face

rado balboa automatic date watch

gold-filled hands

faceted gold-filled bar hour markers

date display window at 3 o'clock

rado balboa automatic date watch

steel-on-red RADO symbol logo & steel RADO name logo at 12 o'clock; RADO symbol logo rotates

gold-filled RADO BALBOA symbol logo & white "BALBOA" at 6 o'clock

clearly-marked white sunray grid

rado balboa automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel crown

original RADO faceted glass crystal

The crystal has 2 nicks along its raised edge at 6:30 & 11:30. This imperfection is present but hardly visible in the photos, that's why I'm stating them here! STUDY PHOTOS!
rado balboa automatic date watch

original stainless steel/gold-filled RADO bracelet

Bracelet Length: 6.75 in (measures up to 8.75 in with case)

rado balboa automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel Expandable Fold-Over clasp

rado balboa automatic date watch

stainless steel case back

rado balboa automatic date watch
rado balboa automatic date watch

Swiss-made RADO 25 jewels automatic movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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