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All Original RADO Balboa (Ceramic Case & Faceted Crystal)

This watch was SOLD on January 14, 2011 (Destination: North Yorkshire, United Kingdom).

rado balboa automatic date watch
Gender: male
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 25 mm
Dial Height: 25 mm
Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: ceramic
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm with lugs
Case Thickness: 12 mm
Serial Number on Back: 74182040
Serial Number on Movement: 2793, 103
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 7 in)

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

  • 100% ALL ORIGINAL - Complete RADO-marked parts!
  • black detail against satin white face
  • date display window
  • sunray grid
  • faceted glass crystal
  • ceramic case
  • stainless steel back, crown, bracelet & clasp
  • 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 satin 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

This watch is in NEAR MINT condition, according to the Timezone Grading System: Showing very light signs of wear. Faint scratches on the case, bezel, bracelet or buckle are visible to the naked eye. Completely original in every way. Strap shows light use - may be bent or lightly creased, but not stained. Bracelet may be resized. The watch is working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing. 93-97%

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

satin white dial or face; tiny scattered spots at 3 o'clock & small stain at 6 o'clock but ALL line/letter detailing are crisp & clear.

rado balboa automatic date watch

white-stripe steel hour & minute hands; steel second hand

white-stripe bar hour markers; matches design on hands

date display window framed in steel at 3 o'clock

rado balboa automatic date watch

original clear RADO faceted glass crystal

gold-on-red RADO symbol logo & gold-filled RADO name logo at 12 o'clock; RADO symbol logo is fixed

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

clearly-marked black sunray grid

rado balboa automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel crown

rado balboa automatic date watch

original stainless steel RADO bracelet

rado balboa automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel outer clasp

rado balboa automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel inner clasp

rado balboa automatic date watch

stainless steel case back

rado balboa automatic date watch

reverse side of case back embossed with "RADO WATCH" & RADO symbol logo

rado balboa automatic date watch
rado balboa automatic date watch

Swiss-made RADO 25 jewels automatic movement

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