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Mega-Rare RADO Blue Castle

This watch was SOLD on August 30, 2011 (Destination: Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch
Gender: male
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 28 mm
Dial Height: 28 mm
Movement: 17 jewels automatic
Case: gold-plated steel
Case Width: 38 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm
Case Thickness: 10 mm with bezel
Serial Number on Back: 625.7969.2F, 138017
Serial Number on Movement: 2789-1
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.25 in (measures up to 6.75 in with case)

This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Blue Castle Automatic Watch with Day-Date display.

  • 99% Original / Complete RADO parts - replaced bracelet
  • black detail against satin gold face
  • vertical day-date display window
  • gold-plated steel case, bezel, crown, bracelet & clasp
  • stainless steel back
  • raised sapphire crystal
  • 17 jewels automatic movement

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

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.

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

This extremely rare RADO Blue Castle features a fully-decorated dial: vertical calendar, striped markers, name logos & symbol logos! We've only had 2 Blue Castles in our inventory since 2005, this being the 2nd. Who knows when we'll have another one available! So, buy this watch now before another collector beats you to it!

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint".

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System

gold-filled case

gold-filled bezel

satin gold dial or face in PRISTINE condition as it has a crisp markings & a flawless surface

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

striped gold-plated steel hands

striped gold-plated steel bar hour markers

vertical day-date display window framed in gold-plated steel at 6 o'clock

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

gold-plated steel RADO name logo & gold-on-red RADO symbol logo at 12 o'clock. RADO symbol logo is fixed.

black "BLUE CASTLE" at 3 o'clock

black "SWISS MADE" at 6 o'clock

blue RADO Blue Castle symbol logo at 9 o'clock

clearly-marked black grid

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

gold-plated steel RADO crown

clear raised sapphire glass crystal

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

replaced gold-plated steel bracelet

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

gold-plated steel RADO Fold-Over clasp

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

stainless steel case back embossed with serial numbers, RADO name logo, RADO tri-seahorse & "WATER-SEALED"; We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

reverse side of case back marked with "RADO WATCH CO SWISS" & "ALL STAINLESS STEEL"

rado blue castle automatic day-date watch
rado blue castle automatic day-date watch

Swiss-made RADO 17 jewels automatic movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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