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RADO Captain Cook

This watch was SOLD on February 3, 2010 (Destination: Bladel, Netherlands).

rado captain cook automatic date watch
Gender: male
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 34 mm
Dial Height: 34 mm
Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm with lugs
Case Thickness: 8 mm
Serial Number on Back:
Serial Number on Movement
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.25 in (measures up to 6.75 in)

This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Captain Cook Automatic Watch with Date display & Tachymeter.

  • 99% ALL ORIGINAL/Complete RADO parts! - only bracelet was replaced
  • white detail against matte black face
  • red & white detail on ROTATING tachymeter
  • black date display window
  • STAINLESS STEEL case, crowns, back, 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. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

rado captain cook automatic date watch

The RADO Captain Cook is named after the great British explorer, navigator, cartographer & Captain in the Royal Navy, Captain James Cook.

Cook was the 1st to map Newfoundland prior to making 3 voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the 1st European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia & the Hawaiian Islands as well as the 1st recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.

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

rado captain cook automatic date watch

stainless steel case

ROTATING tachymeter marked in red & white

matte black dial or face

rado captain cook automatic date watch

luminous steel hands

steel bar hour markers

black date display window framed in steel at 3 o'clock

rado captain cook automatic date watch

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

white "CAPTAIN COOK" & "T SWISS MADE T" at 6 o'clock.

rado captain cook automatic date watch

2 RADO steel crowns

original RADO concave glass crystal; There are tiny hairline cracks on the crystal, which I can't capture on camera as they are only visible through a lens.

rado captain cook automatic date watch

stainless steel replacement bracelet

rado captain cook automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel clasp

rado captain cook automatic date watch

case back is embossed with RADO name logo, RADO twin-seahorse, "SWISS", "STAINLESS STEEL", "WATER SEALED" & serial numbers. We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.

rado captain cook automatic date watch
rado captain cook automatic date watch

Swiss-made RADO 25 jewels automatic movement.

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