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All Original RADO Captain Cook (Rotating Tachymeter) Explorer

This watch was SOLD on October 29, 2010 (Destination: Sampierdarena, GE, Italy)

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: 37 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Case Thickness: 8 mm
Serial Number on Back: 11773/1
Serial Number on Movement
: 6811
: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 8 in)

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

  • 100% Original / Complete RADO-marked parts!
  • white detail against matte black face
  • red, white & silver detail on ROTATING tachymeter
  • black date display window
  • STAINLESS STEEL case, crowns, back, bracelet & clasp & expansion clasp
  • 25 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 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.

stainless steel case

ROTATING tachymeter marked in red & white

matte black dial or face

rado captain cook automatic date watch

This watch is in EXCELLENT condition, according to the Timezone Grading System: Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint". Working perfectly, needs no repair or service. 88-92%

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 is fixed

white "CAPTAIN COOK" & "25 SWISS MADE T" at 6 o'clock

rado captain cook automatic date watch

male & female RADO steel crowns

original RADO concave glass crystal

rado captain cook automatic date watch

original multi-piece RADO stainless steel bracelet

rado captain cook automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel clasp with expansion clasp

rado captain cook automatic date watch

case back 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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