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All Original RADO Captain Cook Explorer with Rotating Tachymeter & Triple Calendar

This watch was SOLD on September 6, 2014 (Destination: Victoria, Australia)

rado captain cook automatic date watch
Gender: male
Accessories: none
Crystal: concave glass
Dial Width: 34 mm
Dial Height: 34 mm
Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Serial Number on Back: 11868
Serial Number on Movement
: 903
Bracelet
: stainless steel
Bracelet Width: 18 mm
Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 7 in with case)

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

  • 100% ALL ORIGINAL / Complete RADO-marked parts
  • white detail against matte black face
  • red & white detail on ROTATING tachymeter
  • tri-calendar: day number, day & date display window
  • STAINLESS STEEL case, crowns, back, bracelet & 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.

This particular RADO Captain Cook is a rare variant, having a triple calendar & C-shaped hour markers.

Aside from its unique features: concave glass crystal, rotating tachymeter, male/female crowns; RADO steps it up a notch with a triple calendar & its C-shaped hour markers!

rado captain cook 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 captain cook automatic date watch

stainless steel case

ROTATING tachymeter marked in red & white

matte black dial or face

The dial has scattered discoloration spots, which are hardly visible because they are dark in color.
rado captain cook automatic date watch

luminous-filled steel hands

steel C-shaped hour markers

tri-calendar: day number, day & date 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

painted white "CAPTAIN COOK" & "SWISS MADE" at 6 o'clock

rado captain cook automatic date watch

male & female RADO stainless steel crowns

original RADO concave glass crystal

rado captain cook automatic date watch

original stainless steel RADO multi-piece bracelet

Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 7 in with case)

rado captain cook automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel Expanding 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 - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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