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All Original RADO Captain Cook Explorer with Rotating Tachymeter

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rado captain cook explorer automatic date watch
Gender: male
Year: 1970-1979
Accessories: none
Crystal: acrylic
Dial/Face Width: 34 mm
Dial/Face 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: 11773/2
Serial Number on Movement
: 2784-1
Band: stainless steel
Band Width: 18 mm
Band Length: 5.75 in (measures up to 7.25in with case)
 

This is an authentic Swiss-made 1970s RADO Captain Cook Automatic Explorer Watch with Date display & Rotating Tachymeter.

  • ALL Original RADO Watch!
  • FEATURES: Rotating Tachymeter, Convex Crystal, Male/Female Crowns, All Stainless Steel, Black Date
  • STAINLESS STEEL: case, crowns, back, bracelet & clasp
  1. Notes on the DIAL: Luminescent material on Hands & Markers have dimmed with age.
  2. Notes on the CRYSTAL: Adhesive / sealant around the crystal has turned yellow with age.

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 explorer 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.

rado captain cook explorer automatic 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 *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Working perfectly, needs no repair or service.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
rado captain cook explorer automatic date watch

stainless steel case

black/red/white ROTATING TACHYMETER

Notes on the DIAL: Luminescent material on Tachymeter, Hands & Markers have dimmed with age.

matte black dial or face

rado captain cook explorer automatic date watch

luminous-filled steel hands

luminous-tipped steel bar hour markers

Notes on the DIAL: Luminescent material on Tachymeter, Hands & Markers have dimmed with age.

black date window framed in steel at 3 o'clock

rado captain cook explorer automatic date watch

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

RADO symbol logo is fixed in place

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

rado captain cook explorer automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel male & female crowns

original RADO acrylic Convex Crystal

Notes on the CRYSTAL: Adhesive / sealant around the crystal has turned yellow with age.
rado captain cook explorer automatic date watch

original stainless steel RADO bracelet

Band Length: 5.75 in (measures up to 7.25in with case)

rado captain cook explorer automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel Fold-Over clasp

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

Swiss-made RADO 25 jewels automatic movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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