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Dial Width: 28 mm
Dial Height: 28 mm
|Movement: 7 jewels quartz
Case: ceramic / stainless steel
Case Width: 38 mm without crown
Case Height: 36 mm
Case Thickness: 12 mm
Serial Number on Back: 756.0702.3
Serial Number on Movement: 9180, 7424, 1816, 90
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 6 in (measures up to 7.5 in with case)
This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Diastar Quartz Watch with Day-Date display.
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.
This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!
The RADO Diastar is an iconic timepiece, being the first & only one of its kind! Other watchmakers made attempts to copy the Diastar but none have ever truly replicated the quality & reputation that RADO made for it!
RADO's innovative use of ceramics was such a breakthrough in watchmaking in the 70s that RADO continues its Diastar series to this day! Owning the original Diastar of the 70s is like owning a piece of watchmaking history!
This model is one of the very few vintage Diastar quartz watches ever manufactured by RADO, to keep up with the rising trend of quartz watches (for its higher level of accuracy compared to mechanicals) in the 1970s.
This particular RADO Diastar Quartz is a testimony to the company's remarkable use of uncoventional materials with retro-futuristic design. The ceramic has a pink tint, which is very uncommon & its faceted crystal is cut into a unique pyramid shape, where its facets are splayed out from a central point.
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
fantastic PINK ceramic case & stainless steel combination case. RADO advertised that its ceramics are scratch-proof & retain color & sheen for more than a lifetime.
The color of the case changes - its salmon pink under bright light but on low light, it's red violet.
satin blue dial or face in PRISTINE condition as it has crisp markings & a flawless surface
steel bar hour markers
day-date display window framed in steel at 3 o'clock
steel RADO symbol logo at 12 o'clock
steel "DIASTAR" at 9 o'clock
steel RADO Quartz logo; white "QUARTZ" & "T SWISS MADE T" at 6 o'clock
clearly-marked white grid
RADO stainless steel crown
clear original RADO faceted glass crystal
Its faceted crystal is cut into a unique pyramid shape, where its facets are splayed out from a central point.
original stainless steel RADO bracelet
RADO stainless steel outer clasp
RADO NSA stainless steel inner clasp
stainless steel case back embossed with RADO name logo, RADO Quartz symbol logo, "QUARTZ", "WATER SEALED" & serial numbers. We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.
reverse side of case back embossed with "RADO WATCH CO", "SWISS" & "STAINLESS STEEL".
Swiss-made RADO 7 jewels quartz movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician
The rubber gasket from the case back has somewhat adhered to the grooves of the case. That's NOT CORROSION you see on the grooves but rubber!