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Year: 1970 - 1979
Dial Width: 32 mm
Dial Height: 32 mm
|Movement: 17 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Serial Number on Back: 11705/1
Serial Number on Movement: 901
Band Width: 18 mm
Band Length: 6 in (measures up to 7.5 in)
This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!
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EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *GOOD condition (77-82%): Nothing fundamentally wrong with the watch, though it has quite obviously been used. Case may show a few dings, nicks or scratches. May have replacement parts.
INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *VERY GOOD condition (83-87%): Running & keeping good time, though may need minor regulation.
*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
gold-plated steel case & bezel
Notes on the CASE: has acquired rose gold patina in some areas
Enamel black dial or face
Notes on the DIAL: shows light chipping along edges
Striped gold-plated steel hands
gold-plated steel bar hour markers
Black date window framed in gold-plated steel at 3 o'clock
ARCHED day number & day window at 6 o'clock
steel on red RADO symbol logo, painted gold RADO name logo & "17 JEWELS" at 12 o'clock; RADO symbol logo is fixed
painted gold "GREEN HORSE", "DAYMASTER" & "SWISS MADE" at 6 o'clock
green-coated RADO Green Horse emblem at 9 o'clock
gold-plated steel RADO crown
original RADO acrylic crystal
Notes on the CASE: flanges for the case back have become uneven over time from unhinging with tools
Notes on the CASE: space between top lugs shows corrosion spots
new midnight blue leather band
new gold-plated steel clasp
case back embossed with RADO name logo, RADO twin-seahorse, "WATER-SEALED", "SWISS", "STAINLESS STEEL" & serial numbers
We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage
Swiss-made RADO 17 jewels automatic movement (in *VERY GOOD condition (83-87%): Running & keeping good time, though may need minor regulation.) - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician