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Mega-Rare RADO Kapell with Faceted Glass & Gradient Dial

This watch was SOLD on December 2, 2013 (Destination: Caqueta, Colombia).

rado kapell automatic date watch
Gender: male
Accessories: none
Crystal: faceted glass
Dial Width: 28 mm
Dial Height: 28 mm
Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 38 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm
Serial Number on Back: 6045755-1
Serial Number on Movement: 2798, 408
Band: leather
Band Width: 18 mm
Band Length: 6.25 in (measures up to 7.75 in with case)

This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Kapell Automatic Watch with Date display.

  • 98% Original / Complete RADO parts - new band & clasp
  • white detail against satin gradient silver face
  • date display window
  • faceted glass crystal
  • stainless steel case, bezel, crown, back & clasp
  • new brown leather band
  • 25 jewels automatic movement

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!

rado kapell automatic date watch

For sale, is a mega-rare RADO Kapell with a faceted glass crystal & a gradient dial. RADO's innovative use of crystals was a breakthrough in watchmaking in the 70s & this watch serves as a testimony!

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *VERY GOOD condition (83-87%): The watch shows what might be considered normal wear by a careful owner who wore the watch regularly. Scratches are evident, but no nicks or dings. May have replacement parts. A sound, attractive presentation overall.

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 kapell automatic date watch

stainless steel case

gradient silver dial or face

The dial has faint discoloration along the edges
rado kapell automatic date watch

steel hands

steel bar hour markers

date display window framed in steel at 3 o'clock

rado kapell automatic date watch

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

RADO symbol logo rotates

white "KAPELL" at 6 o'clock

clearly-marked white grid

rado kapell automatic date watch

RADO stainless steel crown

original RADO faceted glass crystal

rado kapell automatic date watch

new brown leather band

Band Length: 6.25 in (measures up to 7.75 in with case)

rado kapell automatic date watch

new stainless steel clasp

rado kapell automatic date watch

case back etched with "STAINLESS STEEL" & serial numbers

We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.
rado kapell automatic date watch
rado kapell automatic date watch

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

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