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Dial Width: 32 mm
Dial Height: 25 mm
|Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 44 mm without crown
Case Height: 36 mm
Case Thickness: 12 mm
Serial Number on Back: 11924, G 4840865
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.75 in (measures up to 7.25 in with case)
This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO NCC 202 Automatic Watch with Day-Date display.
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.
The RADO NCC series of watches is RADO's prime design entry into the space-age retro era. It is RADO's testimony as the maker of the "Watches of the Future" or the "Watches of 2000".
Here is an awesome blast-from-the-past RADO NCC print advertisement for your appreciation & reference!
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The watch shown is the RADO NCC 101, a variation of the NCC series! The shape of the case & the design of the dial are similar.
NCC is a fictional designation for starships conceived within the hit futuristic space travel TV series Star Trek. NCC is not an acronym - it doesn't really stand for anything. Rather, it's a combination of a ship prefix "NS" ("Nuclear Ship"), & the Soviet Union acronym "CCCP" to show that the U.S.A. & Russia had to work together to establish the Starfleet!
RADO may have adapted Star Trek's NCC to identify its futuristic line of watches, which definitely makes sense - the concept of RADO being the watch of the future & Stark Trek being the show of the future just click perfectly together, like 2 pieces of a puzzle!
The wide tv case & stylized dial of the RADO NCC 202 represents the year 2000, which everyone envisioned then as the year when we would all be zooming in space traffic! Well, it's 2011 & we still find ourselves stuck in road traffic! In any case, this watch reminds us of the future that could have been & the future that may still be!
rectangular huge TV stainless steel case
satin white stylized dial or face in PRISTINE condition as it has crisp markings & a flawless surface; textured rectangles decorate the dial, which give the watch a retro space-age look
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 *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing.
*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
black-stripe steel hands
black-stripe steel bar hour markers
FULL Spanish day & black date display window framed in steel at 3 o'clock
black "NCC 202" & "T SWISS MADE T" at 6 o'clock
steel-on-red RADO symbol logo & steel RADO name logo at 9 o'clock; RADO symbol logo rotates
clearly-marked black rail-track grid
stainless steel RADO crown
original RADO acrylic crystal
replaced stainless steel bracelet
stainless steel RADO clasp
stainless steel case back embossed with "NCC 202", RADO name logo, RADO symbol logo, RADO seahorse, "BREV+ET ETR. DEM", serial numbers & "WATER SEALED". 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 25 jewels automatic movement contained within cunning blue rubber waterproofing