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All Steel RADO Purple Horse with Rare Granite Dial

This watch was SOLD on September 18, 2012 (Destination: Kuwait City, Kuwait).

rado purple horse mechanical date watch
Gender: male
Accessories: none
Crystal: acrylic
Dial Width: 30 mm
Dial Height: 30 mm
Movement: 21 jewels manual-wind
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Serial Numbers on Back: 11728/2
Serial Numbers on Movement: 1900/01
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Width: 19 mm
Bracelet Length: 5.75 in (measures up to 7.25 in with case)

This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Purple Horse Manual-Wind Watch

  • 99% Original / Complete RADO parts - replacement bracelet
  • red/white detail against matte black dial
  • stainless steel case, crown, back, bracelet & clasp
  • gold-plated steel faceted bezel
  • 21 jewels manual-wind movement

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 purple horse mechanical date watch
rado purple horse mechanical date watch

This RADO Purple Horse Watch is a coveted collector's item for its highly unusual dial, which is designed to mimic the pattern found in GRANITE!

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
rado purple horse mechanical date watch

stainless steel case

stainless steel bezel

GRANITE dial or face in satin finish, which is in PRISTINE condition as it has crisp markings & a flawless surface

rado purple horse mechanical date watch

steel hour markers

steel hands

rado purple horse mechanical date watch

white RADO symbol logo, RADO name logo, "21 JEWELS" at 12 o'clock

red RADO twin-seahorse, white "PURPLE HORSE" & "SWISS MADE" at 6 0'clock

rado purple horse mechanical date watch

stainless steel RADO crown

original RADO acrylic crystal

The RADO anchor is not engraved on the acrylic but we can tell by its quality, weight & thickness that it is original
rado purple horse mechanical date watch

replacement stainless steel "rice beads" bracelet

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

rado purple horse mechanical date watch

stainless steel RADO Fold-Over clasp

rado purple horse mechanical date watch

case back embossed with RADO twin-seahorse, RADO name logo, serial numbers, "SWISS", "STAINLESS STEEL" & "WATER-SEALED"; We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.

rado purple horse mechanical date watch

reverse case back marked with RADO twin-seahorse & RADO name logo

rado purple horse mechanical date watch

Swiss-made RADO 21 jewels manual-wind movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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