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All Original RADO Balboa (Ceramic Case & Faceted Crystal)
This watch was SOLD on January 14, 2011 (Destination: North Yorkshire, United Kingdom).
Dial Width: 25 mm
Dial Height: 25 mm
|Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm with lugs
Case Thickness: 12 mm
Case Number: 74182040
Movement Number: 2793, 103
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 7 in)
This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Balboa Automatic Watch with Date display.
- 100% ALL ORIGINAL - Complete RADO-marked parts!
- black detail against satin white face
- date display window
- sunray grid
- faceted glass crystal
- ceramic case
- stainless steel back, crown, bracelet & clasp
- 25 jewels automatic movement
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This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!
This all original RADO Balboa is a fine example of RADO's unique & uncoventional style! It features a stunning ceramic case, classy satin dial & luxurious faceted glass crystal. These attributes make up an eye-catching, elegant piece - buy it now before other collectors beat you to it!
This watch is in NEAR MINT condition, according to the Timezone Grading System: Showing very light signs of wear. Faint scratches on the case, bezel, bracelet or buckle are visible to the naked eye. Completely original in every way. Strap shows light use - may be bent or lightly creased, but not stained. Bracelet may be resized. The watch is working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing. 93-97%
fantastic ceramic case; RADO advertised that its ceramic case is scratch-proof & retains its color & sheen for more than a lifetime.
satin white dial or face; tiny scattered spots at 3 o'clock & small stain at 6 o'clock but ALL line/letter detailing are crisp & clear.
white-stripe steel hour & minute hands; steel second hand
white-stripe bar hour markers; matches design on hands
date display window framed in steel at 3 o'clock
original clear RADO faceted glass crystal
gold-on-red RADO symbol logo & gold-filled RADO name logo at 12 o'clock; RADO symbol logo is fixed
gold-filled RADO BALBOA symbol logo & black "BALBOA" at 6 o'clock
clearly-marked black sunray grid
RADO stainless steel crown
original stainless steel RADO bracelet
RADO stainless steel outer clasp
RADO stainless steel inner clasp
stainless steel case back
reverse side of case back embossed with "RADO WATCH" & RADO symbol logo
Swiss-made RADO 25 jewels automatic movement