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All Original RADO Captain Cook (Rotating Tachymeter & Triple Calendar) Explorer
This watch was SOLD on April 6, 2011 (Destination: Horgen, Switzerland).
Dial Width: 34 mm
Dial Height: 34 mm
|Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 37 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Case Thickness: 8 mm
Case Number: 11773/2
Movement Number: 1859
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 7 in)
This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Captain Cook Automatic Explorer Watch with Tri-Calendar display & Tachymeter.
- 100% All Original / Complete RADO-marked parts
- white detail against matte black face
- red & white detail on ROTATING tachymeter
- tri-color tri-calendar: day number, day & date display window
- STAINLESS STEEL case, crowns, back, bracelet & clasp
- 25 jewels automatic movement
This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!
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The RADO Captain Cook is named after the great British explorer, navigator, cartographer & Captain in the Royal Navy, Captain James Cook.
Cook was the 1st to map Newfoundland prior to making 3 voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the 1st European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia & the Hawaiian Islands as well as the 1st recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.
This particular all original RADO Captain Cook is a very rare variant. Aside from its unique features: concave glass crystal, rotating tachymeter, male/female crowns; it has a triple calendar display in tri-color: red day number, white day & black date! Lastly, notice that its hour markers are C-shaped, where the common Captain Cook has bar markers.
This watch is in NEAR MINT condition, according to the Timezone Grading System: Showing very light signs of wear. Very faint scratches on the case, bezel, bracelet or buckle are visible to the naked eye. Completely original in every way - The watch is working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing. 93-97%
stainless steel case
ROTATING tachymeter marked in red & white
matte black dial or face
luminous steel hands
steel C-shaped hour markers
tri-color tri-calendar: red day number, white day & black date window framed in steel at 3 o'clock
steel RADO name logo & steel-on-red RADO symbol logo at 12 o'clock; RADO symbol logo rotates
white "CAPTAIN COOK" & "SWISS MADE" at 6 o'clock
male & female RADO stainless steel crowns
original RADO concave glass crystal
original stainless steel RADO multi-piece bracelet
RADO stainless steel clasp
case back embossed with RADO name logo, RADO twin-seahorse, "SWISS", "STAINLESS STEEL", "WATER SEALED" & serial numbers; We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.
The rotor is slightly discolored but the watch keeps time as this does not affect its running condition.
Swiss-made RADO 25 jewels automatic movement - tested by our experienced technician