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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
Serial Number on Back: 11688
Serial Number on Movement: 1859
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 6.5 in (measures up to 8 in)
This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Captain Cook Automatic Explorer Watch with Day-Date display & Tachymeter.
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 all original RADO Captain Cook is a rare variant. Aside from its unique features: concave glass crystal, rotating tachymeter, male/female crowns; it has a day-date display! Lastly, notice that its hour markers are C-shaped, where the common Captain Cook has bar markers.
EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): Showing very light signs of wear. Very faint scratches on the case, bezel, bracelet or buckle are visible to the naked eye.
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
stainless steel case
ROTATING tachymeter marked in red & white; turns perfectly without drag or snag
matte black dial or face
luminous steel hands
steel C-shaped hour markers
day & date window framed in steel at 3 o'clock; Its date, though turned darker with age is its original as it's in the same font as the day
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 multi-piece RADO bracelet
RADO stainless steel fold-over 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.
Swiss-made RADO 25 jewels automatic movement - tested by our skilled technician