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All Original RADO Diastar with Ceramic Case, Gemstone Hours & Faceted Glass

This watch was SOLD on November 8, 2015 (Destination: Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

Gender: male
Year: 1975 - 1985
Accessories: none
Crystal: faceted glass
Dial Width: 25 mm
Dial Height: 25 mm
Movement: 17 jewels automatic
Case: ceramic
Case Width: 35 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm
Case Number: NA
Movement Number: 2836, 612
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Width:18 mm
Bracelet Length: 6 in (measures up to 7.75 in with case & expanding clasp)

This is an authentic Swiss-made RADO Diastar Automatic Watch with Day-Date display.

  • 100% ALL ORIGINAL RADO Watch!
  • FEATURES: Gemstone Hour Markers, Faceted Glass Crystal, Ceramic Case, Vertical Day-Date
  • STAINLESS STEEL: crown, back, bracelet & expanding clasp
  • CERAMIC: Case
  1. Notes on the DIAL: RADO anchor emblem is fixed in place
  2. Notes on the CASE BACK: Some of its embossed detailing has become slightly faint.

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.

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!


The RADO Diastar is an iconic timepiece, being the first & only one of its kind! Other watchmakers attempted to copy the Diastar but none have ever truly replicated the quality & reputation that RADO made for it!

RADO's innovative use of ceramics was such a breakthrough in watchmaking in the 70s that RADO continues its Diastar series to this day!

Owning the original Diastar of the 70s is owning a piece of watchmaking history!


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


matte black dial or face in PRISTINE condition with crisp markings & a flawless surface

original RADO faceted glass crystal


steel hands

Gemstone Hour Markers

vertical day-date display window framed in steel at 6 o'clock


steel-on-red RADO anchor emblem at 12 o'clock

RADO anchor emblem is fixed in place

steel "DIASTAR" at 3 o'clock

painted white "T SWISS MADE T" at 6 o'clock

steel RADO name logo at 9 o'clock


RADO stainless steel crown


original stainless steel RADO bracelet

Bracelet Length: 6 in (measures up to 7.75 in with case & expanding clasp)


RADO stainless steel Expanding Fold-Over clasp


stainless steel case back embossed with RADO name logo, "DIASTAR", RADO tri-seahorse logo, "WATER SEALED"

Some of the embossed detailing on the case back has become slightly faint
We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.

Swiss-made RADO 17 jewels automatic movement - tested by our experienced technician

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