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$343 Vintage RADO CAPTAIN COOK Explorer Automatic Date Watch, Rotating Tachymeter

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All Original RADO Captain Cook Explorer with Rotating Tachymeter

1970s Vintage
Price: $343 through PAYPAL
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Gender: male
Year: 1970-1979
Accessories: none
Crystal: acrylic
Dial/Face Width: 34 mm
Dial/Face Height: 34 mm
Movement: 25 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Serial Number on Back: 11773/2
Serial Number on Movement: 2784-1
Band: stainless steel
Band Width: 18 mm
Band Length: 5.75 in (measures up to 7.25in with case)


  • ALL Original RADO Watch!
  • FEATURES: Rotating Tachymeter, Convex Crystal, Male/Female Crowns, All Stainless Steel, Black Date
  • STAINLESS STEEL: case, crowns, back, bracelet & clasp

  1. Notes on the DIAL: Luminescent material on Hands & Markers have dimmed with age.
  2. Notes on the CRYSTAL: Adhesive / sealant around the crystal has turned yellow with age.
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.

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 *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Working perfectly, needs no repair or service.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System



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