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Santa Claus believes the real RADO are the ones with the Anchor logo? santasmile

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New Old Stock RADO Voyager . Retro and funky! Bring back the good old days. Genuine 100% New Old Stock from an authorized Rado dealer. With full Rado paper. A genuine 100% N.O.S. RADO. I was very surprised indeed when I first saw it! The case is bright and feckless as mirror, even reflecting my shirt in the photo!
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Voyager is one of Rado’s classic models. Never on wrist. Case back with 2 proofs showing its genuine N.O.S. status:
1. Mint blue wax (Veteran members should know the watch manufacturers’ practice of putting blue wax as protective layer on the case back from 1980s)
2. Original Rado matt computer label with serial number printed by dot-pin printer

I have checked this serial number with Rado’s Headquarter in Switzerland via email. Email: [email protected]
RADO acknowledged this serial number with the information below: b-)

636.3596.4.
produced from 1987- 1993
version day/date, automatic, stainless steel case, waterproof
sold worldwide
dials white, black, yellow with simili stones

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Most other Swiss brands at that time only put blue wax on the case back but not such high-tech computer labels. Yes, RADO was very high-tech! Vintage N.O.S. collectors know what I mean.

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100% original and intact. Running very accurately. Ticking very healthily. Day/Date working properly. Change day/date right on 24:00. Absolutely no scratch, wear or ding anywhere on mineral glass crystal, case, case back and the bracelet.

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Case:
All Stainless Steel with fine brushing finish.
Case diameter: 31mm without crown, 33mm with crown
Lug to lug: 35mm
Lug width: 20mm

May like to point out this is a real vintage RADO model. It is normal size for vintage Swiss male watches but is smaller than the Big male watch models now.

Case Back:
Screw case back. Absolutely unopened. No scratch at all. Still with intact original protective blue wax from factory. With RADO’s matt computer label written “Swiss Made”. Serial number is “636 3596.4 063” printed by early dot-print computer printer. I do not have the case-opener and prefer not to open it to avoid any possible damage to the blue wax and the computer print-out sticker.


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Crystal:
Mineral glass crystal

Dial:
Signed “RADO VOYAGER”, “Swiss 063” at 6 o’clock.
Very light yellow. Extremely subtle vertical stripe finishing.
The RADO Anchor is planted on the dial separately.
Diamonds on the 12 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 9 o’clok.

Old style baton. RADO states the batons are of fine ‘Simili Stone’ (Made by the Elves?) Top surface with vertical strips, every side surface is of glossy bright finishing.
With lamination half-dot on the outer edge of each baton.

Anchor logo: Originally it should be able to rotate smoothly. This N.O.S. one cannot rotate smoothly. The two-tone one I am selling can rotate very smoothly I prefer not to open the case to keep the blue wax and sticker intact. Watchmakers should be able fix this logo easily.

Day/Date:
Working properly. Day changes sharply on 24:00. Weekday in English and Spanish.

Crown:
Original
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Movement:
Swiss automatic movement. I do not have the case back opener and prefer not open the case back to keep the blue wax and computer label intact (even for the one I keep for myself) thus I do not know the movement caliber. But “Anchor Rado” from the 1960s/1970s is reputed for their movements’ grade, finishing and durability. This is why more and more watch collectors are still chasing after every fine piece of used “Anchor Rado” today. I have full confidence in this N.O.S.

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Bracelet:
Width: 20mm. Original all stainless steel. Signed “RADO” on clap. Marked “Stainless Steel 04308” on the buckle. Very high quality. Likely to be Swiss-made but I am not sure.
Old 1960s/1970s stainless steel bracelet style. You can freely adjust the buckle on one end of the bracelet. Bracelet is fairly long. Can fit various wrist sizes easily.
This N.O.S. RADO bracelet alone sells for around US$80- now and is difficult to find.

I am a keen collector several brands. Just love the genuine RADO with anchor. Indeed, Rado is re-manufacturing its famous “Diastar” with this “Anchor” logo again these days.

Paper:
With full RADO packet containing the International Guarantee booklet, guarantee card and a list of service centers worldwide. Unstamped and undated.
Please note: This guarantee should not be able cover a N.O.S. Voyager now. It is to prove it is bought from an authorised and decent RADO dealer.

Price: US$230-

Shipping:
A) Registered Airmail: US$15- to all over the the world. With receipt and reference number (i.e. International signed-for mail). Around 4-7 working days to North America or Europe.

B) EMS International Express Courier: US$20- to all over the world. Recommended for better speed, safety and reliability. 1-2 working days to big cities all over the world. Insurance extra.

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I make sure it will reach you safely. Professional packing. Watch is in Hong Kong. You may wonder Hong Kong can stock a N.O.S. RADO...

In 2006, Hong Kong is the second largest export market (after the USA) for Swiss watchmaking in this world. http://www.fhs.ch/en/statistics.php

Hong Kong is the heart of watch business of the whole Asia and thus stocks a huge varieity of fine Swiss watches over the years. This is why Federation of The Swiss Watch Industry FH has a major office in Hong Kong. http://www.fhs.hk/

I am selling another two-tone N.O.S. RADO Voyager and another 2 N.O.S. Certina DS. Combine shipping possible.

When I sell, I make sure my description AND photos are honest and accurate. Please note I do not use ANY artificial lighting, photography trick or computer skill to retouch my photos. All photos taken honestly under natural sunlight.

I am listed in Good Guys here in WatchUSeek. Check 'Wien'. :)
More than 20 references available from veteran members of various watch forums.

Accept Paypal and bank draft. No extra charge. For any question, more photos or references, please email me anytime: [email protected]
 
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