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Hi everybody!

I recently acquired a vintage Rado watch: 25 jewels, automatic, incabloc. But after giving it a look om not so sure anymore. Its not that the watch was a bad investment, but out of curiosity i want to know.
I will post pictures below and give you the following details I can find on the watch:
Rado, automatic, incabloc - 25, swiss made.
Inside it says: swiss made, 25 jewels. 2783.

Links to images below:

http://imageshack.com/a/img538/7103/ThjP9m.jpg - Inside
http://imageshack.com/a/img905/600/PelQeY.jpg - Back
http://imageshack.com/a/img905/637/5BJZKN.jpg - Front

IMG_7840.jpg IMG_7838.jpg IMG_7839.jpg

Regard Theodor Engen
 

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Na don't think so. As soon as you see Incabloc on the dial you just know it's a fake and the logo is not one I have ever seen on a RADO watch and RADO especially on the ETA 2783 had the Rotor very dressed up with in a nice pattern and RADO in big letters. This is in my mind just a nice old watch with the original logo removed and a new RADO sticker added.
 

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Sorry, it is not. The logo is swiped off of a 1970s Rado quartz watch. The movement is generic and unsigned and Rado never used a generic caseback like that. Shum is correct about the Incabloc and the date window should have a square cornered frame.

This would is a typical Rado caseback from the era of that watch

 

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I know and it's a shame for sure that people would do this to a good watch. Now see it as a parts watch for fixing up other branded watches and if you want to sell it you'll get more if you sell it in parts. You could also remove the RADO logo with some water as it's probably just a transfer sticker so swamp it with water then slide it off.
 
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