RADO Watches

The following pages are articles and informational pages devoted to Rado watches, mainly vintage. Please contact me if you have any additional information to share, or questions about specific watches described herein.

Rado 56-H B (ca. 1964, 18k case)

Brand: Rado Model: 56-H B Ref.: n/a Issued: Ca. 1962-64 Case: 18k yellow gold with screw-back Bracelet: n/a Movement: A....

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Rado 56-H B (1966, 18k case with boxes & papers)

Brand: Rado Model: 56-H B Ref.: n/a Issued: 1966 Case: 18k yellow gold with screw-back Bracelet: Leather strap with Rado...

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Rado 56-H B (ca. 1965, steel case)

Brand: Rado Model: 56-H B Ref.: n/a Issued: Ca. 1965 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back and shooting star medallion Bracelet:...

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Vintage Rado Chronometer Promotional Materials

RADO Advertising & Promotional Pages (Chronometers)↔ Early Rado 56-H, Ref. 11670 (ca. 1957-1961) Print ads, brochures and an image from...

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Rado Electrosonic, Model 23ES

Brand: Rado Model: Electrosonic Ref.: 23ES Issued: Ca. 1972 Case: Faceted Tungsten-Carbide with Stainless steel screw-back Crystal: Sapphire with lateral...

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Rado Chronometer - Ref. 11821

Brand: Rado Model: Chronometer Ref.: 11821 Issued: Ca. 1969 Case: Stainless steel Bracelet: Single-model variant of Jubilee style Movement: AS...

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Rado Diastar 1 Chronometer

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 1 Chronometer Ref.: 623.0001.3 Issued: 1974 Case: Tungsten-Carbide with Stainless steel screw-back Crystal: Sapphire with 9...

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Rado Murano - Ref 11974

Brand: Rado Model: Murano Ref.: 11974 Issued: 1972 Case: Stainless steel with bezel of red Murano glass Bracelet: S-K, stainless...

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Rado Golden Horse Chronometer HyperChrome

Rado Golden Horse Chronometer HyperChrome ↔ A modern watch for the vintage watch lover By C. Bradley Jacobs Originally published...

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Rado Eiger

Brand: Rado Model: EIGER Ref. unknown Issued: 1972 Case: Tungsten-Carbide bezel with Stainless steel screw-back (inset with gold-tone medallion) Bracelet:...

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Rado Lady Manhattan Automatic - Ref. 6040

Brand: Rado Model: Manhattan (ladies' model) Ref.: 6040 (a.k.a. 326.5029.4.) Issued Ca. 1971 Case: Stainless steel with integral snap-on back/movement...

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Rado Golden Gazelle - Ref. 11404

Brand: Rado Model: Golden Gazelle Ref. 11404 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back; 36 x 37 mm Bracelet: high-grade stainless steel...

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Rado 150m Quartz Diver - Ref. 738.9502.4

Brand: Rado Model: Quartz 150m diver Ref. 738.9502.4 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back and rotating bezel Bracelet: n/a Movement: ETA...

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Rado Starliner Daymaster - Ref. 11780/1

Brand: Rado Model: Starliner Daymaster Ref.: 11780/1 Issued Ca. 1968 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back Crystal: Acrylic with Rado logo...

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Rado Starliner - Ref. 11757

Brand: Rado Model: Starliner Ref.: 11757 Issued Ca. 1968 Case: Stainless steel with bayonet back Crystal: Acrylic with Rado logo...

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Rado Starliner Daymaster - Ref. 11775

Brand: Rado Model: Starliner Daymaster Ref.: 11775 Issued Ca. 1969 Case: Stainless steel with bayonnet back Crystal: Acrylic with Rado...

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Vintage Rado Advertisements

A collection of vintage advertisements for Rado Watches (1950s - 1970s) A Vintage Rado Reference Page Please e-mail me if...

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Vintage Rado Watches (Part 2 of a Series)

Vintage Rado Watches (Part II) Rarities of Bold Style by C. Bradley Jacobs Originally published in International Watch February 2008...

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Rado Diastar 515

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 515 Ref.: 515 Issued: 1970s Case: Tungsten-carbide with stainless steel screw-back and Rado's NCC movement protection...

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Rado Golden Horse Re-issue for Japanese Market (2007)

Rado Golden Horse 2007 Re-issue for Japan This is a 2007 Rado Golden Horse made for the Japanese market ....

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Rado Diastar Accustar (2002 Autoquartz)

Brand: Rado Model: DiaStar ACCUSTAR Ref.: 597.0435.3 Issued: 2002 Case: Tungsten-Carbide with Stainless steel screw-back & sapphire window Crystal: Sapphire...

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Rado's First Automatic Alarm - Ref. 680.7000.4

Brand: Rado Model: Automatic Alarm Ref.: 680.7000.4 Issued: Ca. 1974 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back Bracelet: Stainless steel, mfd. by...

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Rado Balboa V with Black Goldstone Dial

Brand: Rado Model: Balboa V Ref.: n/a Issued Ca. 1970 Case: Tungsten-Carbide bezel, stainless steel back Crystal: Sapphire with squared...

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Rado Balboa V with Ammolite Dial - Ref. 623.0021.3

Brand: Rado Model: Balboa V Ref.: 623.0021.3 Issued: 1974 Case: Rose gold-tone Tungsten-Carbide bezel, stainless steel screw-back Crystal: Sapphire with...

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Rado Balboa V Deluxe

Brand: Rado Model: Balboa V Deluxe Ref.: unknown Issued: 1970s Case: Blue-grey Tungsten-Carbide bezel, stainless steel snap-back Crystal: Sapphire Bracelet:...

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Rado Diastar 40th Anniversary Chronometer (2002)

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 40th Anniversary Chronometer Ref.: 636.0557.3 Issued: 2002 Case: Tungsten-Carbide with Stainless steel screw-back & sapphire window...

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Rado Cologny

Brand: Rado Model: Cologny Ref.: unknown Issued: 1970s Case: Stainless steel with snap-back Crystal: beveled glass Bracelet: original steel withsigned...

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Rado Diamaster 10 - Ref. 587.0010.3

Brand: Rado Model: Diamaster 10 (a.k.a. Diastar 10) Ref.: 587.0010.3 Issued: 1969-72 Case: Tungsten-carbide bezel with stainless steel screw-back Crystal:...

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Rado Diastar 8/1 with Black Goldstone dial

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 8/1 Ref.: 8/1 Issued 1973 Case: Tungsten-Carbide bezel, stainless steel back Crystal: Sapphire with longitudinal facets...

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Rado Diastar 14 with Red Goldstone dial

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 14 Ref.: 14 Issued: 1972 Case: Tungsten-Carbide bezel, stainless steel back Crystal: Flat Sapphire Bracelet: n/a...

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Rado Diastar 54 Alarm - Ref. 680.0054.3

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 54 Ref.: 680.0054.3 Issued: 1977 Case: Tungsten-carbide with steel snap-back Bracelet: Stainless steel, mfd. by NSA,...

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Rado Diastar 8/1 with Lapis Lazuli dial

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 8/1 Ref.: 8/1 Issued 1973 Case: Tungsten-Carbide bezel, stainless steel back Crystal: Sapphire with longitudinal facets...

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Rado Silverlepor with Longines Caliber 847

Brand: Rado Model: Silverlepor Ref.: n/a Issued: Ca. 1980 Case: Sterling silver, snap-back, no Rado markings on case or crown...

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An early Chronometer-grade 25j Rado Dress Watch

Brand: Rado Model: n.a Ref.: n/a Issued: Ca. 1958 Case: Gold-plated bezel, stainless steel bayonet back Crystal: Acrylic Bracelet: n/a...

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Rado Stratojet

Brand: Rado Model: STRATOJET Ref.#: n/a Issued: 1970 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back (marked with model name) Bracelet: stainless steel...

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Rado Diastar Magic 13G with Tiger-Eye dial - Ref 625.0013.3

Brand: Rado Model: Diastar 13G Magic Ref.: 625.0013.3 Issued Ca. 1972 Case: Tungsten-Carbide bezel, stainless steel back Crystal: Sapphire with...

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Rado Manhattan - Ref 11815

Brand: Rado Model: Manhattan Ref.: 11815 Issued Ca. 1968 Case: Stainless steel with integral snap-on back/movement cradle Crystal: Acrylic with...

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Rado's First Automatic Chronograph - Ref. 674.0900.4

Brand: Rado Model: Automatic Chronograph Ref.: 674.0900.4 Issued: 1974 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back Crystal: Hard mineral Bracelet: Stainless steel,...

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Rado Newtronic Electro-mechanical - Ref. 11900

Brand: Rado Model: Newtronic Ref. 11900 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back Bracelet: n/a Movement: ESA 9154 Dynotron - 13-jewel battery-powered...

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Rado Marstron (standard model, black dial)

Brand: Rado Model: Marstron (standard version, black dial) Ref.: unknown Issued: ca. 1970 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back and inset...

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An Early Rado Marstron Electro-mechanical Watch

Brand: Rado Model: Marstron (version A) Ref. n/a Case: Stainless steel with screw-back Bracelet: Stainless steel, reference unknown Movement: ESA...

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Rado Mini Manhattan - Ref. 5468

Brand: Rado Model: Mini Manhattan (ladies' model) Ref.: 5468 Issued Ca. 1966-1974 Case: Stainless steel with integral snap-on back/movement cradle...

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Rado Quartz - Ref. 756.2000.4

Brand: Rado Model: Quartz Ref.: 756.2000.4 Issued ca. 1973 Case: Stainless steel with snap-on back Bracelet: Stainless steel, mfd. by...

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Rado Marstron (standard model, silver dial)

Brand: Rado Model: Marstron (version B) Ref. unknown Issued ca. 1970 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back Bracelet: Stainless steel, reference...

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Rado Marstron (standard model, grey dial)

Brand: Rado Model: Marstron (version B, grey dial) Ref. unknown Issued ca. 1970 Case: Stainless steel with screw-back Bracelet: Stainless...

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Rado NCC 101 - Ref. 11944

Brand: Rado Model: NCC 101 Ref.: 11944 Issued: 1970-1972 Case: Stainless steel with Rado's NCC-System Bracelet: Stainless steel with Rado...

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Rado NCC 505 - Ref. 625.3037.4

Brand: Rado Model: NCC 505 Ref.: 625.3037.4 Issued: 1973-1978 Case: Stainless steel with Rado's NCC-System Bracelet: Stainless steel with Rado...

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Rado Princess - Ref. 7040

Brand: Rado Model: Princess Ref.: 7040 Issued Ca. 1971 Case: Stainless steel with screw-on back Crystal: Plexiglass Bracelet: N/A Movement:...

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Rado Spherematic

Brand: Rado Model: Spherematic Ref.: unknown Issued Ca. 1965 Case: Stainless steel with snap-on bezel Crystal: Acrylic Bracelet: none Movement:...

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Rado Jetliner - Ref. 11735

RADO Jetliner - Ref. 11735 Brand: Rado Model: Jetliner Ref.: 11735 Issued: 1964-1967, 5,000 pieces Case: Stainless steel with bayonet...

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