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    Default The Rado Resource Thread.

    Hello all,
    This thread is intended to be the Rado Collector's Table of Contents. It is our list of links to significant threads on the EOT Rado Forum and to other valuable sources of Rado information on the Internet. Please contact me if you wish to add/modify any of the items here. It will be a living document and a constant work in progress. Be sure also to visit the official Rado website for information on current models.
    Brad


    Links to EOT Threads
    The List of Rado Model Names
    The Rado Alpine Models Thread
    The NCC Thread with Production Data
    The Starliner Thread
    Collection Slide Shows
    The Rado Watch Boxes Thread
    The Diastar Numbers Thread
    Using Reference Numbers to Identify Watches - Part 1 and Part 2
    The Rado Bracelets & Clasps Thread

    Some new helpful links for initiates into the wonderful and wacky world of Rados.
    An ongoing thread of fakes and frankens.

    Links to Articles
    Vintage Rado Watches - Part 1 and Part 2. Also, please see the post below for a listing of vintage Rado-related product descriptions from WatchCarefully.com
    A Comparative Review: Rado Diastar 13G v. Technos Borazon
    Bruce Shawkey's Rado History article



    Links to Image Galleries
    Vintage Rado Advertisements
    Rado Watch Movements
    Vintage Rado Catalogues
    Rado Boxes & Packaging



    Links to other Rado Enthusiast Sites
    Mission Rado: Model Identification & Evolution Info
    Watch Carefully's first Rado article and a follow-up.
    An amazing collection of Vintage Watch Movement Photos



    Links to Technical Data
    Visit the ETA Product Database
    Dr. Roland Ranfft's Movement Database



    Lastly, If you are wondering how to set the day & date on your vintage Rado, below is the Rado-recommended method. Though this has been contested by members here as potentially damaging to the movement, there seems to be little alternative.


    Contact information for Rado in Switzerland is provided below. The on-line e-mail form at Rado.com can be accessed by this link.

    Rado Watch Co. Ltd.
    Bielstrasse 45
    2543 Lengnau
    Switzerland
    Phone +41 32 655 61 11
    Fax +41 32 655 61 12
    touch@rado.com
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    A list of RADO-related articles from WatchCarefully.com

    ARTICLES

    Part 1 of International Wristwatch magazine Rado series:
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/articles/rado1.html

    Part 2 of International Wristwatch magazine Rado series:
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/articles/rado2.html

    Tiger Eye comparison review (Rado & Technos)
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/articles/tigereyes.html


    INDIVIDUAL PRODUCT PAGES (in rough reverse chronological order)

    2002 Diastar 40th Anniversary Chronometer
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...nometer40.html

    2002 Diastar 40th Anniversary Accustar autoquartz
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/accustar.html

    1980 Silverlepor with Longines movement
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...lverlepor.html

    1980 Cologny
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/cologny.html

    1977 Diastar 54 Alarm
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/diastar54.html

    1974 Automatic Alarm
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/alarm.html

    1974 Automatic Chronograph
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/chrono.html

    1974 Quartz
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/quartz1.html

    1973 Diastar Magic 13G with Tiger-Eye dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/magic.html

    1972 Electrosonic 23
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/23es.html

    1972 Diastar 14 with goldstone dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/diastar14.html

    1970s Balboa V with opaline Ammolite dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...lboa_opal.html

    1970s Diastar 1 Chronometer
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...onometer1.html

    1970s Balboa V Deluxe with blue stone dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...boadeluxe.html

    1970s Diastar 515 with Tiger-Eye dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/515.html

    1970s NCC-101
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/ncc101.html

    1970s NCC 505
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/ncc505.html

    1970s Murano with red glass bezel
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/murano.html

    1970s Eiger
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/eiger.html

    1970 Diastar 8/1 with lapis dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...starlapis.html

    1970 Diastar 8/1 with goldstone dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/diastar8_1.html

    1970 Balboa V with black goldstone dial
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...boa_black.html

    1970 Marstron (black dial)
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...tronblack.html

    1970 Marstron (silver dial)
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/marstronb.html

    1970 Marstron (early model)
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/marstrona.html

    1970 Marstron (grey dial)
    http://watchcarefully.com/inventory/marstronc.html

    1970s Newtronic
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/newtronic.html

    1970 Diamaster 10
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...amaster10.html

    1969 Starliner Daymaster (35mm)
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...iner11775.html

    1968 Starliner Date (38mm)
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...iner11757.html

    1968 StratoJet
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/stratojet.html

    1965 56-H Chronometer
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/56-h.html

    1960s Manhattan Mk. I
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/manhattan.html

    1960s Lady Manhattan Automatic
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...manhattan.html

    1960s Mini Manhattan
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/invent...manhattan.html

    1950s 25-jewel FHF72-4
    http://www.watchcarefully.com/inventory/fhf72-4.html
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