• 1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788
  • 1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788
  • 1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788
  • 1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788
  • 1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788
  • 1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788
  • 1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788

1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788

Brand:Rado
Model:NCC 101
Year:1970's
Material:Stainless Steel
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:41.5mm
Size - length including lugs:36mm
Condition:Very good
Price:Price: $495

1970’s Rado NCC 101 in stainless steel with caliber ETA 2788

Large and massive 1970’s style Rado NCC 101 with grey dial and black batons for each hour as well as a small plot for luminous at night. In the central of the dial come a large black band and the Rado logo at 9 o’clock. Two windows at 3 o’clock for the date (German) and the day. The hands are in stainless steel with baton style and good luminous. It is a “T Swiss Made T”. The crown comes with the Rado logo. The case and back case are in stainless steel. Inside the back case is engraved “Rado Watch Co. – Swiss – All Stainless Steel” and on the outside case “Ref 11920 – G 4761U130 – NCC 101 – Water Sealed – Rado – Brevet Swiss & ETR DEM . The watch comes with an automatic movement with caliber ETA 2788 and 25 jewels. The watch has a black leather strap.

History

The Schlup’s brothers located in Lengnau founded the company in 1917. Their goal was to manufacture only watch movements. In 1947, the family hires Dr. Paul Luthi to manage the company. The company sells movements and is very successful in particular overseas. In 1954, the company started to face competition from Japan and other German companies and decides to make complete watch. In 1956, the company started their own watch brand “Exacto”, however, the name failed to be fully protected and arise then the name of “Rado” in 1957. In 1962, Rado introduces the first scratch-resistant wristwatch under the name of “Diastar”. Since 1983, the company is owned by the “Swatch group”.

Technical details

Automatic sweep second movement with caliber ETA 2788 with 25 jewels, 21,600 A/h and 48 hours of power reserve. The movement was produced from 1969 to 1982.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 41.5mm
Length including lugs: 36mm

Price: $495