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These two just arrived back from the watchmaker today, the 61GS had a bit of wear in the setting mechanism that was making it stiff to adjust .. it's now running between +0 and +4 s/day depending on position :) the Rado is a very rare Balboa V Chronometer .. the stem was rusted through and there was a bit of rust on the movement near the stem, new stem, new crown, cleaned and serviced and it's running great :) there is a high grade 2824 inside.

The GS is a 1968 model so I would think the Rado is a few years younger (maybe mid 70s) but they are both high end watches from the peak era of mechanical watchmaking.

Enjoy the photos :)
 

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The vintage Rados with the huge chrome cases are soooooo sweet! I saw that one in the big post you had last month and declared it a favorite then too. The dial, case, and bracelet are all very swanky. Thats a watch to wear while you eat good steak.
 

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it's actually a tungsten carbide case .. very hard material makes it 'scratchproof' .. but drop it & it shatters.
 
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