Rado Tradition Captain Cook MKIII Automatic

The eye-catching Tradition Captain Cook MKIII is a timepiece that retains the vintage look of the original 1962 Captain Cook, but adds a modern touch, with details such as an XXL case size and black textile strap.

Inspired by the 1962 original, the MKIII is ready for any adventure. State-of-the-art elements ensure that the MKIII is prepared for whatever you encounter, whether sailing on the open sea or navigating through rush hour traffic. The light, hardened grade 5 titanium construction features excellent scratch resistance, ideal for challenging environments and the luminous dial makes for easy readability in any situation, above and below the waves.

In reworking the bold, functional look of the original Captain Cook to suit the preferences of modern wearers, Rado has not sacrificed comfort in the name of style. The lug-less case design means the MKIII fits all wrist sizes, while the convex rotating turning bezel, used for measuring elapsed minute intervals, will ensure you never lose track of time.

Presented on a sporty textile strap, closer inspection of the MKIII reveals avant-garde touches behind the vintage look. The box-shaped sapphire crystal glass covers a dial with a day date function. The movement features a power reserve of up to 80 hours and the MKIII is water resistant to 22 bar (220 metres).

Technical details

Model: Rado Tradition Captain Cook MKIII Automatic
Ref. 764.6030.3.117

ETA C07.621, automatic, 25 jewels, 3 hands, day/date at 3 o’clock, up to 80 hours power reserve

Sandblasted hardened grade 5 titanium
Dimensions: 46.8 x 48.3 x 13.9 (WxLxH in mm)
Screw-down titanium case back with 3 stamped seahorses
2 polished PVD coated grade 5 titanium screw-down crowns
Box shaped sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides
Thin black metallised anchor in the middle of the sapphire
Water-resistant to 22 bar (220m)

Black sunray, applied indexes with white and yellow SuperLumiNova®
Black inner turning bezel with white and yellow Super-LumiNova®
Large white moving anchor symbol with yellow background
White printed Captain Cook and Automatic logos
Rhodium coloured applied Rado logo
Yellow printed water resistance

Rhodium coloured with white Super-LumiNova®
Rhodium coloured minute and second hand with yellow SuperLumiNova®

Black textile with grey stitching
Stainless steel extendable folding clasp
Satin brushed PVD coated stainless steel cover

Leave a Reply Cancel reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.