Timepieces serve many purposes. To some, it’s an expression of their personality, while to others, it’s a tool that helps them with their job.
And sometimes, watches are appealing because they just look cool.
“Rugged” is certainly one way to describe the Rado Captain Cook Bronze, so named for its brushed bronze case, and bronze bezel. The box-shaped sapphire crystal – which has been given an anti-reflective coating on each side – gives it a strong character, too.
The earthiness of the material gives the watch a powerful look. But it also has a retro feel to it – without actually being old.
In fact, with the use of titanium for the screw-down caseback and a ceramic insert on the bezel, the Rado Captain Cook Bronze isn’t just modern, but futuristic as well.
Powering the Rado Captain Cook Bronze is a Swiss-made ETA C07 movement beneath its 42mm dial.
The automatic movement has 25 jewels and boasts an 80-hour power reserve. It is water-resistant to 300 metres (30 bar).
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Captain Cook Bronze is available in one of three dial colours: green sunray, blue sunray and brown sunray. Both the hands and indices are treated with a vintage-look Super-LumiNova®.
The timepiece can be had with a dark green leather strap or a Nato strap to further complement the retro aesthetic.
The available Nato straps come in green, blue and black, each one featuring a gold stripe running down the middle. Each timepiece is currently priced at $3890.
Find out more about Rado watches here
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