Affordable Watches: Meet the Rado Captain Cook MKIII Automatic Divers Watch (price)

 |  September 14th, 2018

Globally recognized for its innovative designs and for creating some of the world’s most durable watches, Rado now unveils the new Captain Cook MKIII. The MKIII draws inspiration from the brand’s original 1962 Captain Cook divers timepiece. The Captain Cook collection is named after the 18th century British explorer Captain James Cook who charted thousands of miles of the unexplored Pacific Coastline. Captain Cook was a man with a vast knowledge of cartography, anthropology and astronomy – worldly pioneering studies…

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Tennis and Watches: Top 5 Watch Brands that Tennis Stars Wear on their Wrists

 |  July 11th, 2016

  What a weekend in the tennis and watch worlds. At Wimbledon, Serena Williams came out victorious on the women’s side, achieving her personal goal of  22 grand slam titles (and matching Steffi Graf’s record). On the men’s side, Andy Murray beat out Raonic in a tense final. Many of the top tennis stars playing during Wimbledon are also  watch brand ambassadors — making it a key week for watch brands, too. Here we take a look at the five most-worn…

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Rado, YoungStars Tennis Program, Adds Donaldson, US Open Player, to Ambassador List

 |  September 3rd, 2015

Widely considered to be one of the premier off-court events leading up to the U.S. Open is the Taste of Tennis in New York – where sample dishes from top eateries across NY, along with some top chefs and tennis players are all present. On deck at this year’s event were notable restaurants such as BLT Steak, Buddakan and the former stomping grounds of Anthony Bourdain, Les Halles. In all, 25 eateries were in attendance. Rado, the official timekeeper, had…

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Throwbacks: A Look at some 20th Century Wristwatches

 |  July 21st, 2013

  As more and more brands look to their archives for inspiration, we decided it would be interesting to pull out a few of our older average-retail-priced 1980’s and 1990’s timepieces and take a  look at their size and design. Just for the fun of it. We also added a 1940’s Bulova — just because it was amazing to really examine the stretch bracelet, the tiny dial and the use of rose gold. You can see that in the 1980’s…

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Exclusive Interview with Wimbledon winner and Rado Brand Ambassador — Andy Murray

 |  July 8th, 2013

This weekend, Andy Murray won Wimbledon, beating Novak Djokovic and marking history as the first Brit man to win the Wimbledon championship since 1936 (when Fred Perry took the win). Last year at this tournament, he lost to Federer and his tears afterward saying “I’m getting closer,” won him the public’s heartfelt interest and support. Murray, a brand ambassador for Rado, is a 25-year-old personable and likeable athlete. According to Rado, the brand signed him because they could see his…

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Rado Releases the HyperChrome Court Collection

 |  April 24th, 2013

With its involvement in tennis and its recent pick up of winning player Andy Murray as an ambassador – whom we interviewed here  — Rado is right on point with its HyperChrome Court Collection of watches.  The new line is inspired by the three surfaces on watch professional tennis is played: hard, grass and clay courts.  All watches are black and feature colors of the courts. The hard court is represented by a brilliant blue model, grass by a green…

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A Moment in Time: Andy Murray Wins Sony Open Tennis

 |  April 1st, 2013

Last week, we were in Key Biscayne watching some great tennis at the Sony Open, where we got to meet Andy Murray before his big win yesterday. Murray came out victorious (by one point) over David Ferrer. This win brought Murray to world No. 2 ranking. Murray, an ambassador for Rado, the brand that was the Official Timekeeper of the Sony Open, is genuinely a nice guy. Here he shares some thoughts on tennis and Rado. “My continued focus is…

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