A reinterpretation of a Rado watch collection from the 1960s, this new 45 mm HyperChrome Captain Cook is sure to grab attention with its pleasantly pleasantly chunky case features, arrow-shaped hands, and a rotating bezel in high-tech ceramic. Named after 18th century British Captain James Cook, who charted thousands of miles of hitherto unexplored coastline in the Pacific, bringing with him a wide-ranging, mostly self-taught knowledge of cartography, anthropology and astronomy. and stainless steel or titanium. Rado is the best Swiss luxury manufacturer of watches, located at Lengnau, Switzerland. It is noted for its use of scratch-proof materials, a field in which it is considered a pioneer.Formed in 1950 Rado initially produced watch movements only. In 1957 the company launched its first collection of watches under the Rado brand. RADO watches are also distinct from the traditional Swiss watch industry in that their aesthetic is unique. Rado watches are not just famous for their premium materials but also for their unique aesthetic qualities.