Rado’s Iconic DiaStar Gets Skeletonized

By Andrew Peloquin  |  June 21, 2023


Rado’s Iconic DiaStar Gets Skeletonized

In 1962, Rado launched the DiaStar, the “world’s first scratchproof watch”. Built from an insanely resilient case of tungsten-carbide and a unique oval shape, it was as tough as it was eye-catchingly stylish.



Now, Rado is bringing it back on its 60th anniversary, but with a fresh, funky new design. The DiaStar Original Skeleton watch takes the helmet-shaped case that made its originator such a popular timepiece, and adding in a skeletonized movement with open-worked design that puts all the gears, cogs, and wheels on glorious display.

Thanks to the sapphire crystal, water-resistant (up to 100m) case, and the stainless steel used in its construction, it’s a watch you can take outside as well as to formal events. Elegance meets durability in this upgraded timepiece.


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