• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    CARTIER. A FINE AND RARE ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND STRUT DESK TIMEPIECE WITH ORIGINAL FITTED BOX

    CASE SIGNED CARTIER AND NUMBERED 9106 AND 453, MOVEMENT SIGNED BY LONGINES AND NUMBERED 2978549, CIRCA 1925

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    CARTIER. A FINE AND RARE ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND STRUT DESK TIMEPIECE WITH ORIGINAL FITTED BOX
    CASE SIGNED CARTIER AND NUMBERED 9106 AND 453, MOVEMENT SIGNED BY LONGINES AND NUMBERED 2978549, CIRCA 1925
    Gilt-finished lever movement, 19 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, translucent blue guilloché enamel dial, outer gold and white champlevé enamel ring with Roman hours, fancy personalized diamond-set hands, the hour hand in the form of the letter K capped by a heart, outer black enamel and diamond-set ring, circular rock crystal case, winding and set mechanisms in the chromed back secured by two screws, hinged rock crystal stand, movement signed by Longines, case signed and numbered by Cartier
    85mm diam.,


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    Accompanied by a Cartier fitted red leather presentation box.