11 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000
AN UNUSUAL 'WALNUT' CLOCK, BY CARTIER
The oval white dial with Arabic and baton numerals and blued steel hands to the textured gold 'walnut' case, mechanical movement, 3.9 cm wide, with London hallmarks for 9 carat gold, 1963, in original fitted red leather Cartier case
Dial signed Cartier, case signed Cartier, Nos. 6488 and 9545, back wind movement signed Jaeger
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