10 December 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 9,375
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A DIAMOND AND PEARL DRESS WATCH, BY CARTIER
The engine-turned silvered dial with black Roman and Arabic numerals and blued-steel hands to the single-cut diamond outer border and two pearl set bar-link watch chains, pearls untested, circa 1910, 75.6 cm long, with French assay mark for platinum
Dial signed Cartier, case signed No. 21412, movement signed EWC for European Watch & Clock Co. No. 12455
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