• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5897

    Jewels at South Kensington

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 87

    An 18ct. gold and diamond "Tortue" wristwatch, by Cartier

    Price Realised  


    An 18ct. gold and diamond "Tortue" wristwatch, by Cartier
    The engine turned tonneau shaped dial with Roman numerals to a polished case, the glazed reverse revealing the movement, with maker's 18ct. gold deployant clasp, convention hallmarks
    Dial signed Cartier Paris, case, movement and clasp signed Cartier, case No. 0130MG 2496C, movement No. 430 MC

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    Post Lot Text

    Please note that as the strap for the above watch may be made of endangered or protected animal materials, such as crocodile, it is not sold with the watch but is for display purposes only. Christie's will need to remove and retain the straps before collection by the purchaser.