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    Sale 2177

    New York Jewels

    11 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 70

    AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND ROCK CRYSTAL WRISTWATCH, BY CARTIER

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    AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND ROCK CRYSTAL WRISTWATCH, BY CARTIER
    With nickel-finished lever backwound movement, 17 jewels, the cream rectangular dial with black Arabic numerals and blued-steel hands, the platinum case enhanced by baguette-cut diamonds, to the bracelet designed as an alternating series of single-cut diamond panels and open rectangular rock crystal links, mounted in platinum, circa 1920, 6¼ ins., with French assay mark
    Dial signed Cartier, movement and inside case signed European Watch and Clock Co., Inc., inside case no. 23008, caseback engraved with initials "G.L.L."


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