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    Sale 7606

    The London Sale, Jewels

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    AN EDWARD VII 1902 FIVE POUND GOLD COIN WATCH, BY CARTIER

    Price Realised  

    AN EDWARD VII 1902 FIVE POUND GOLD COIN WATCH, BY CARTIER
    The hinged cover opening to reveal a cream-coloured engine-turned dial with black Roman numerals and blued steel hands within a gold frame to the cabochon sapphire crown, mechanical movement, circa 1930, 3.5 cm diameter
    Dial signed Cartier Paris, Nos. 4479 and 6173, case No. 64532


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    Literature

    Cf. Barracca, Negretti & Nencini, Le Temps de Cartier, Wrist International, Milan, 1989, pp. 144-145