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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 365

    Cartier. A fine and rare 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with two-tone silvered dial and 24 hour display

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, CASE NO. 19697, MOVEMENT SIGNED E.W. & C. CO. INC., CIRCA 1915

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    Cartier. A fine and rare 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with two-tone silvered dial and 24 hour display
    Signed Cartier, Paris, case no. 19697, movement signed E.W. & C. Co. Inc., circa 1915
    Nickel-finished lever movement, 19 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, engine-turned two-tone silvered dial, black enamel Roman numerals on blank chapter ring, blued steel "Gothic" hands, inner ring calibrated for the Arabic 24 hour indication, slim circular case, snap on back, case numbered, dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc.
    44 mm. diam.


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    A similar, possibly the present watch, also featuring "Gothic" hands is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, p. 28.