• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 311

    Cartier. A fine and rare platinum limited edition square wristwatch

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, SANTOS DUMONT, MECANIQUE, NO. 57/90, REF. 1575-1, CASE NO. C 71406, MANUFACTURED IN 1994

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    Cartier. A fine and rare platinum limited edition square wristwatch
    Signed Cartier, Paris, Santos Dumont, Mecanique, no. 57/90, ref. 1575-1, case no. C 71406, manufactured in 1994
    Cal. 21 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, pink matte dial, Roman numerals, secret signature at VII, blued steel moon-style hands, outer railway minute divisions, square case, riveted bezel, back secured by four screws in the band, cabochon sapphire-set crown, 18K white gold Cartier deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    27 mm. wide


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    The present watch is number 57 of a limited series of 90 examples of this model made to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the famous Santos-Dumont wristwatch.

    It is furthermore preserved in like new condition and will be delivered with Cartier red presentation box.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.