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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 213

    CARTIER. A RARE 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL PURSE WATCH

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS AND EUROPEAN WATCH AND CLOCK CO., "ECLIPSE", MOVEMENT NO. 418396, CASE NO. 3510, CIRCA 1929

    Price Realised  

    CARTIER. A RARE 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL PURSE WATCH
    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS AND EUROPEAN WATCH AND CLOCK CO., "ECLIPSE", MOVEMENT NO. 418396, CASE NO. 3510, CIRCA 1929
    With nickel-finished lever movement, signed European Watch and Clock Co., 15 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, adjusted to 3 positions, silvered matte dial with Roman numerals, blued steel hands, rectangular engraved fluted case with black enamel bands and end caps, spring loaded sliding mechanism released by two cabochon sapphires revealing the dial, case stamped with Cartier reference numbers, the dial signed Cartier
    42mm length x 30mm width


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    Accompanied by Cartier red suede pouch.

    A similar watch is illustrated in Chaille and Cologni, The Cartier Collection: Timepieces, p. 293.