• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 49

    CARTIER. A RARE 18K GOLD RETRACTABLE PENCIL WITH WATCH WITH ORIGINAL FITTED BOX

    SIGNED CARTIER, CIRCA 1925

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    CARTIER. A RARE 18K GOLD RETRACTABLE PENCIL WITH WATCH WITH ORIGINAL FITTED BOX
    SIGNED CARTIER, CIRCA 1925
    Copper-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic balance, rectangular ribbed pencil case, watch set in case, tapered end, monogram plaque, cabochon ruby-set crown, snap on cover, dial signed
    130mm length


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    Accompanied by original Cartier red leather monogrammed presentation box.

    A similar pencil with watch is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier, Barracca, J., Negretti, G. and Nencini, N., 1989, page. 217.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.