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    Sale 1357

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    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 117

    Cartier. A rare and unusual gilt brass and marble eight day spheric desk timepiece with stand

    SIGNED CARTIER, 8 DAYS, CIRCA 1935

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    Cartier. A rare and unusual gilt brass and marble eight day spheric desk timepiece with stand
    Signed Cartier, 8 Days, circa 1935
    Gilt-finished 8-day movement wound and hands set through the bezel, gilt dial, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, marble spheric case, on fitted one-piece marble stand, dial signed, stand stamped with Cartier reference number
    110 mm. diam., approx. 130 mm. high


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    For another example of a Cartier "Spherical Clock" see The Cartier Collection - Timepieces, Editions Flammarion, pp. 308 & 309.