• Lot 118

    Cartier. A very fine and unique platinum bell-shaped wristwatch, made for the 150th Anniversary of Cartier

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, LA CLOCHE MODEL, NO. 1/1 - 1996, REF. W1520551, CASE NO. A 112962, MANUFACTURED IN 1996

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    Cartier. A very fine and unique platinum bell-shaped wristwatch, made for the 150th Anniversary of Cartier
    Signed Cartier, Paris, La Cloche model, No. 1/1 - 1996, ref. W1520551, case no. A 112962, manufactured in 1996
    Circular nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, engine-turned silvered dial, Roman and baton numerals, bell-shaped case, cabochon sapphire-set crown, back secured by four screws in the band, 18K white gold Cartier deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. overall width


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    With Cartier Certificat de Garantie Internationale, original sales tag, brochure and red presentation box.

    The present "La Cloche" No. 1/1 - 1996 is a unique example of this model in platinum made to celebrate Cartier's 150th Anniversary in 1996.

    It is a reproduction of the celebrated 'Cloche' originally created in 1925, illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Barracca, Negretti, Nencini, p. 124.

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