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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 203

    Cartier. A very fine, rare and unusual silver, gold, enamel, agate and diamond-set three train 8-day quarter repeating grande sonnerie "cube" desk clock with alarm

    SIGNED CARTIER, NO. 18'652, CIRCA 1915

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    Cartier. A very fine, rare and unusual silver, gold, enamel, agate and diamond-set three train 8-day quarter repeating grande sonnerie "cube" desk clock with alarm
    Signed Cartier, No. 18'652, circa 1915
    With three train gilt-finished 8-day lever movement, quarter repeating, striking and alarm on two polished steel hammers, the white enamel dial with Breguet numerals, diamond-set hands, central alarm hand, applied silver and white enamel bead decorated bezel, in rectangular silver case with translucent royal blue enamel on engine-turned sunburst pattern decorated background, white enamel borders, the sides set with two small white gold and diamond-set flower-shaped studs, a gold beaded ring to the base, the winding and hand setting holes closed by sliding a lever in the back, amethyst repeating plunger and applied white gold and diamond-set initial M to the top, on agate base with molded edges, case with hand-stamped Cartier reference number, dial signed
    102 mm. high


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