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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 115

    Cartier. A very fine, rare and unusual agate, coral and gold paperweight with triple calendar watch

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, NO. 2395, MOVEMENT SIGNED EUROPEAN WATCH AND CLOCK CO. INC., CASE NUMBERED 4165, 6223 AND 2395, CIRCA 1925

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    Cartier. A very fine, rare and unusual agate, coral and gold paperweight with triple calendar watch
    Signed Cartier, Paris, No. 2395, movement signed European Watch and Clock Co. Inc., case numbered 4165, 6223 and 2395, circa 1925
    Nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, hands set through the base, engine-turned gilt dial with Roman numerals on blank chapter ring, three windows for day, date and month, rectangular agate case with chamfered ends, raised engine-turned silver gilt bezel, octagonal gold-mounted cabochon coral finials to the sides, gilt metal base with hinged stand, case signed and numbered 2395, 6223, 4165, dial signed, movement signed European Watch and Clock Co. Inc.
    110 mm. overall length


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    A similar timepiece, possibly the present one, is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, p. 177.