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    Sale 7478

    Contemporary Jewels and Watches

    1 November 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 37

    CARTIER. A VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM TONNEAU-SHAPED DOUBLE RETROGRADE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, PRIVATE COLLECTION, MODEL "TORTUE XL TOURBILLON", NO. 10/25, CASE NO. 2808, CIRCA 2006

    Price Realised  

    CARTIER. A VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM TONNEAU-SHAPED DOUBLE RETROGRADE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, PRIVATE COLLECTION, MODEL "TORTUE XL TOURBILLON", NO. 10/25, CASE NO. 2808, CIRCA 2006

    With nickel-finished lever movement, 42 jewels, the engine-turned silvered dial with Roman numerals for retrograde hours and Arabic numerals for retrograde minintes, secret signature at V, blued steel moon-style hands, one minute tourbillon carriage visible at 6, in tonneau-shaped case with glazed display back secured by eight screws, together with a platinum Cartier concealed deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. wide


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    AED190,000-290,000

    This watch is accompanied by the original Cartier presentation boxes with outer packaging, Limited Edition Certificate and Certificate of Guarantee dated 7 December 2006.

    This watch is number 10 of a limited edition of just 25 examples produced.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.