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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 197

    Cartier. An 18K gold square wristwatch

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, GONDOLE VERTICALE MODEL, CASE NO. 970'500'593, CIRCA 1973

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    Cartier. An 18K gold square wristwatch
    Signed Cartier, Paris, Gondole Verticale model, case no. 970'500'593, circa 1973
    Cal. 97 B circular nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, white dial, Roman numerals, inner railway minute divisions, square case with rounded corners and stepped bezel, cabochon sapphire-set beaded crown, back secured by four screws, 18K gold Cartier deployant clasp, case signed and numbered, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. wide & 39 mm. overall length


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    With Cartier red presentation box.

    The model is illustrated and described in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, p. 288, and in The Cartier Collection: Timepieces, by François Chaille and Franco Cologni, p. 471.