• Important Watches auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    Important Watches

    2 December 2010, Hong Kong

  • Lot 3901

    CARTIER, TANK À GUICHET

    PLATINUM MANUALLY-WOUND JUMP HOUR WRISTWATCH, LIMITED EDITION OF 150

    NO. 99/150, MANUFACTURED IN 1997

    Price Realised  

    CARTIER, TANK À GUICHET

    PLATINUM MANUALLY-WOUND JUMP HOUR WRISTWATCH, LIMITED EDITION OF 150
    NO. 99/150, MANUFACTURED IN 1997
    Calibre 9752 MC, 19 jewels, jumping hours and minutes in apertures, two-part case, screwed engraved case back, ruby-set crown, 18k white gold Cartier deployant clasp, case and movement signed
    Dimensions: 26 x 37 mm.


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    US$15,500-23,000

    The present watch is a limited edition of 150 examples to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Cartier in 1997. It is also a re-edition of the historical Tank à Guichet model launched in the late 1920s.

    The model is illustrated and described in Cartier - The Tank Watch by Franco Cologni, pp. 206 & 250

    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, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.