CARTIER. A RARE 18K WHITE GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET
CARTIER. A RARE 18K WHITE GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET

SIGNED CARTIER, "TANK NORMALE", CIRCA 1926

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CARTIER. A RARE 18K WHITE GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET
Signed Cartier, "Tank Normale", circa 1926
With replacement Cartier 8 lignes''' nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, silvered matte dial with Roman numerals, rectangular case with wide flat sides, sapphire-set crown, dial and movement signed, the case handstamped with Cartier reference numbers, with 18k white gold Cartier numbered bracelet and pink gold deployant buckle
28mm length
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Please note that this watch is now accompanied by the original Cartier fitted box.

Lot Essay

Cartier introduced the "Tank" model of wristwatch in 1917. The present watch is an early example made even more rare having been produced in white gold.

For similar examples see Cologni, Cartier: The Tank Watch p. 185; and Barracca, Negretti & Nencini, Le Temps de Cartier, p. 129.

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