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Cartier. A fine and rare platinum and 18K gold curved rectangular wristwatch
Cartier. A fine and rare platinum and 18K gold curved rectangular wristwatch

SIGNED CARTIER, GRANDE TANK CINTREE MODEL, MOVEMENT SIGNED EUROPEAN WATCH & CLOCK CO., CIRCA 1928

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Cartier. A fine and rare platinum and 18K gold curved rectangular wristwatch
Signed Cartier, Grande Tank Cintree model, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., circa 1928
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, the large curved platinum case with sapphire-set crown, the 18K gold back secured by four screws in the platinum band, case hand-stamped with Cartier reference numbers, dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co.
46 mm. long

Lot Essay

The Tank Cintree, introduced in 1921, was designed with a curved case for a better fit on one's wrist, similar to the Tonneau line introduced in 1906.

Examples of the Tank Cintree are illustrated in Cartier The Tank Watch by Franco Cologni, pp. 192 & 193.
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