Cartier. An unusual wooden and gold minute repeating travel clock
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Cartier. An unusual wooden and gold minute repeating travel clock

SIGNED CARTIER, FRANCE, MOVEMENT SIGNED E.W. & C. CO. INC. FRANCE, CIRCA 1935

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Cartier. An unusual wooden and gold minute repeating travel clock
Signed Cartier, France, movement signed E.W. & C. Co. Inc. France, circa 1935
With gilt-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, minute repeating on two gongs, the silvered dial with Roman numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, the rectangular-shaped wooden case with sliding back panel to reveal the movement, the case entirely covered in maroon-coloured snake skin, gold bezel and pendant, gold repeat button in the case, dial signed Cartier, movement signed E. W. & C. Co. Inc. France and numbered
61x52x32 mm.
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

Lot Essay

A similar minute repeating travel clock is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti & Franco Nencini, p. 186.
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