12 May 2008
Cartier. A fine and rare 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with two-tone silvered dial
Signed Cartier, Paris, case nos. 9611 and 8722, movement signed Cartier, Paris, circa 1920
With nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the engine-turned two-tone silvered dial with black enamel Roman numerals, inner ring calibrated for the Arabic 24 hour indication, in circular case with triangular bow, inlaid white enamel initials MS to the snap on back, case numbered, dial and movement signed
45 mm. diam.
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A similar watch is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, p. 28.
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