12 May 2008
Cartier. A fine and rare slim 18K gold openface minute repeating keyless lever dress watch
Signed Cartier, case no. 13585, movement signed European Watch and Clock Co. Inc., manufactured in 1925
With nickel-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers, the cream matte dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, in circular slim case with snap on back, repeating slide in the band, case numbered, dial signed, movement signed E.W.C. & Co., Inc.
48 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Cartier, the present watch was sold by Cartier in London in 1925.
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