12 November 2007
Cartier. A fine, rare and unusual 18K gold backwound Helm wristwatch
Signed Cartier, case nos. 56003 and 033862, movement signed Jaeger-LeCoultre, no. 536154, circa 1950
With gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered matte dial with applied gold dagger and Arabic numerals, in circular case with crown to the back, all set within the circular helm-form outer case, t-lugs, contemporary 18K pink gold Cartier deployant clasp, case stamped EJ for Edmond Jaeger and with hand-stamped Cartier reference numbers, dial signed Cartier, movement signed Jaeger-LeCoultre
28 mm. diam.
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For a similar "Helm" watch see The Cartier Collection - Timepieces, Editions Flammarion, p. 396.
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