11 May 2015
Cartier. A fine, slim and elegant 18K gold openface keyless lever chronograph watch with register
Signed Cartier, movement signed E.W. & C. Co. Inc., case no. 10'549, circa 1925
Mechanical movement, 27 jewels, silvered matte dial, Roman numerals, outer railway Arabic five minute divisions, two subsidiary dials for 30 minutes register and constant seconds, slim circular case, enlarged bezel, snap on back, chronograph button in the crown, case numbered and stamped EJ (Edmond Jaeger), dial signed Cartier, movement signed by maker, bow with Cartier reference numbers and stamped EJ
49 mm. diam.
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The present watch with its perfect proportions and clean lines is an elegant example of Cartier's Art Deco period. Cartier already well established by the 1920's excelled during this period with their extraordinary creations and timeless designs.
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