29 May 2008
CARTIER, SMALL "TORTUE"
LADY'S 18K GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET MANUAL-WINDING TONNEAU-SHAPED WRISTWATCH
REF. 916501CD, CASE NO. 2643, CIRCA 2003
Calibre 430 MC, 18 jewels, the silvered sunray effect dial with painted Roman numerals, secret signature at X, in two-part case with pavé-set diamond bezel and lugs, diamond-set octagonal-shaped crown, transparent back fastened by four screws and another four in the bands, 18k gold Cartier deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
Dimensions: 28 x 34 mm.
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