A FINE ART DECO PLATINUM, 18K GOLD, DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND ROCK CRYSTAL POCKETWATCH, CARTIER
European Watch & Clock Co. Inc.
The circular rock crystal case with engine turned dial, Roman numeral chapters, minute notation, black enamel decorated bezel and blued steel "Oriental Cartier" hands to the diamond accented platinum frame, the rock crystal reverse inscribed with the initials "AES" and revealing the keyless skeleton movement, diameter 49 mm, in a signed box, circa 1929
Dial signed Cartier, France, movement signed European Watch and Clock Co. Inc.
Formerly belonging to Alfred E. Smith
Four term New York Governor, Presidential Candidate
Antiquorum, December 15, 1998