28 October 1992,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 5,500
USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN EXTREMELY THIN PLATINUM HUNTER CASED DRESS WATCH AND CHAIN
SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS
The gilt keyless lever movement, signed Cartier, Paris, 20-jewels with steel spring barrel, made unusually thin by employing a train incorporating an off center second wheel with intermediate to center post, engine turned silvered dial with arabic chapters, blued steel Breguet hands, within a plain platinum case, numbered 6199/4139, by Edouard Jaeger, with reeded band and engine turned bezel, the chain of oval wire links spaced at intervals by seed pearls, 1920's--50 mm. diam.
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The watch is approimately 3mm. thick.
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