29 October 2002
CARTIER. A FINE 18K GOLD TONNEAU-SHAPED WRISTWATCH WITH SINGLE BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH
Signed Cartier, Paris, Private Collection, Model Tortue, No. 0622CC, recent
With engraved skeletonised nickel finished lever movement, 21 jewels, the matt white dial with Roman numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, sweep centre seconds, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minute register, the tonneau-shaped case with glazed back secured by eight screws, chronograph mechanism operated through the crown, together with an 18k pink gold Cartier buckle deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
33 x 43 mm.
This watch is sold with a Cartier Private Collection presentation box
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For the original version of this watch created in the late 20s, see Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti and Franco Nencini, edition Publi Prom, pages 164 and 165.
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