13 November 2006
Cartier. A fine and rare 18K gold and black onyx openface keyless lever fob watch
Signed Cartier, case numbered 11826 to the inside, bow numbered 862, movement signed European Watch and Clock Co., Inc., circa 1920
With nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matte with Roman numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, the circular case entirely in onyx, the gold and black enamel bezel with dot decoration, gold crown and bow, case stamped with Cartier reference numbers, dial signed Cartier, movement signed EWC
50 mm. diam.
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For another example of an onyx and gold openface watch see Le Temps de Cartier by J. Barracca, G. Negretti, F. Nencini, p. 85.
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