12 May 2014
Cartier. A fine and rare 18K gold ultra slim hunter case keyless lever watch
Signed Cartier, Paris, movement no. 9626, case nos. 9785, 9626 and 11446, circa 1925
Mechanical ultra slim lever movement, 20 jewels, engine-turned silvered dial, Roman numerals, inner Arabic 24 hour indication, ultra slim circular case, ribbed band, case numbered, dial and movement signed
48 mm. diam.
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The present watch is a fine example of one of Cartier's "tranche couteau" dress watches, referring to the ultra thin case resembling a knife's edge.
Only around 50 examples of the ref. 6062 in pink gold were ever sold. This example, offered on 13 May, is one of the best
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