11 June 2004
Cartier. A fine and rare platinum, rock crystal, enamel and diamond-set openface keyless lever watch with two-tone dial
Signed Cartier, Paris, circa 1920
With nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the two-tone silvered engine-turned dial with Arabic five minute divisions to the outer matte chapter ring, blued steel moon-style hands, the rock crystal case with Roman numerals and floral decoration to the gold and white enamel bezel, diamond-set marker at XII, diamond-set band, triangular platinum bow, together with an associated gold, platinum and rock crystal chain, dial and movement signed Cartier, Paris
49 mm. diam.
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A similar example is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti & Franco Nencini, 1st edition, p. 56.
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