Hotel Richemond, Geneva
18 May 2004
Cartier. A fine and unusual 18K gold Helm wristwatch
Signed Cartier, Paris, case no. 38665, movement signed European Watch and Clock Co., Inc., circa 1950
With nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matt dial with black baton five minute divisions, in circular case with inlaid black enamel baton hour markers to the bezel, snap on back, all set within the circular helm-form outer case, t-lugs, together with an 18K pink gold Cartier deployant clasp numbered 13723, case with Cartier hand-stamped reference number, dial signed Cartier, movement signed EWC
35 mm. diam.
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A similar watch is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by J. Barracca, G. Negretti, F. Nencini, p. 248.
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