5 June 2003
Cartier. A fine platinum openface keyless lever watch with two-tone dial
Signed Cartier, movement and case signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., circa 1930
With nickel-finished lever movement, 19 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered engine-turned dial with Roman numerals on silvered matte chapter ring, inner 24-hour display with Arabic numerals on silvered matte chapter ring, stylized blued steel hands, the thin circular case with enlarged bezel, plain snap on back, triangular bow, together with Cartier fitted red leather presentation box, accompanied by an associated platinum chain, case signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc. and hand-stamped with Cartier reference numbers, dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc.
48 mm. diam.
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