29 October 2002
CARTIER. A GOLD LIPSTICK CASE WITH CONCEALED WATCH
Signed Cartier, circa 1940
With nickel finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the silvered matt dial with Arabic and baton numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, in a ribbed gold case, concealed within a rectangular lipstick case, the central panel with engraved monograms, dial signed Cartier, movement signed Pery Watch Co.
80 mm. long
This case is sold with the original fitted Cartier presentation box with the owner's monograms.
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