19 May 1997
Cartier. A rare 18 carat gold rectangular wristwatch
Signed Cartier, case and movement signed European Watch and Clock Co., Tank model, circa 1940
With rectangular shaped nickel finished lever movement, 15 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the white dial with Roman numerals, the rectangular case with back secured by four screws in the band, cabochon sapphire set crown, straight lugs, together with an 18 carat gold Cartier deployant clasp, dial signed Cartier, case and movement signed European Watch and Clock Co.
37 mm. long
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A similar watch is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, p. 257.
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