12 October 2006
CARTIER. A STAINLESS STEEL SQUARE AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH CENTER SECONDS, DATE AND BRACELET
Signed Cartier, "Santos", Case No. 296006727, circa 1990
With nickel-finished lever movement, white matte dial with Roman numerals, secret Cartier signature at seven o'clock, aperture for date, square water-resistant-type case with screw-set bezel, the back secured by eight screws, sapphire-set crown, case, dial and movement signed, with stainless steel Cartier Santos bracelet and deployant buckle
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Accompanied by Cartier red leather-covered box and instruction manual.
Please note this lot is sold without reserve.
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