Cartier. A fine and very rare platinum and diamond set wristwatch with Cartier fitted presentation box  Case No.5165, 1920's
Lot 65
Cartier. A fine and very rare platinum and diamond set wristwatch with Cartier fitted presentation box Case No.5165, 1920's
Sold for £16,800 (US$ 28,210) inc. premium
Lot Details
Cartier. A fine and very rare platinum and diamond set wristwatch with Cartier fitted presentation box
Case No.5165, 1920's
19-jewel movement with 8 adjustments signed European Watch & Clock Co.Inc, cream dial with painted Arabic numerals and signed Cartier France, blued steel hands, rectangular cut-sided case set with brilliant cut diamonds with baguette cut quarters, double hinged design also set with diamonds, the case back numbered and held by four screws, fitted silk cord with platinum and diamond yokes, yellow gold and black enamel deployant clasp also divided on each side by two brilliant cut diamonds, together with a red leather Cartier fitted box
14mm.

Footnotes

  • Cartier wristwatches of this style and period are particular rare and examples with European Watch Company movements are of the highest quality. For a similar example see 'Le Temps De Cartier' page 157. This present lot has been in the current vendors family since the 1920's.
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