Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 191

Cartier - “Baignoire Allongée, 1991”; limited edition of 400 pieces; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, curvex, vertical oval “Baignoire”-shaped, oversized lady’s wristwatch, with case-back screwed by four screws on the case-band, “Vendôme”-type hooded lugs, guilloché (engine-turned) silver colour dial with elongated radial Roman numerals, secret Cartier signature at 7, cabochon sapphire-set crown.

Brand Cartier, Paris

Model “Baignoire Allongée, 1991”

Year Circa 1991

Case No. A 108 124

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet black crocodile leather Cartier strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp

Caliber 8’’’ ¼

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box

HKD 70,000 - 90,000

USD 9,000 - 11,600 / EUR 8,400 - 10,800 / CHF 9,000 - 11,600

Sold: HKD 187,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2 *
Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Cartier, “Baignoire Allongée”
The “Baignoire Allongée” is among the largest and rarest watches produced by Cartier London during the late-1960’s.
In 1991, a limited edition of 400 examples was released; the modern version is marked “Paris” on the dial and case-back.