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Hong Kong, Apr 23, 2006

LOT 245

Unique Piece, ?Baignoire Oblique Driver? Cartier, London, No. 10548/7940. Case with London hallmarks for 1967. Very fine and unique, 18K yellow gold lady?s asymmetrical wristwatch with the original Cartier, London, 18K gold deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted Cartier box.

HKD 55,000 - 70,000

USD 7,000 - 9,000 / EUR 6,000 - 7,500

Sold: HKD 153,400

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, molded bezel secured by two screws, concealed lugs with screwed bars, cabochon sapphire set winding crown. D. White painted with radial Roman numerals. Blued steel ?Baton? hands. M. Cal.845, by Le Coultre, oval, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber. Dial and case signed by Cartier, movement signed Le Coultre Co. Dim. 25 x 20 mm. Thickness 7 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original