Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

Hong Kong,the Ritz Carlton Hotel,harbour Room, 3rd Floor, Jun 02, 2007

LOT 208

Yellow Gold ?Rectangulaire Back-winding? Cartier, Paris, "Rectangulaire", movement by European Watch and Clock Co. Inc?, circa 1960. Very fine, rectangular, 18K yellow gold Gentleman's wristwatch with back winding and an 18K pink gold deployant clasp.

HKD 40,000 - 50,000

USD 5,300 - 6,500 / EUR 4,000 - 5,000

Sold: HKD 35,400

C. Two-body, solid, polished, downturned lugs, case back screws on the band, dust protection cover, back winder. D. Off-white with painted radial Roman numerals, inner minute track. Blued steel "Breguet" hands. M. Cal. 409, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balancespring. Dial signed, case numbered, movement signed: ?European Watch and Clock Co. Inc?. Dim. 19 x 33 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


An identical watch is illustrated in: ?Le Temps de Cartier?, b by Barracca, Negretti & Nencini, 1989, p. 213.