Important Collectors’ Watches, Pocket...

Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 501

Platinum & Diamond ?Gouvernail? Cartier, Paris, "Ronde Squelette", No. 36235. Entered in the registers on September 6, 1950. Fine and extremely rare, platinum and diamond-set wristwatch with a platinum bricklink bracelet with concealed yellow gold deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box.

CHF 200,000 - 250,000

EUR 120,000 - 150,000 / USD 165,000 - 210,000

Sold: CHF 210,000

C. Two-body, solid, brushed, circular, pierced, with 12 baguette diamond-set hour indexes, a double index at 12, outer stepped band, polished "Vendôme" type lugs, octagonal winding crown. D. Brushed platinum. Blued steel "Breguet" hands. M. 7 1/2''', signed European Watch & Clock Co., rhodium-plated, ?fausses cotes? decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to temperatures and 2 positions, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Cartier, case and movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., Inc. Diam. 32 mm. Thickness 7 mm. Approx. overall length 160 mm. From ?The Collection?

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


A similar watch is illustrated in ?White Cartier? by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Antiquorum Editions, 2006, p. 48.