Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc...

Basel April 21, 1990, Apr 21, 1990

LOT 459

Cartier Paris "Cabriolet Reversible", No. 29682, circa 1940, produced in very few examples in two sizes. Extremely fine and rare, rectangular, 18ct gold, gentleman's wristwatch, with 18 ct pink gold Cartier deployant clasp.

CHF 80,000 - 100,000

C. massive, polished, top winder. D. white, with painted Roman numerals. "Baton", blued steel hands. M. 6"' baguette, signed European Watch & Clock Co., rhodiumed, 18 jewels, lever escapement, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, adjusted to temperatures and 2 positions, flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 20x31 mm.

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A similar watch is published in "Ore d'Oro 2", page 129, and in "le temps de Cartier" by Y. Barracca, G. Negretti and F. Nencini, page 205.